Lawmakers are peddling restrictions on self-defense and other rights to a frightened public.
Such inflammatory exaggeration seems designed to avoid a substantive discussion of the presidential candidate's gun control proposals.
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Most teens who are depressed or bullied will never respond with mass violence. You wouldn't know it from these threat assessment recommendations.
A comparison with other states finds "no statistically significant long-term effects" on violent or property crime rates.
The 2018 Uniform Crime Report contained bad news for pessimists but good news for everybody else.
The war on terror leaves more dead civilians in its wake.
But with one huge exception—a massive spike in reported sexual assaults—the 2018 survey found only statistically insignificant increases.
The Media Claimed Andy Ngo Was Complicit in a Far-Right Attack on Antifa. But the Video Doesn't Support That.
“There’s some merit in some of the criticisms of things that I’ve gotten wrong,” admits the former Quillette reporter.
It's necessary to confront the threat of white nationalism on the political right, but it must be done without handing new powers to law enforcement and government.
The nation's leading scholar of mass shootings explains how media coverage of horrific events such as El Paso and Dayton stoke unwarranted fear and anxiety.
Nine people were injured during the weekend's protests in Hong Kong, including one woman who might be permanently blind after a violent encounter with the police.
Democratic Socialists of America Voted To Establish an Anti-Fascist Working Group. It Was Controversial.
Some DSAers were worried about being associated with antifa, but the motion passed 521–493.
To Stop Mass Shooters, Trump Says, We Should Make Involuntary Psychiatric Treatment Easier. No, We Shouldn't.
Because psychiatrists are terrible at predicting violent behavior, the wider net would catch lots of harmless people.
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Companies should forced neither to help spread offensive speech nor to suppress it.
A new book probes the roots of humans' destructive impulses.
Studies show no connection between games and real-world aggression.
The presidential contender feels no need to defend the policies he favors, because "we all know" they are "the right thing to do."
Masked activists attacked the Quillette editor with fists and milkshakes, sending him to the emergency room.
In contrast, police killed nearly 1,000 people last year.
Colorado's New 'Red Flag' Law Illustrates the Pitfalls of Disarming People Based on Their Future Behavior
The process for obtaining "extreme risk protection orders" that take away people's Second Amendment rights is rigged against gun owners from the outset.
With big tech helping government officials to control the sharing of information, we need to support alternatives to undermine their censorious efforts.
New study trashes crappy consensus correlating gaming violence and aggression in real life
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has some concerns.
The link that Alex Berenson perceives between cannabis and violence is not apparent in careful research on the issue.
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A sports-averse quasi-pacifist finds his happy place: an esports sensation dedicated to simulating shooting people in the face.
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The debate about a 1985 kerfuffle involving Brett Kavanaugh reveals a split in perceptions of how men should be expected to behave when they drink.
"My only sin is the extrajudicial killings."
Criminologist Gary Kleck debated Paul Helmke, the former president and CEO of the Brady Center, at the Soho Forum.
This Liberal Carried an American Flag to Protest Fascism in Portland. Antifa Cracked His Head Open With a Bat.
Masked Antifa agitators told Welch, a Hillary voter, to hand over the flag. He resisted. They attacked.
Gaps in Connecticut's self-defense law lead to 18-month sentence.