There are a lot of good reasons to own a gun, but fighting a revolution is among the most far-fetched. Unfortunately, a recent poll finds that much of the public thinks otherwise.
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A few respondents to my “5 inconvenient truths about Detroit crime” column seem to think I set up a strawman in point 3, when I say that more guns, less crime is hogwash and that Detroit’s example proves it. “Who is making the ‘arm Detroit’ argument?” my friend @TimChilcote asked via Twitter. Nobody, I responded. … Continue Reading →
One of the silliest arguments coming from gun advocates is that we don’t need more gun controls since criminals will always find a way to get guns.
If you’re the kind of person who hates labor unions because they spend too much time protecting people they shouldn’t and put their own interests above the good of others, there are a few things you might want to know about the NRA. Rather than act as an advocate for responsible gun use and fight … Continue Reading →
With the recent atrocity at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown Connecticut, the NRA had the opportunity to prove that they are not only an organization who stands for protecting the rights of responsible, law abiding gun owners but also a group that takes their leadership role seriously. Instead the NRA settled right back in … Continue Reading →
I do not think the charge should ever be made lightly, but perhaps someone can tell me why this Rand Paul pitch featuring a rifle pointed at the head of the President of the United States should not be called treasonous? The target audience for this ad banner are people who collect so-called assault rifles … Continue Reading →
The tragic death of Trayvon Martin has touched people in many ways, but when you take out all the emotional and political aspects, it can be distilled to one sentence. Trayvon Martin would still be alive if George Zimmerman had stayed in his car, as the dispatcher had advised, and waited for the police to … Continue Reading →