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‘Gun Control Fails,’ Say Statistics from.…Gun-Control Advocates

After the Newtown, Connecticut mass murder [1], anti-rights politicians and media shifted into high gear. The only “solution” for such a tragedy was another gun ban; within two days, Senator Dianne Feinstein [2] introduced her version. Pundits like the Washington Post’s Ezra Klein [3] politicized the tragedy by claiming that America is an unusually violent place, […]

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Until U.S. Understands Police Limitations, Some Will Put Faith in Gun Control

We cops know the truth, but we rarely explain it to civilians or politicians. Newtown, Connecticut: twenty children and seven adults are dead at the hands of a madman. Across the nation, police officers are shaking with frustration. They rage because the facts of the attack — which will continue to develop for many days […]

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Gun Control is Evil Misspelled

If you’re the biblically minded sort, then the trouble began when a jealous Cain clubbed Abel to death, but if you’re evolutionarily minded, then it’s a “chicken and egg” question. Violence had no beginning, except perhaps in the Big Bang; it was always here, coded into the DNA. The issue isn’t really guns. Guns are […]

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U.K., New Zealand & Australia: higher rates of violent crime than the U.S.

Whenever gun control advocates talk about the need to civilize American society and finally do something about the proliferation of guns, they inevitably will point to the U.K. and Australia as places where gun bans have worked. This common misconception is spurred on by charts and statistics showing a lower rate of gun homicides in […]

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