Tags » Gun Laws

Tighter Gun Laws Will Leave Libertarians Better-Armed Than Everybody Else

In a politically polarized America, gun control is destined to be obeyed primarily by its advocates.

J.D. Tuccille reports: Has it occurred to anybody that when restrictive laws are imposed, they’re likely to have the greatest impact on the people most willing to obey them? 518 more words

Think Tank

Mental Illness and Gun Control: Where Do We Draw the Line Between Constitutional Rights and Individuals’ Safety?

America is not a stranger to gun violence as it leads developing countries in the number of gun-related homicides per year. Since one of America’s most horrendous acts of gun violence in its history, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 that killed 20 children and 6 adults, the United States has faced 1,518 mass shootings as of October 2017. 1,563 more words

Opinion Pieces

How a temporary restraining order for guns could help stop mass shootings

One relatively unknown tool for stopping gun violence may soon get a lot more attention.

An Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) empowers family members and police to take guns away from a person who may pose a danger to themselves or others. 39 more words

Gun Control

"Most Armed Man in America" on guns

His firearms collection dwarfs the number of guns — 47 — allegedly found in the Las Vegas hotel suite and two homes of mass shooter Stephen Paddock, for instance, but the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is unable to confirm whether Bernstein has amassed more weapons than any other U. 398 more words


Bowling For Columbine (2002)

Plot: Documentary based on the consequences that lead to the Columbine High School Massacre in 1999. It also explores the opinions on guns in America and whether they’re causing more damage than good. 171 more words


Senator Angus King Stops Short Of Calling For Assault Weapon Ban

Senator Angus King, I-Maine, discusses the president Donald Trump’s overseas trip, if relations with North Korea may be stabilizing, the Russia investigation, background checks and reforming gun laws. 23 more words


Outrage grows over Texas massacre suspect's ability to buy weapons

The suspect had a history of domestic violence and mental health issues.