Post Tagged with: "gun violence"

Gun Buyback Programs: A Lesson in Futility and Failure

Gun Buyback Programs: A Lesson in Futility and Failure

July 21, 2014 at 8:40 am 2 comments

by Matt MacBradaigh: Gun buyback programs are seeing renewed discussion in many American cities in part because gun buybacks may seem like an intuitive way to reduce crime, by reducing the number of ‘guns on the streets.’  The research, however, clearly demonstrates that gun buybacks are a waste of tax dollars […]

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The Polls Are In: Gun Control Loses with the American Public

The Polls Are In: Gun Control Loses with the American Public

September 26, 2013 at 8:15 am 4 comments

by Matt MacBradaigh: A recent poll shows that the average American rejects the partisan rhetoric calling for more gun control. Rather, the American public falls more in line with academic research, recognizing that superficial legislation cannot curb violent crime, but may in fact make it worse. An AP-NORC Center for Public […]

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Gun Rights in America: Let Millennials Defend Themselves

Gun Rights in America: Let Millennials Defend Themselves

February 20, 2013 at 9:00 am 0 comments

by Laura Giunta Gun control advocates have long pushed the view that the American people, when armed, are a danger to themselves.  This is especially true when it comes to our nation’s young people, specifically college students and twenty-somethings, who are painted as being either too reckless or too skittish […]

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