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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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