Post Tagged with: "Second Amendment"

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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Top 5 Gun Control Failures of 2013

Top 5 Gun Control Failures of 2013

March 6, 2014 at 8:45 am 3 comments

Matt MacBradaigh:  Last year was an epic year of fail for gun control advocates. The anti-gun bullies thought they sensed sea change in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting – that sweeping gun control restrictions were all but a done deal. In retrospect, nothing was further from the […]

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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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George Zimmerman is NOT the Typical Story of Defensive Gun Use

George Zimmerman is NOT the Typical Story of Defensive Gun Use

July 25, 2013 at 8:00 am 19 comments

by Matt MacBradaigh: The trial of George Zimmerman over the shooting of Trayvon Martin has stirred national debate on race relations and on guns and violence in America. President Obama, who by many accounts has lost politically in his push for tighter gun control, has exploited the incident stating after […]

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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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