Second Amendment

Responding to Newtown

Responding to Newtown

By John Biver

An excellent summary from Heritage: When confronted with the murder of children, the only reaction is anger, shock, and grief. Since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, America has been…

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Gun control and the facts on violence

By John Biver

Facts regarding gun control — from the Wall Street Journal and HotAir.com: Joyce Lee Malcolm: Two Cautionary Tales of Gun Control After a school massacre, the U.K. banned handguns in 1998. A decade later,…

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Good laws will never abolish all evil

By John Biver

Unfortunately Jeff Jacoby is right about the Sandy Hook tragedy: How can such terrible evil be thwarted? The desperate need for answers – better yet, for an answer – is always palpable after a…

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What About Entertainment Control?

What About Entertainment Control?

By John Biver

A few excellent observations from Mona Charen: Mass shooting has become an American form of psychosis — with each new horror inviting an even more grotesque imitator. Mental illness takes different forms in different…

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After Newtown, and Before It

After Newtown, and Before It

By John Biver

From the National Review: It is easy, and in moments of despair such as Friday quite understandable, to scream “more” to gun control, “more” to the morass of airport-style security that is spreading its…

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Goodwill to Men

By The Editor

From Erick Erickson at Red State: [Gun control] efforts, even if they are successful, will not stop this cycle of violence. Discussions of gun control are easier to have than discussions about mental health….

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