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Showing posts with label registration. Show all posts

Jacob Sullum: Mass Shooting Delusions

Those "common-sense gun safety laws.      Two days after the massacre in San Bernardino, Marco Rubio said something that most gun control supporters probably thought was outrageous. The Florida senator, who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination, told CBS News "none of the major shootings that have occurred in this country  ... MORE

The Federal Government's Illegal Registry Of Gun Owners

by Joshua Krause.     I remember after the Sandy Hook shooting, when states like New York and Connecticut passed laws that would force their gun owning residents to register some of their firearms. At the time I thought that was a little absurd. Not knowing any better, I just assumed that the government already knew exactly what kinds of firearms  ... MORE

David Kopel: The Costs And Consequences Of Gun Control

Weighing good and harm.   Today the Cato Institute published my monograph “The Costs and Consequences of Gun Control.” The policy analysis examines several gun control proposals which have been promoted by the Obama administration and the gun control lobby: bans on so-called assault weapons; bans on standard magazines; confiscation;   ... MORE

Ed Krayewski: Time For A Police Offenders Registry

Can we agree police job is a privilege, not a right? This week, the Department of Justice announced new guidelines against racial profiling. The changes don't actually change all that much. As regular incidents of police brutality get more and more mainstream media attention, it's time for a bold move from the White House.   ... MORE

DC’s Gun Restrictions Takes One Between The Eyes

by Ross Kaminsky. Concealed weapons legal in DC until further notice. The ruling of Washington, DC district court judge Fredrick Scullin in the most important current challenge to that city's unconstitutional restrictions on Second Amendment rights takes judicial action against intentionally law-breaking jurisdictions to a most welcome new  ... MORE

Why Gun Owners Oppose Universal Background Checks

Building the gun owner database.     Gun control groups (including the Obama White House) have been pushing hard for new laws and restrictions on firearms. One of their biggest dreams is to have what is known as a “universal background check” (UBC). The gun control groups see this as a panacea to stop violence. They believe that if they   ... MORE

Mark Meckler: Connecticut Gun Owners Deliver A Message

Registration? Hell no!       Did you know that quietly--very quietly thanks to a biased media--tens of thousands of American citizens delivered a message about the limits of government? Did you know that citizens of one state engaged in a mass act of civil disobedience that has left statist officials from both parties scratching their heads as an ... MORE