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The Supreme Court and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Dec. 05, 2019

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

In a 2008 case called District of Columbia v. Heller, and again in a 2010 case called McDonald v. Ci... Read More

London Rampage Shows the Gulf Between Our Gun-Addled Society and One That Isn't Dec. 05, 2019

Daily Editorials

The deaths of two people on London Bridge last week at the hands of a knife-wielding assailant were,... Read More

Our Gun Violence Problem: What If ...? Nov. 02, 2019

Diane Dimond

Remember the name Ed Stack. As the CEO of Dick's Sporting Goods, a chain of 727 stores nationwide, h... Read More

If Confiscating 'Assault Weapons' Is a Gimmick, So Is Banning Them: O'Rourke's Scheme Would Be an Ineffectual Attempt to Enforce Arbitrary Distinctions Oct. 23, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Beto O'Rourke is taking flak from other Democratic presidential contenders for supporting mass confi... Read More

NRA's Alleged Dark Bargain With Trump Deserves Close Scrutiny Oct. 01, 2019

Daily Editorials

As the House began its impeachment inquiry last week, President Donald Trump met privately with the ... Read More

If It Wants to Survive, the NRA Needs to Change Aug. 16, 2019

David Harsanyi

In the mid-1970s the NRA had to make a choice. As crime continued to spike across the nation, and po... Read More

The Dangerous Urge To Do Something Aug. 15, 2019

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

When tragedy strikes, as it did in two mass killings earlier this month, there is always the urge to... Read More

A Few Words About Guns and Personal Liberty Aug. 08, 2019

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Last weekend's mass murders in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have produced a flood of words abou... Read More

'Red Flag' Laws Leave Gun Owners Defenseless: The Trump-Endorsed Response to Mass Shootings Gives Due Process Short Shrift Aug. 07, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Responding to the mass shootings that took 22 lives in El Paso and nine in Dayton over the weekend, ... Read More

Promising Signs Abound That the Gun Industry Is Losing Its Grip on Power Jun. 18, 2019

Daily Editorials

The gun industry, whose political power once seemed unassailable, shows new signs of coming unravele... Read More

Mass Shooting Delusions: 'We Must Act Now' Is Not a Gun Control Policy, Let Alone an Argument Jun. 05, 2019

Jacob Sullum

If you are the sort of person who feels compelled to demand new gun control laws after a mass shooti... Read More

What's Wrong With Licensing Gun Owners? Cory Booker's Plan Would Unjustly Deprive Peaceful Americans of the Fundamental Right to Armed Self-Defense May. 08, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Cory Booker says the gun control ideas he unveiled on Monday are necessary "to make justice a realit... Read More

Toy Soldiers Are Patrolling the Real Border. What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Apr. 24, 2019

Daily Editorials

It's time for the U.S. government to crack down on American illegals. Not the undocumented migrants ... Read More

Time for a Litmus Test of Congress Prioritizing Women's Rights Over Guns Apr. 05, 2019

Daily Editorials

The National Rifle Association says it will turn the Violence Against Women Act into one of its infa... Read More

Gravity Knives, Bump Stocks and Lawless Law Enforcement: New York Cops and the President Arbitrarily Turn Legal Products Into Contraband Apr. 03, 2019

Jacob Sullum

When Joseph Cracco bought his folding knife about a decade ago, he had no reason to think he was bre... Read More

Aide Demonstrates Why Lawmakers Shouldn't Expand Conceal-Carry Venues Mar. 15, 2019

Daily Editorials

The arrest of a Missouri Senate aide who dropped his loaded gun during a Jefferson City bar fight di... Read More

Gun Sale Laws Need Consistency Mar. 07, 2019

Daily Editorials

The phrase "if the law supposes that, the law is an ass," has been misstated and misused over the ye... Read More