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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

The NRA Is Struggling with Legal and Fiscal Problems and Internal Turmoil. Good. May. 01, 2019

Daily Editorials

While the nation's preeminent gun-rights organization met last week amid internal turmoil, another m... 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

Sandy Hook Parents Might Finally Break the Gun Industry's Immunity Shield Apr. 23, 2019

Daily Editorials

Toymakers whose toys injure kids can be sued. Carmakers that put dangerous cars on the highways and ... Read More

NRA Is Right About Violence Against Women Act: The House Version of the Reauthorization Bill Includes New Gun Restrictions That Sweep Too Broadly Apr. 10, 2019

Jacob Sullum

After the National Rifle Association urged legislators to oppose the reauthorization of the Violence... 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

Arming Teachers Remains a Terrible Idea Mar. 19, 2019

Daily Editorials

The notion of arming public school teachers has come around again, from some of the usual suspects i... 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

Stop the F-35 Deal With Erdogan's Turkey Mar. 06, 2019

Austin Bay

Is American economic power an anti-missile defense weapon? In the case of Turkey's imminent — ... Read More

Be Honest -- And Take Steps to Get Better Feb. 21, 2019

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My girlfriend of two years has just asked whether we should move in together. I am curre... Read More

Intelligence Chiefs Are Right Feb. 06, 2019

Daily Editorials

Nothing described in the intelligence community's annual Worldwide Threat Assessment presented to Co... Read More

The Whimsical Illogic of 'Assault Weapon' Bans: The Category Is Defined by Politicians, Who Focus on Looks Rather Than Function Jan. 16, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Since 1996, Gallup has been asking Americans whether they support a ban on "assault weapons." Gallup... Read More

'This Is Our lane.' Doctors School the NRA on America's Gun-Violence Epidemic. Nov. 19, 2018

Daily Editorials

More than 30,000 Americans are killed by firearms annually, far more than in any other industrialize... Read More

Hollywood's Missing Manhood Mar. 08, 2018

Laura Hollis

Last week's Oscar awards ceremony was filled with uncomfortable messages. First there was the messag... Read More

Too Much Tough Talk. Someone Has to Be the Adult in the Room Aug. 15, 2017

Daily Editorials

All too often, a war of words escalates into actual hostilities. The results can be disastrous, as A... Read More

Losing Weapons -- and Control -- in the Middle East Sep. 13, 2016

Daily Editorials

On the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks we remember those who were lost, and those who... Read More

Illegal War and Disguised Truth Jun. 30, 2016

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

The 800-plus-page report of the House Select Committee on Benghazi was released earlier this week. I... Read More

The NRA Doesn't Want You to Read This Editorial Jun. 22, 2016

Daily Editorials

There's nothing logical or sensible about allowing members of the general public to own military-sty... Read More