When I read this post from the Prof on the issue of Starbucks becoming the darling of American gun owners, I kind of had this image in mind.
Or maybe this one.
Turns out, no.
It was the other one.
In Chicago and Washington:
Murder and violent crime rates were supposed to soar after the Supreme Court struck down gun control laws in Chicago and Washington, D.C.
Politicians predicted disaster. “More handguns in the District of Columbia will only lead to more handgun violence,” Washington’s Mayor Adrian Fenty warned the day the court made [...]
Right here in the USA:
Based on polling research and gun-sale statistics, an estimated 15 million to 20 million women in the United States own their own firearms. Dozens of those heat-packing women are documented in “Chicks with Guns,” a new book by photographer Lindsay McCrum that is sure to challenge almost anyone’s assumptions [...]
I’ve always sort of wanted an M-1 Garand, the weapon that General George Patton called “the single greatest battle implement ever devised by man.”
Used to be you could get in a queue to purchase an M-1 from the Civilian Marksmanship Program, but by the time I had the unobligated scratch to purchase a [...]
The Supreme Court has re-emphasized, for those not paying attention, that the 2nd Amendment means precisely what it seems to mean: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
Much ink has been spilled over [...]
SCOTUS is taking up a daunting challenge: Trying to determine whether the Second Amendment to the US Constitution conveys an individual right to keep and bear self-defense weapons is an “incorporated” right in the same way that most of the Bill of Rights have been taken to be:
On the surface, the issue would [...]
Cassy Fiano notes a trend:
Preliminary statistics released by the FBI for the first half of 2009 show that violent crime continues a downward trend that began in 2006 (ed: Another problem inherited from the Bush years). The figures show crime falling in all categories–robbery, aggravated assault, motor vehicle thefts, etc.–with murders down a [...]