Question of the Day: Why Is a Bad DGU More Newsworthy than a Good One?

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I counted 34 separate stories about the Colorado Springs tragedy (Girl, 14, mistaken for burglar, killed by stepfather in Colorado Springs) and five about the Piedmont, South Carolina homeowner who…

DC Mulls an Insurance Requirement. Here, Let Me Help.

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As if Our Nation’s Capitol doesn’t already place enough roadblocks in the way of the right to keep and bear arms, “a D.C. Councilwoman has introduced legislation that could make the…

Alter(nate) Reality: The Inconvenience of Enumerated Rights

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The anonymous commentators/opinionators over at the Montpelier, VT Times-Argus are ignoring, obfuscating and bloviating in the finest tradition of classical gun-grabbers. The T-A editorial board piece, titled On the altar of…

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Finally, Some Common Sense School Safety Solutions

It’s unusual, if helpful, to have a columnist announce his lack of qualification to comment on a subject right off the bat. Don Murphy opens a piece he wrote on…

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Is Buying Guns a Sickness?

Political commentator Cynthia Tucker is sad. As she’s noticed, National Gun Fever Shows No Sign Of Breaking. Even worse, “Apparently, there will be no ban on assault weapons.” She apparently thinks that the way…

BREAKING: NYT Discovers Bad People Do Bad Things

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Reporter Michael Luo, of The New York Times reports that In Some States, Gun Rights Trump Orders of Protection. He sets things up by presenting a sympathetic victim and her…

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Ernest Gets Schooled

Ernest Tews has written a letter to the editor of the Asbury Park [NJ] Press, demanding regulation of gun owners. Actually he seems to think that the Second Amendment makes…

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Employers, Property Rights and Guns

John P. Rodgers, writing at mondaq.com, has just noticed that ‘guns in cars’ laws are being considered by various legislatures around the country. Here’s a hot tip: he doesn’t appear to…

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Eskow – Bumper Sticker Logic Posing as Rationality

I seem to be doing a lot of these pieces lately, maybe because I’m working on testimony opposing the silly-ass bills the Minnesota legislature has been trotting out to “address…

I Didn’t Even Notice Until Muir Pointed It Out . . .

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All seven of those “no hesitation” targets are white people.

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Debunking the “Pro-Gun Myth” Debunker, Part III

  Welcome back, kids. I’m fisking my way through Walker Bragman’s Debunking 18 Pro-Gun Myths, so pull up a seat and we’ll press on. In part one, I only managed to…

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To Reporters’ Horror, Minnesotans Following the Law

Uh oh. The People of the Gun have the folks at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune alarmed again. This time it’s reporters Brandon Stahl and Jim Ragsdale soiling themselves over the fact…

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