Gun Control And Murder Rates: A Tale Of Two (Washington) Cities

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Washington, D.C. has some of the nation’s most prohibitive gun laws. The District’s civilian disarmament code is so strict, and its application so Byzantine, that law-abiding citizens must wade through…

Washington Times Editor: I Want A Gun!

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“Washington D.C. is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.”  –John F. Kennedy. Washington Times senior editor Emily Miller once encountered a gang of burglars armed with nothing more…

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (of Contradictory Gun Laws)

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Service Station. Military Intelligence. Honest Politician. Coherent Gun Laws. Do any of these phrases rise above the level of oxymoron (with an emphasis on the last two syllables)? After spending…

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“Our constitution guarantees a right to keep and bear arms, but not to keep guns secret from the government or possess military style weapons and high capacity magazines”

When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Washington, D.C.’s handgun ban in the Heller case, the District’s Dems rushed through a package of restrictive gun laws. According to bloomberg.com, “Washington…

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Stephen Colbert weighs in with a point/counterpoint discussion of the McDonald decision.

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DC Pol: “Nobody thinks we would have fewer shootings and fewer homicides if we had more relaxed gun laws”

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Paging John Lott. John Lott. Will gun stat cruncher John Lott please report to The Truth About Guns to provide an exclusive quote to fact-slap non-voting D.C. rep Eleanor Holmes…

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The Pen is Mightier Than the Glock

Patrick Walsh is a writer who lives in Princeton. He served as a rifle platoon leader, battalion adjutant, and company executive officer in the Fifth Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment. This…