Thursday, June 26, 2008

Guns Don't Kill People

With the recent Supreme Court decision regarding gun regulation and the Second Amendment here is a collection of work from our lecturers:

Reason's articles on the topic can be found here.

National Review Online's editors wrote this:
For decades, localities around the country — the capital, New York City, Chicago, and many of its suburbs — have violated their residents’ right to keep and bear arms. Each of these locations directly or indirectly bans handguns.

Today the Supreme Court, in a ruling that is faithful to the Constitution, struck down the handgun ban in the nation’s capital. This ruling is the beginning of a long process — it will not affect bans in Illinois or New York — but is a good sign in itself.

Philadelphia Inquirer localized with this.

Does anyone have stats on the effectiveness of gun laws?

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