Category: AWB

Uninformed. As usual.

Banning Assault Weapons: Time For The NRA To Admit It’s All About Lifestyle Some guy named Aaron Epple writes: When George W. Bush quietly allowed the federal assault weapons ban expire in 2004 Wait. George W. Bush allowed the ban to expire? How? Did he veto the bill extending it? That’s right. No bill made […]

Deep Thoughts from ‘The New Internationalism’

Further Thoughts on Gun Control …just because gun controls are likely to be politically unpopular does not make them any less necessary. It is true that the United States possesses a much stronger gun culture than that found in Europe, and once guns have been purchased, it appears incredibly difficult to see them removed from […]

Ohio Law Trumps Cleveland Restrictions

Ohio Supreme Court shoots down local gun control The Ohio Supreme Court today dealt a fatal blow to local efforts to regulate firearms, concluding that a more permissive state law should trump restrictions on guns in cities. In a 5-2 ruling, the state’s top court struck down Cleveland’s assault-weapons ban and registration requirement for handguns. […]

80%, 18%, 8%…what’s the difference?

Mexican President Calderone Lied to Congress You keep saying it long enough, enough people will start to think it’s true: Calderon said the increase in violence in Mexico had coincided with the 2004 lifting of a U.S. assault weapons ban. He said again that 80% of the guns that hae been seized by Mexican officials […]