At noon on Thursday Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law a wide-ranging bill in response to last year’s shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The new law enhances Connecticut’s already highly restrictive gun control laws.
Sleepy little Nelson, Georgia, a bedroom community of 1,314 outside of Atlanta, is gaining a lot of national attention because its town council passed an ordinance on Monday requiring every homeowner to own a gun and the ammunition to feed it.
New gun control bills about to be signed into law in Connecticut on Wednesday only put further limits on the legal ownership of firearms and do nothing to limit the ability of deranged killers intent on taking the lives of unarmed innocents.
In the wake of passage of New York's new gun law that will turn many gun owners into criminals on April 15, an anonymous tip line is being revived that citizens can use to report fellow citizens whom they suspect of possessing illegal guns.
Florida's latest report on crime and permits once again confirms Professor John Lott's contention that carrying concealed reduces violent crime. Voices opposed are becoming muted.
Two county sheriffs in Colorado have vowed not to enforce the bills that Governor John Hickenlooper is about to sign into law, saying that they are unenforceable and merely "feel-good, knee-jerk" laws that won't reduce crime in the state.
Hamilton County, Ohio, Prosecutor Joseph T. Deters announced charges against three people for voter fraud on Monday, March 11.
Using a "truth serum" to determine whether or not the Aurora, Colorado shooter James Holmes was sane or not at the time of the shooting is more likely to obfuscate and delay the trial rather than clarify and expedite it.
The scorn and charges of hypocrisy heaped on Mark Kelly because he purchased an AR-15 for himself while promoting restrictions on others miss the point: His arguments that somehow placing more restrictions on law-abiding citizens will keep weapons out of the hands of criminals are demonstrably false.
When it was announced on Monday that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick had been convicted on 24 counts of racketeering, fraud, and extortion, the New York Times failed to mention that it could have been worse — if enough hard evidence had been found to pursue the former mayor's alleged ties to a murder.
In the aftermath of a bungled project, the Transportation Security Administration allowed airports to give security clearance to people without first doing background checks on them — and it has no idea who these people are.