Swartz faced 13 counts under the 1984 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) and, if convicted, could have faced 35 years in federal prison and a million-dollar fine.

A warning against confusing forgiveness with shamelessness

President Obama’s decision to have himself surrounded with school children as he announced his “proposals” to deal with “gun violence” on Wednesday caused a lot of hand-wringing among his opponents, but it should have served as a model for political victory.

If "gun control" enthusiasts were really for fairness, then they would have to be willing to either give up their guns or make it as easy as possible for Americans to arm themselves.

Walter E. WilliamsWhen I attended primary and secondary school — during the 1940s and '50s — one didn't hear of the kind of shooting mayhem that's become routine today. Why? It surely wasn't because of strict firearm laws.

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