|12/13/00||Why To Oppose Gun Control|
Don Kates explains why gun control is a bad idea. Read About It: The Civil Liberties Review POSTED: Wednesday, December 13, 2000MORE ...
|11/9/00||History Of Florida Election Challenges|
Dave Kopel examines the history of election challenges in Florida.
Read About It:
Thursday, November 09, 2000MORE ...
|10/19/00||Mandatory Storage Laws — Criminal Protection?|
Dave Kopel explains that the only ones made safe by mandatory
storage laws are the criminals. Read About It:
http://www.nationalreview.com/ POSTED: Thursday, October 19, 2000 .
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|10/19/00||Charlton Heston Leads Rally In Pennsylvania|
Charlton Heston led another successful rally yesterday, as he began to campaign in Pennsylvania.
Read About It:
Thursday, October 19, 2000
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|10/11/00||Gun Regulations — Same Song Different Verse|
An opinion article in the Florida Times-Union points out the
repetitive nature of anti-gun efforts. Read About It:
http://www.jacksonville.com/ POSTED: Wednesday, October 11, . . .
|10/10/00||Home Of The Whopper|
Gun owners no doubt will recall Al Gore's whopper before the
U.S. Conference of Mayors on June 14, 1999, when he claimed:
"Incredibly, while these 18- to 20-year-olds cannot legally buy a
beer, cannot . . . .
|10/5/00||Gun Shows, Where Is The Loophole?|
In November, the voters in Colorado and Oregon will vote on the issue of background checks at gun shows. Dave Kopel points out that there is no gun show loophole.
Read About It:
http://www.ca . . . .
|9/28/00||Did A Gun Law Cost Lives|
Did California`s mandatory storage law contribute to the murder
of two children? One writer thinks so.
|9/28/00||It's All About Trust And Freedom|
John Derbyshire points out that the gun control debate revolves
around the issues of trust and freedom.
|9/8/00||NRA Membership Grows As Gore Attacks Gun Owners|
Reacting to Al Gore's constant attacks on our Constitutional
rights, gun owners are joining NRA in record numbers.
|9/6/00||England's Criminals Are Armed|
Despite some of the most Draconian gun control laws in the
world, England is experiencing a significant problem with criminals
armed with guns.
|9/5/00||Gore's Gun Control Dreams|
Dave Kopel reveals Al Gore's gun control wish list, in Gore's
|8/29/00||Second Amendment Sisters Hold Rally|
The Second Amendment Sisters held a rally in Harrisburg, PA over
the weekend, and made an impression.
|8/29/00||Al Gore's Fear On Gun Control|
Dave Kopel points out Al Gore's sudden silence on gun control
issues, and reminds gun owners that Gore is merely waiting for his
chance to strip them of their rights.
|8/4/00||The Armor Piercing Bullet Flap|
Dave Kopel explains the truth behind the recent controversy over
"Armor Piercing Ammunition."
|7/27/00||Political Decisions Shouldn't Put Police Officers At Risk|
Some anti-gun politicians are trying to force police officers to
give preference to Smith & Wesson because the gun maker
surrendered to the Clinton-Gore Administration's demands. However,
many in the . . . .
|7/27/00||In England Less Guns Equal More Crime|
England's restrictive gun laws have created a safe haven for
criminals, and an increase in crime. Now, Parliament is considering
infringements on other civil rights in an attempt to combat crime.
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|7/25/00||The Safety Of Home Can Be Guaranteed By A Firearm|
The Las Vegas Review Journal gives dramatic examples of the
benefits of keeping a gun for self-defense.
|7/20/00||A Woman's Pro-Gun Conversion|
The story of Susan Gonzalez, and how she went from fearing guns
to not living without one.
|7/10/00||McDonald's Employee Foils Robbery And May Be Fired|
A McDonald's employee in Houston may be fired for carrying a gun
to work--even though he used it to foil a robbery attempt, and
possibly save the lives of his co-workers. Read About It: http: . .
|7/6/00||Al Gore's Convenient Shift On Gun Control|
The New York Times details Al Gore's shift on gun control
issues. A solid opponent of gun control in the early part of his
career, Al Gore became a major supporter of gun control once he
deemed it pol . . . .
|6/26/00||PETA Puts Rats Before People|
Deroy Murdock writes about the lunacy of the animal extremist
group PETA. A group that would put animal rights before humans, and
end hunting in America.
|5/30/00||Commentary on Anti-Gun Hypocrisy|
M. Christine Klein, freelance writer and attorney in Virginia,
comments on Rosie O'Donnell's mixed messages on guns and
|5/5/00||The Media's "Loaded Coverage" of Guns|
Kenneth Smith, deputy editor of the Washington Times editorial
page, comments in the June, 2000 issue of Reason magazine on the
national news media's "Loaded Coverage" of the gun issue. Read it .
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|4/28/00||Special Item — Two Responses to Attorney General Elliot Spitzer |
I have received your letter of March 16, 2000 inviting me to
join in your effort to encourage various state and local
governments to award law enforcement gun contracts only to gun
manufacturers agreeing to a "Code of Conduct" which dictates
various business practices, safety features, marketing strategies,
etc., for both gun manufacturers and gun dealers at the wholesale
and retail level.
|4/20/00||Commentary on S&W "Clarification"|
Columnist Jacob Sullum considers the implications of Smith &
Wesson's "clarification" of its gun control alliance with the
|4/13/00||Compromise Rejected By Democrats|
In further proof that Democratic Congressional leaders only want
gun control as a campaign issue, another attempt by Republicans to
craft compromise juvenile justice legislation was rejected
yesterday . . . .
|4/13/00||Ohio Lawmakers Reject Mandatory Storage|
Realizing that mandatory gun storage legislation lacked support
among Ohio state lawmakers, the bill's backers announced Wednesday
that they are abandoning it.
|4/8/00||One Critic Asks, "What if the Gun Nuts are Right?"|
Noel Weyrich, journalist for Philadelphia's "city paper," is
hardly a fan of the NRA, but after investigating the impact that
NRA-backed Project Exile is having in Richmond and Philadelphia, he
finds . . . .
|4/6/00||Majority Favors Enforcement Over Control|
A recent ABC News public opinion poll shows that a majority of
Americans favor strict enforcement of existing gun laws over
passage of new firearm restrictions. Additionally, few think that
gun contro . . . .
|4/1/00||Commentary on Gun Ban Propaganda|
Dave Kopel, research director of the Independence Institute,
provides an analysis of the propaganda techniques of gun ban
|4/1/00||Feds Considering Antitrust Harassment Of Industry|
News sources are reporting that the federal government, prompted
by HUD Secretary Cuomo, is considering joining in the "antitrust"
harassment of the gun industry.
|3/30/00||Outgunned: How The Network News Media Are Spinning...|
By Geoffrey Dickens. At a press conference at the National Press
Club, the MRC's Brent Bozell said that the media's treatment of the
firearms issue is "hardly what any news observer would call
unbiased." NRA Director and broadcaster Oliver North called the
network news' bias "a frontal assault on our Second Amendment
|3/24/00||Dealers and Buyers Balk at S&W Conditions|
Gun dealers and gun purchasers are reading the fine print of
Smith & Wesson`s gun control alliance with the Clinton-Gore
Administration and they don`t like what they see.
|3/15/00||News Release from Sen. Thomas on GAO study of NICS|
On March 8, 2000
U.S. Sen.Craig Thomas (R-WY) announced the results of a
Accounting Office study he requested be performed of the
Instant Check System.
The study, Sen. Thom . . . .
|2/9/00||Al Gore On Gun Control, Then And Now|
Time magazine reports this week that Al Gore`s position on guns
has changed over the years.
|2/4/00||White House Plan Nothing New, Targets Licensed, Lawful Dealers|
(WASHINGTON, DC) -- NRA`s chief lobbyist, James Jay Baker,
responded to President Clinton`s latest election year stunt
attacking guns, law-abiding gun owners, and the gun industry. "This
is just t . . . .
|1/21/00||S.F. Chronicle Considers Self-Defense, But Misses Mark|
The San Francisco Chronicle considers the usefulness of firearms
for self-defense. Unfortunately, in its coverage of the subject,
the Chronicle somehow missed the top scholarly studies on defensive
gu . . . .