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A new study published in the journal Applied Economics Letter reports that States with “shall issue” concealed carry laws have lower rates of homicides with firearms than States with strict concealed carry laws. Study author and economist Mark Gius also determined that bans on so-called “assault weapons have no statistically significant effect on the rates of homicides involving guns.”
Yet, despite this evidence and despite empirical evidence out of Washington, D.C., Chicago and Massachusetts, which all saw their homicide rates rise after strict gun control laws were passed or gun bans were implemented, the Barack Obama regime continues its assault on the 2nd Amendment.
Recent reports reveal that Al Sharpton was an FBI informant, a “former mob snitch.” But let’s travel back to 2004. Reporter Doug Ireland went deeper in evaluating Sharpton’s motives and allies.
State inspectors sent by the Governor to review records and conditions at a Florida Veterans Affairs hospital last week were kicked out of the facility after only an hour, with administrators telling them their next contact with the hospital would come through Washington, D.C.
On President Barack Obama’s recent trip to Saudi Arabia, the king and the two highest-ranking representatives of the oil dynasty explained in strict terms that the United States is making a mockery out of their monarchy and that Obama damn well better gear up for imminent military intervention in the Mideast.
It almost seems as though every Democrat who has fallen in line behind Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to denigrate the political activity of the Koch brothers has, at some point, benefited from Koch campaign money — including Reid himself.
Attorney General Eric Holder is known for viewing himself as untouchable. And his response to Representative Louie Gohmert’s (R-Texas) line of questioning during a House Judiciary Hearing Tuesday did little to assuage the reputation the AG has earned for himself.
Since his leaks on the National Security Agency, Edward Snowden has been attacked by numerous government officials who describe him as a rogue troublemaker whose actions have put American lives in danger. If he’d only followed the proper bureaucratic protocol in voicing his concerns, they say, he wouldn’t be so easy to paint as a […]
The Supreme Court is declining to hear the case of a New Mexico photography business that claimed its refusal to photograph a homosexual wedding represented a protected exercise of its free speech as delineated by the 1st Amendment.
In a video for the Democratic National Committee released Monday, Vice President Joe Biden ridiculed the 11 States that are attempting to combat fraud at the polls via voter ID laws.
I pride myself on my tolerance. I tolerate it when I’m stuck in line at the grocery store behind the guy who’s paying for his malt liquor with pocket change. I tolerate it when my dogs decide to wake me up early on Sunday morning. In fact, I’m so tolerant that I even tolerate the existence of ideas other than mine.