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Progressives Should Defend Gun Rights

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute April 9, 2018   Progressives Should Defend Gun Rights   Last week’s shooting at YouTube’s California headquarters is certain to add momentum to the push for more gun control. Even before the shooting, YouTube was working to undermine gun rights by banning videos promoting firearms, including videos teaching safe gun […]

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Hidden Agenda or Ignorance?

Hidden Agenda or Ignorance?

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com March 7, 2018   Hidden Agenda or Ignorance?     Before we discuss violence with guns, I’d like to run a couple of questions by you. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every day nearly 30 Americans die in motor vehicle crashes that involve drunk driving. What kind […]


Obama is ‘most frustrated’ he couldn’t pass gun control

Obama is ‘most frustrated’ he couldn’t pass gun control

By Against Crony Capitalism December 8, 2016   Obama is ‘most frustrated’ he couldn’t pass gun control     The fact that Obama’s home town of Chicago, which has very restrictive gun laws, is a virtual war zone might give the soon to be former president a clue as to why Americans are/were not keen […]


Hillary: ‘I’m Not Here to Take Away Your Guns’ – But She Will

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell July 31, 2016   Hillary: ‘I’m Not Here to Take Away Your Guns’ – But She Will     Hillary Clinton at her DNC speech: “I’m not here to take away your guns” …   Hillary Clinton wants you to know one thing about her position on gun control: […]

Hillary: ‘I’m Not Here to Take Away Your Guns’ – But She Will

"Gun Violence" as a Rhetorical Trick in the Gun-Control Debate

“Gun Violence” as a Rhetorical Trick in the Gun-Control Debate

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org July 7, 2016   In its most recent attack on gun ownership, The New York Times went out of its way to confuse gun homicides with homicide in general. As I noted here, this is a rhetorical trick used to mask the true homicide rates in other countries in order to make the […]


Participants Of House Gun Control ‘Sit In’ Have Guns Themselves (List)

By Against Crony Capitalism June 28, 2016   Participants Of House Gun Control ‘Sit In’ Have Guns Themselves   The crony system of government has a tiered system of justice. There are the connected and/or rich who have one set of rules. Then there is another set of rules and assumptions for those who fall […]

Participants Of House Gun Control ‘Sit In’ Have Guns Themselves

Charlie Rangle says he “deserves” to be protected by gun, You do not however

Charlie Rangle says he “deserves” to be protected by gun, You do not however (VIDEO)

By Against Crony Capitalism June 23, 2016     There are perfectly reasonable reasons why there are well armed people should be protecting the Capitol. However, Rangle’s statement reflects clearly the 2 tiered (multitiered?) system in this country. Cronies at the top. The great unwashed (and in Rangle’s hope, unarmed) throngs below. Part of a […]


Obama Wants to Take Away Santa’s Guns

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute December 20, 2015   Obama Wants to Take Away Santa’s Guns   Lauren Davis of WVLT-TV reported on Thursday about the predicament of Patrick Hackett, a Knoxville, Tennessee veterinarian who found out in 2004 that he is on the United States government’s No Fly List. Hackett has a long […]


Don’t Believe the Hype About Gun Shootings in the US

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute December 9, 2015   Don’t Believe the Hype About Gun Shootings in the US     Since the San Bernardino killings last week, many statements of politicians and stories in the media are painting a picture of “gun violence” in America that, on a closer look, appears to be […]


Gun Control: Fashionable Prohibition for Modern Lawmakers

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org October 9, 2015   Gun Control: Fashionable Prohibition for Modern Lawmakers   With the latest school shooting, all humane people are expected to jump up and do something to stop the next shooting. The most popular response among media pundits and national policymakers right now is an expansion of the various prohibitions […]


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More Guns Plus Less War Equals Real Security

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul   More Guns Plus Less War Equals Real Security   Last week’s tragic shootings in Canada and Washington state are certain to lead to new calls for gun control. The media-generated fear over “lone wolf terrorists” will enable the gun control lobby to smear Second Amendment supporters as “pro-terrorist.” Marketing […]