Oren Cass asserts that markets cannot generally allocate resources efficiently by industry. Yet he provides no meaningful metrics to show this is the case, nor shows why his policies would deliver better outcomes.
Two Democratic presidential candidates recently observed the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown’s death by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo. — a case that sparked the Black Lives Matter movement as well as days of unrest locally. Sen....
Robert VerBruggenGawd, people, stop focusing on irrelevant, legalistic, purely semantic distinctions, such as that between "entirely justified self-defense shooting" and "murder."
The nation's leading scholar of mass shootings explains how media coverage of horrific events such as El Paso and Dayton stoke unwarranted fear and anxiety.
Robert VerBruggenThis is probably still true if you take James Alan Fox's broader definition of mass shooting - 4+ fatalities, and don't exclude gang/domestic shootings IIRC - but the rise in terrorism/rampage shootings is hard to keep denying at this point.
This is one of the better gun-control proposals around, even if that’s not saying much.
Robert VerBruggenSince my mentions yesterday were all people mad that I doubt assault-weapon bans have any measurable effect on anything that matters, here is a piece about why I think universal background checks are the most promising gun control proposal around. Enjoy!
Robert VerBruggenI say this as someone with some sympathy for universal checks. But the internet doesn't totally revolutionize the basic fact that you've always been able to buy from a private seller with no check.
Robert VerBruggenICYMI, my squishy piece from earlier this week on universal background checks