|Based on the results of a Zogby Analytics poll released earlier this month, Second Amendment supporters may have a counter-intuitive message for virtue-signaling Hollywood heavyweights pledging their support for restrictive firearm laws: keep up the good work! Gun control is gaining renewed social currency in some circles in the wake of the Parkland, Fla. tragedy. Hollywood, to no one’s surprise, has eagerly jumped on the bandwagon, with stars, starlets, and studio honchos displaying their usual self-importance and grasping desire for the spotlight.
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Rand Corporation, a “research organization that develops solutions to
public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world
safer and more secure, healthier, and more prosperous,” released an
ambitious review of existing firearms-related research earlier this
month. This was the culmination of two years and a million dollars of
The “Rand researchers evaluated thousands of studies to assess the
available evidence for the effect of 13 common gun policies on a range
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|NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris W. Cox says that we can take action to prevent violence and protect the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans at the same time. While there will always be evil in this world, Cox advises that there are meaningful steps our nation can take right now. He acknowledges they won't solve everything, but will help lead to a broader discussion on how to address a culture of violence in America, one which is desperately needed.
|NRA Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Wayne LaPierre vows that when it comes to the Second Amendment and the due process principles upon which our nation stands, the National Rifle Association will never, ever waver.
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|On March 2, gun control über matron Shannon Watts issued a tweet taking the online retailer Sportsman’s Warehouse to task for making a certain firearm available to adults as young as 18. No doubt Watts hoped to shock her Twitter followers with the gun’s supposedly menacing appearance. The rifle she depicted, however, was a Ruger bolt action .22 rimfire, a platform that has safely introduced untold numbers of preteens to the fundamentals of marksmanship and firearm safety, including through programs at summer camps, scouting organizations, and even some public schools.