Bloomberg’s Bogus Gun-Control Numbers
Editor’s Note: This article has been revised since its initial publication.
Michael Bloomberg’s anti-gun group Moms Demand Action couldn’t let the tragedy in Santa Barbara pass without interjecting more false information into the gun-control debate.
Given the ...
Another Round in the Death-Penalty Debate
The death-penalty debate goes on. After a piece that I wrote about the debate last week, National Review’s Charles C. W. Cooke wrote a response, followed later by a much stronger attack by the Washington Post’s Radley Balko.
Bogus Gun-Control Numbers
People walking the streets armed with guns are dangerous, right? With all 50 states finally allowing concealed handguns to at least some degree and with over 11 million Americans now having permits to carry them, this question ought to have been settled. ...
The Cruelty of Gun-Free Zones
Tuesday night, President Obama vowed to “help stop more tragedies from visiting innocent Americans in our movie theaters and our shopping malls, or schools like Sandy Hook.”
But before he continues pushing his typical gun-control agenda, he should consider what ...
A Reply to The Atlantic on the Death Penalty
Death-penalty opponents are engaging in a lot of hyperbole.
As an example, in the Atlantic this past Thursday, Andrew Cohen went after what I have written on the death penalty at National Review Online and in my book Freedomnomics, pushing ...
The Shaky Case against the Death Penalty
After the recent mishandled execution in Oklahoma, in which the murderer ended up dying from a heart attack, death-penalty opponents pounced.
Not surprisingly, the Sunday-morning talk shows focused on whether we should keep the death penalty. ABC News’s This ...
Piers Morgan’s Revealing Rancor
Sunday’s announcement that Piers Morgan had lost his show at CNN was hardly unexpected.
The ratings for the coveted 9 p.m. time slot were abysmal, dropping last week to just 270,000 viewers — about one-eighth of what Fox News’s Megyn ...
New York’s Fact-Free Gun Ruling
New York’s new gun-control law, the so-called SAFE Act, largely survived its first federal-court challenge on this past Tuesday. The more than 1,140 New Yorkers it’s made felons will remain so. But even the testimony of the state’s ...