Guns and shooting

Guns and shooting

16 June 2014

It’s anti-gun hysteria that’s off the charts

Obama’s call for action on US gun control is grounded on half-truths and misinformation.

19 September 2013

Ban the evil of horse riding now!

When will our legislators act to end this senseless equine-related carnage?

9 January 2013

Gun laws shouldn’t be written by ghosts

Second Amendment rights are important, but the idea that they should never change, even in the light of new facts, is just irrational.

9 January 2013

Newtown: ‘a 9/11
for gun control’?

Both liberals and the right responded to the dreadful Sandy Hook massacre by denigrating liberty.

9 January 2013

Why the Second Amendment still matters

Despite critics labelling it a relic of a bygone age of muskets, the right to bear arms is no anachronism.

17 December 2012

After Connecticut: the myth of America’s ‘gun culture’

The obsession with the guns used in school shootings overlooks the cultural factors behind these modern outbursts of nihilistic violence.

25 July 2012

Gun-control laws don’t stop massacres

Blaming tragedies like the ‘Batman’ cinema shootings on the availability of guns is plain wrong.

18 January 2012

First they came for the smokers...

The remorseless illiberal logic of the ‘we don’t like it, so ban it’ lobby is now leeching its way into the lives of meat-eaters.