Guns and shooting

Guns and shooting

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.

Norway: it’s not ‘naive’ to defend liberty

After Friday’s murderous attacks Norwegians are right to resist increased surveillance that will compromise citizens’ freedoms.

Don’t turn Norway into Europe’s 11 September

Sections of the European liberal elite are trying to make moral mileage out of this rampage just as shamelessly as the right did with 9/11.

12 January 2011

The myth of an American ‘gun culture’

Why the constitutional enshrinement of guns as a check on tyranny really terrifies the liberal elite.

10 January 2011

Falsely accusing the Tea Party of murder

Liberal commentators’ rush to blame the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords on heated political rhetoric exposes their censoriousness and intolerance.

10 January 2011

A dysfunctional moment in American history

Whatever comes of the blame game around the Arizona shooting, we need a more rational political discourse.