George Prudden commented on the post, Poll Reveals Majority of Coloradans Reject Stricter Gun Laws, on the site Independent Voter Network 8 months, 4 weeks ago
We did that. From 1994-2004, there was an “Assault Weapon Ban”. Department of Justice data after the ban expired show that it had no measurable effect on crime.
George Prudden wrote a new post, Rep. Issa: Senior DOJ Officials Knew About Fast and Furious, on the site Independent Voter Network 10 months, 1 week ago
After the recent Contempt of Congress citation of Attorney General Eric Holder, the debate over the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) investigation named Fast and Furious has raged
George Prudden wrote a new post, DOJ Study Fails to Show 1994 Assault Weapons Ban Worked, on the site Independent Voter Network 10 months, 2 weeks ago
After the tragic shooting in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater, there have been a number of calls for more controls on firearms, particularly another ban on so-called assault weapons. Michael Bloomberg was one
George Prudden wrote a new post, Legislators Move to Limit Ammunition Sales and Use, on the site Independent Voter Network 10 months, 2 weeks ago
The UN conference on the Arms Trade Treaty ended on July 27th without consensus; the US signaled that it wouldn’t support the agreement.
In the wake of the Aurora, Colorado shooting, however, the domestic
Actually, in the US, the police are NOT responsible for the protection of individual citizens. (most recently reiterated in Castle Rock v Gonzales http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_Rock_v._Gonzales).
Heather, do you have any data that shows that increasing “gun regulation” in the US would decrease crime? The fact that gun ownership and gun-related violence are inversely proportional in the US argues against your premise.
George Prudden commented on the post, Shootings Highlight Mental Health Policy, Not Just Guns, on the site Independent Voter Network 11 months ago
The theater had a posted “no firearms” policy. That worked out well.
The Zimmerman case is a good example of nothing other than a political media circus (which really demeans circuses).
What so-called “Stand Your Ground” laws do is reinforce the fact that people are responsible
In a recent ruling, Judge Marcia Cook permanently blocked a Florida law that prohibited physicians and other medical providers from asking patients whether they owned firearms or discussing firearms safety.
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