Tag Archives: politics

There is no nationwide crime wave (and police killings are not up)

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Since 1991, murder and violent crime have plummeted in the U. S. But in a widely discussed op-ed in the Wall Street Journal titled “The New Nationwide Crime Wave,” Heather Mac Donald recently made a startling claim: “Gun violence in… Continue reading

Vince Vaughn is right about guns (and was brave to be so honest)

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Things are definitely changing when it comes to the gun debate in America. “True Detective” star Vince Vaughn’s recent comments on mass shootings and killers looking for places “to slaughter defenceless human beings” might be considered controversial coming from someone… Continue reading

‘Covering Guns': Columbia University’s ‘workshop’ for journalists far from objective

Columbia University would never sponsor an event funded by the National Rifle Association. What’s more, the idea would seem especially outlandish if most of the speakers at the event were NRA supporters.
Yet, gun control advocate and former New York… Continue reading