Seeking to avoid "racial profiling"
Are mass shootings really on the rise in America? Will an increased focus on mental health help prevent mass murders? Would expanded background checks really make a difference? According to author and Northeastern University criminology professor James Alan Fox—no.
Moral of the story: trying to knock people unconscious never ends well.
Economist and author John Lott famously argued in his 1998 book “More Guns Less Crime” that “states with the largest increases in gun ownership also have the largest drops in violent crimes.” According to Fox News, Virginia is a case in point. While firearms sales are increasing, the state’s gun-related crime is declining.
Several large cities throughout the country have enacted plastic bag bans in recent years to become more environmentally friendly. Unfortunately, these bans appear to be affecting communities in a more negative way.
Black liberals keep bemoaning the danger to their own teenage sons after the "not guilty" verdict in George Zimmerman's murder trial.