Originally published 03/05/2018
The ethical point boycotters have tried to raise from that time to our own is that, in an interconnected national and international market economy, there are no innocent bystanders.
Originally published 03/02/2018
The Wild West wasn't so wild that it—and the Stormy South—couldn’t include gun control.
Originally published 03/01/2018
Gun-rights advocates are right that violent films encourage school shootings. They’re wrong about how.
Matthew Christopher Hulbert
The problem isn't the violence — it's the celebration of gun culture.
Originally published 12/15/2013
A pictorial history of America's gun culture.
Originally published 01/17/2013
President Obama’s Wednesday pitch for sweeping new gun control laws included a nod to a conservative icon: Ronald Reagan.
Originally published 01/11/2013
Replica of a Colt 1851 Navy revolver. Credit: Wiki Commons."I'm here to tell you, 1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms!,” radio host Alex Jones warned British television journalist Piers Morgan on Monday. Leading the charge to have Morgan deported for voicing his opposition to America’s lax gun control laws, which many believe led to the shooting deaths of twenty children and six adults last month at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, Jones attempted to cast Morgan as a modern-day Tory ready to reclaim the United States as Great Britain’s colonial possession. Although Morgan’s Britishness proved an effective prop to Jones’s revolutionary rhetoric, the current debate over gun control owes more to the Civil War Era than the American Revolution.
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