Virginia Governor Northam Declares Emergency To Ban Guns At 2A Rally, And You Won’t Believe His Legal Justification

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On Wednesday Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued an executive order declaring a temporary state of emergency, effective January 17-21, in order to ban firearms at a pro-gun rally that is planned at the state capitol complex on Monday January 20th. During a press conference Wednesday Northam attempted to justify his actions by saying, “we have […]

Does Your State Allow Being Armed While Voting?

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If you’re planning on exercising your Second Amendment right while casting a vote this year you better make sure you know your state’s laws regarding firearms at polling places. Although there is no federal law regulating firearms at polling places, there are a number of states that prohibit carrying a firearm where voting occurs. Some […]

Why Every Gun Owner Should Understand The Gini Coefficient

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Abstract: The Gini Coefficient is the single greatest known predictor of violent crime. Understanding the Gini Coefficient can help us understand murder rates better than analyzing gun ownership rates, gun laws, or any other commonly debated variable. Background: If you are a gun owner and you occasionally peruse social media, you have no doubt encountered […]

A Pragmatic Argument in Favor of Letting Teachers be Armed

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A Series of Pro-Gun Declarations to End The Debate This is part two of a five-part article series discussing the merits of, and debunking, arguments in favor of further gun control. Read part 1 here.  Preface: This article is intended to make a logic driven argument, supported by evidence and reason, that teachers, faculty and administrators […]