Category Archives: Gun control

Would even more gun laws help?

Clearing off the roll-top desk here at the Policy Werkes “California may have the toughest gun control laws in the nation,” The New York Times reports. “But that did not prevent the latest mass killing — a shooting on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is to blame for everything, apparently

Who knew? The usual suspects are blaming Donald Trump for the synogogue shooting in Pittsburgh over the weekend. Suddenly, a man with Jewish grandchildren is an anti-Semite. Mid-term elections are a week away. Can you tell? “Ordinarily, a politician cannot be … Continue reading

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Who is killing all the young black men of Madison?

The inconvenient truth that dare not speak its name The Capital Times discovers another racial disparity and it is worse than Cops in Schools. “African-Americans increasingly targeted as gun homicides spike.” Given the headline’s passive voice, it is fair to … Continue reading

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Brave cops stepped up to the plate at Texas school shooting

Puts crimp in Madison’s ‘Cops Out of Our Schools’ movement Police advocates last week presented each of 20 alders and Mayor Soglin with copies of Heather Mac Donald’s book, War on Cops. The gift is intended as a corrective to … Continue reading

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Dallet is running for governor, not for supreme court justice

Make no mistake about it. In Tuesday’s state supreme court race, Michael Screnock is the conservative and Rebecca Dallet is the liberal. The difference between the two is whether one interprets the law as written (Screnock) or as one would … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, they really DO want to take our guns away

Only the government can be trusted with guns and speech, our acquaintances say Almost as shocking as the call, in his New York Times op-ed, to eliminate the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was the revelation that John Paul … Continue reading

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