The Biggest Problem with This Gun Control Law? The Government Decides If You Are “Mentally Ill”

A new gun control law went into effect in Rhode Island on New Year’s Day. It has provoked widespread debate because, unlike most such legislation, it specifically targets potential gun buyers who may have a mental health issue. Advocates say this is the type of gun control most likely to prevent another catastrophic mass shooting. Opponents say it violates privacy

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The NAACP Offers a Solution to the Recent Shootings in NYC – and You Won’t Like It

In the wake of the recent shootings of two New York City police officers, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has issued a press release calling for stronger gun control laws. It also called for greater attention to the problem of mental illness. The group asked that caution be taken in trying to connect the murder

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