OverviewGun control is mainly an issue in the United States, where the right of citizens to "bear arms" is protected by the US Constitution's 2nd amendment.
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- 2008-10-28 [Talk|Index] US says it disrupted plot to kill Barack Obama § “US authorities have arrested two white supremacists for threatening to kill Democrat Barack Obama as part of a "killing spree"" of African-Americans, court records released today showed.”
- 2008-04-01 [Talk|Index] Pizza driver: 'There was no way out' § 2=“A Des Moines pizza driver who was suspended from his job after he shot an armed robber said today he has been overwhelmed by support from people who cheered what happened. .. â€œBut no one had contacted me directly about a job offer,â€ said James William Spiers III, 38, who was sent home by Pizza Hut managers after he fired multiple shots at a man who put a gun to his head Thursday and demanded money outside the Sutton Hill Apartments, 2100 S.E. King Ave.” Further commentary: Hot Air, Right Angles (John Locke Foundation blog)
- 2002-06-01 [Talk|Index] Arm the Passengers § “For terrorists to be effectively deterred, they need to face a conterthreat they cannot scope out in advance. That’s why the right solution is to arm the passengers, not just the pilots.”