The truth can be a moving target as our understanding evolves with new data, but we must try to hit the target every time and be honest about our mistakes. This, however, isn't what the gun-control crowd tries to do.
As with all of our civil rights, the truly democratic nature of the Second Amendment is that it applies to all Americans.
Earlier this year, when the Virginia legislature passed a law authorizing local governments to independently enact gun-control measures, many Virginians warned that this would lead to a slew of confusing, unnecessary and punitive restrictions on lawful gun owners.
Annually, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) publishes national data on the prevalence of crimes of all types. Recently, the FBI’s “2018 Crime Statistics” revealed that, yet again, violent crime in America has declined.