Archive for October 4, 2017

A sensible, factual opinion piece about the truths of gun control.

I used to think gun control was the answer. My research told me otherwise. By Leah Libresco October 3 at 3:02 PM Leah Libresco is a statistician and former newswriter at FiveThirtyEight, a data journalism site. She is the author of “Arriving at Amen.” Before I started researching gun deaths, gun-control policy used to frustrate […]

For the mis and uninformed.

SECOND AMENDMENT How a Bump Stock Works on an AR-15 A bump stock harnesses the recoil energy of the rifle, making it possible to “ride” the trigger to speed up firing. Political Editors · Oct. 4, 2017 Given that the Las Vegas killer used what’s called a bump stock to simulate automatic fire with his […]