Let’s be honest. Pretend gun-free zones aren’t safe. But if we have the will, there is a way to save the lives of teachers and students. One woman is on a mission to do just that – Laura Carno, Executive Director of our partner organizations Coloradans for Civil Liberties and FASTERColorado.com. Laura is a relentless advocate for FASTER
This Issue Paper examines a proposal to allow young adults, aged 18-20, to apply for concealed handgun carry permits, if they currently or previously served in the United States Armed Forces. For decades, other states have allowed licensed carry by young adults. Assertions that licensed carry will increase suicides are implausible, and not supported by data.
- Guns, The Hill
- April 19, 2018
Since April 2017, at least 163 pro-democracy protesters in Venezuela have been murdered by the Maduro dictatorship. Venezuela serves as an example of how gun prohibition can sometimes encourage gun crime. In 2012, the communist-dominated Venezuelan National Assembly enacted the “Control of Arms, Munitions and Disarmament Law.” The bill’s stated objective was to “disarm all citizens.”