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Bans on "Assault" Weapons Do Not Reduce Crime

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11/30/2022Benjamin Williams

Biden wants to roll out yet another "assault" weapons ban. Supporters claim it will reduce crime, but it will do no such thing.

Original Article: "Bans on "Assault" Weapons Do Not Reduce Crime"

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Benjamin Williams is a fellow with FEE's Henry Hazlitt Project for Educational Journalism. He has produced videos and written content for many libertarian organizations such as the Mises Institute and Students For Liberty. Under the alias PraxBen on TikTok, he has amassed over 200,000 followers and 100 million views promoting sound economics and libertarianism to younger audiences. He also heads up the TikTok and Twitter accounts for FEE. He has made appearances on podcasts such as The Tom Woods Show to promote ideas and methods for winning Gen Z for liberty. Outside of praxis, his main interests are economic history, private law, and social conservatism. His main influences are Murray Rothbard, Michael Huemer, and Hans-Hermann Hoppe.

Original Article: 
Bans on "Assault" Weapons Do Not Reduce Crime