Today marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Gun Control Act of 1968.
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Legal SystemWorld History
In spite of stringent gun-control measures, Brazil's homicide rates are among the worst in the world. Now there's a movement to let more Brazilians defend themselves with private gun ownership.
Bureaucracy and RegulationLegal System
While the Second Amendment is a formidable barrier, experience suggests a mixture of bureaucratic regulation and court rulings could significantly empower the gun-control lobby.
The Police StateWorld History
A trip down memory lane will give us a refresher of how gun confiscation has helped consolidate government power.
The government's near-monopoly on education services has destroyed innovation and choice. Meanwhile, little is gained from relentless increases in spending.
Global EconomyWorld History
The rot that Hugo Chávez spread throughout Venezuela had been put into place decades earlier by the creation of a seemingly benign welfare state.