The Evil of Gun-free Zones

One thing worse than supporting bad policy is knowingly supporting bad policy. Worse still is knowingly supporting bad policy and shielding yourself from its destructive effects -- while visiting that policy on children. There has been much debate recently surrounding so-called “gun-free zones,” places such as schools, where law-abiding people won’t carry guns. But really, there should be no debate. This is because it’s plain that even the zones’ defenders — liberals — don’t really believe they’re a good idea. For evidence, consider a largely forgotten video made in 2013 by Project Veritas (PJ) after the Journal News in Westchester, N.Y., printed the names and addresses of registered handgun owners in its coverage area. Posing as "Citizens Against Senseless Violence," PJ operatives visited the homes of Eric Holder and various liberal journalists to ask them if they’d “support the cause” and post...(Read Full Article)