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NYT: More Gun Control, Less Crime

The New York Times is encouraging voters in states with gun control on the ballot to vote for stronger regulations under the guise that more gun control equals less crime.

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California: A Case Study in the Failure of Gun Control

In 1989, California became “the first state to ban assault weapons,” and since that time, it has enacted a steady stream of gun controls, only to see violent crime rise and high-profile shootings–including terror attacks–betray the lie that gun control saves lives.

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Mesquite Texas — The Gun Show Capital of America

Many would argue that Texas is the undisputed firearms capital of the world. If that is accurate, then Mesquite, Texas might have to be the gun show capital of the United States. There are several hundred gun shows in Texas during the course of the year, ranging from Market Hall in Dallas to a community recreation center in Dumas. In Mesquite, you will find a gun show in at least one of the many venues available for gun shows on a very regular basis.