Tag: gun control

No ban, just a request: Chipotle’s response to open rifle display

No ban, just a request: Chipotle’s response to open rifle display

| June 6, 2014

Chipotle fans, better keep your guards down before you step in for a burrito. After Starbucks and Jack in the Box, Chipotle Mexican Grill has become the third food and beverage chain to ask customers to not bring in loaded guns. The Denver-based company’s decision came after an open demonstration by gun advocates in one […]

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Concealed carry more likely to harm than protect

Concealed carry more likely to harm than protect

| July 17, 2013

If you think the concealed carry regulations (the legal carrying of a concealed weapon) protect you from a potential assailant, you may be mistaken. Statistics suggest that those who legally carry concealed weapons have often been responsible for taking lives rather than saving them. A test by the TV show 20/20 found that just having a weapon […]

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Is the solution to gun violence more gun control or more guns?

Is the solution to gun violence more gun control or more guns?

| July 3, 2013

A saying bandied about by pro-gun advocates when asked about gun control is that an armed society is a polite society. In short, carrying guns (the more the better) will actually deter crime. In the wake of yet another round of senseless deaths following a mass shooting at California’s Santa Monica College in June, both […]

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Backlash against the compulsory gun law in Nelson

Backlash against the compulsory gun law in Nelson

| May 31, 2013

The tussle between gun control and gun rights remains as tough as ever. Nelson, a town about 50 miles north of Atlanta, recently passed a law that requires each household to have a gun and ammunition. Although city leaders said that this law is symbolic and will not be enforced, a group that supports gun […]

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