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Hanukkah's Freedom Fighters. National Review Online. Dec. 22, 2000.
Saying PU to the EU. Choosing liberty over socialism. National Review Online. Dec. 21, 2000. With Carlo Stagnaro.
No Canada. Why America would follow Canada's political lead is mind boggling. Electoral College and other issues. National Review Online. Dec. 20, 2000. With Dr. Paul Gallant and Dr. Joanne Eisen.
Common Statistical Sense. The whole population was studied on Election Day, in the best way available. National Review Online. Dec. 15, 2000. With David Stolinksy.
End-of-Session Robbery. Congress limits civil liberties before going home for the holidays. National Review Online. Dec. 15, 2000. Update: As of late Dec. 15, the bills' sponsors have agreed to remove all objectionable material, except for the encryption provision.
Dread the Dred Scott Reference. Don't toss this case around unless you know what you're talking about. National Review Online. Dec. 14, 2000.
How Firearms Registration Works. It doesn't, in Canada. National Review Online. Dec. 7, 2000. With Gary Mauser.
The Recount Culture. The controversy about Florida isn't just about politics. National Review Online. Dec. 2, 2000. With David Stolinsky.
Second Amendment Ammo. Recommended reading. Reason magazine, Dec. 2000. Kopel reviews More Guns, Less Crime; Guns: Who Should Have Them? and The Matchlock Gun (an award-winning children's book).
Solomon Says. The madness of civilian disarmament in the South Pacific. National Review Online. Nov. 27, 2000. With Paul Gallant & Joanne Eisen.
The Last Stolen Election. The story of Rutherfraud Hayes. National Review Online. Nov. 24, 2000. With Jerry Kopel.
Illegal Ballots? Hooey. Read the statute. National Review Online. Nov. 10, 2000.
The Palm Beach Legal Precedent. No cause for Dem squawking. National Review Online. Nov. 9, 2000.
The Second Amendment Score. How America voted on guns. National Review Online. Nov. 8, 2000.
Second Amendment Cheat Sheet II. More competitive races for pro-gun Americans to watch. National Review Online. Nov. 4, 2000.
Second Amendment Cheat Sheet. The most competitive races for pro-gun Americans to watch. National Review Online. Nov. 3, 2000.
Why I'm Voting for Nader. National Review Online. Nov. 1, 2000.
Our Presidents in Song. Campaign songs from George Washington to the present. Chronicles. Nov. 2000.
Gore's Privileged Gun Class. Government employees aren't superior to the governed. National Review Online. Oct. 31, 2000.
Jamaican War Zone. An island of intoxicative beauty? Try again, mon. With Dr. Paul Gallant, & Dr. Joanne Eisen. National Review Online. Oct. 30, 2000.
Keep It with the People. Gore's shifting stances on guns, the Waxman Department of Justice letter on the Second Amendment, and the Emerson case. National Review Online. Oct. 24, 2000.
Back at Ya, Strom. Rebutting Sen. Thurmond on the Fugitive Protection Act. National Review Online. Oct. 20, 2000.
Not-so Safe-Storage Laws. The only ones "safe" are the intruders. National Review Online. Oct. 18, 2000. With Dr. Paul Gallant & Dr. Joanne Eisen.
McCain Is a No Show on Guns. The Arizona senator's questionable commitment to Second Amendment rights. National Review Online. Oct. 16, 2000.
Getting Columbine Right. More gun control wouldn't have stopped this tragedy. You're wrong, Al. National Review Online. Oct. 12, 2000.
South African Stupidity. Disarming the citizenry is not the answer. National Review Online. Oct. 11, 2000. With Dr. Paul Gallant and Dr. Joanne Eisen.
Sneaking In the Secret Search. No person's liberty is safe in the last week of Congress. National Review Online. Oct. 10, 2000.
Disarming Errors. Book review of Michael Bellesiles' Arming America. National Review, print edition. Oct. 9, 2000. With Clayton Cramer.
The Veep's Underwear. A look at some of the nastiest allegations from American presidential elections. National Review Online. Oct. 1, 2000.
Gore's Double Standard on Firearms. Gore believes the federal government should mandate that police carry off-duty in states where they don't live; but the federal government should forbid states to allow law-abiding residents to carry guns. Chronicles magazine. Sept. 2000.
Making the Constitution. A five-part series on the Constitutional Convention. National Review Online, Sept. 25-29, 2000. Part I Throwing out the Articles of Confederation. Part II Enter Alexander Hamilton. Part III The battle over representation. Part IV Compromise, slavery, and much debate. Part V Final questions about the new government.
Dead Ringers. When it comes to Olympic shooting sports, TV is in blackout mode. National Review Online Weekend. Sept. 23-24, 2000.
Gunning for the Kiddies. What kind of a "climate" has taken hold of society? National Review Online. Sept. 22, 2000. With Drs. Paul Gallant & Joanne Eisen.
Citibank Goes PC. But then relents when it finds that being against the Second Amendment is bad business. National Review Online. Sept. 20, 2000. With Dave Gowan.
Violent Misinformation Campaign. Don't look to the government and the media to explain drops in violent crime. National Review Online. Sept. 15, 2000. With Drs. Paul Gallant & Joanne Eisen.
The Gun Access Follies. Don't look at the guns -- look at the kids. National Review Online. Sept. 13, 2000.
As Goes Moldova... Threats to civil liberty, including gun registration. With Dennis Polhill. National Review Online. Sept. 11, 2000.
Waco Whistleblowing. The Danforth Commission. With Paul Blackman. National Review Online. Sept. 7, 2000.
Salt of the Earth: Remembering the heroes of America's labor wars. Labor Day and the Ludlow massacre of April 20, 1915. National Review Online. Sept. 2, 2000.
Why People Club Each Other: Some Irish history, and a word of advice to the government. National Review Online. Aug. 31, 2000.
Gore Screws on the Silencer: Al goes mum on guns to avoid a Dukakis-like blunder. National Review Online. Aug. 29, 2000.
Red Meat Encryption. Decoding the FBI's Carnivore Program. National Review Online. Aug. 23, 2000. With Tim Daneliuk.
Misfiring at Harlon Carter. National Review Online. Aug. 14, 2000.
Instant Check, Permanent Record. National Review Online. Aug. 10, 2000. With Drs. Paul Gallant & Joanne Eisen
More Guns, Less Gun Violence, Wall Street Journal, Aug. 4, 2000.
Civil Disobedience in Canada. National Review Online. Aug. 2, 2000. With Paul Gallant & Joanne D. Eisen.
No Firearms Exception to the Fourth Amendment. From the "Cultural Revolutions" sections of Chronicles magazine. August 2000, pp. 7-8.
Anti-Gunners Target Gun Ads, 1st Amendment. The Blue Press,Aug. 2000. In italiano.
Cheney's Cop-Killer Rap. If you can't handle the truth, be very afraid of W.'s running mate. National Review Online. July 31, 2000.
The Cheney Glock-n-Spiel. Bush's Veep-in-waiting proved he won't be seduced by mindless gun lobbying. National Review Online. July 27, 2000.
Mugglemania. Harry Potter is the ur-libertarian who just might save civilization. National Review Online. July 22-23, 2000.
On the Edge With JFK, Jr. National Review Online. July 19, 2000.
Fear in Britain. They have no guns -- so they have a lot of crime. National Review Online. July 18, 2000. With Drs. Paul Gallant & Joanne Eisen. This article was cited in a letter which 18 state Attorneys General wrote to U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft commending his recognition of the Second Amendment as an individual right.
A Collaborative Effort. Book review of: The Battle of New Orleans: Andrew Jackson and America's First Military Victory, by Robert V. Remini. Chronicles magazine, July 2000.
Don't Let Schools off the Hook. The dos and don'ts of preventing juvenile violence. National Review Online. July 12, 2000. With Dr. Helen Smith, forensic psychologist. In italiano.
Jane Austen & The First Gen Y: Are the dilemmas of young people in 2000 so different from those of 1813? National Review Online. July 11, 2000.
Wait a Nano-Second…: Crushing nanotechnology would be a terrible thing. National Review Online. July 5, 2000. With Glenn Harlan Reynolds.
Guns of Our Freedom: Celebrate Independence Day with a few rounds. National Review Online. July 1, 2000. In italiano.
On the Internet, a Big Win for Consumers. The FCC strikes a blow for the free market. National Review Online. June 29, 2000. The Forced Access issue.
Miranda's Not the Problem. Police deception does more harm to law enforcement. National Review Online. June 28, 2000.
A Supreme Corruption Buster. The Morrison decision will pave the way to cleaner government. National Review Online. June 22, 2000. With Glenn Harlan Reynolds.
Weiner's Rule of Death Tax Discrimination: If an injustice is being perpetrated against a minority, nobody else should care? National Review Online, June 19, 2000. With Robert Racansky.
Hypocrisy Runs Deep at AOL: A Company Tries to Ride the Tiger of Big Government. National Review Online, June 16, 2000.
Trojan Horse Legislation: Big Brother's medical crew. National Review Online. June 15, 2000. Immunization and health dossiers on students. With Linda Gorman.
Packing the Peace: Don't Underestimate the Deterrent Effect of an Armed Population. National Review Online. June 14, 2000. With Linda Gorman.
No Con-Census for Domestic Violence. Census intrusion on domestic violence victim. National Review Online. June 13, 2000.
Why D-Day Mattered. National Review Online. June 6, 2000.
In the print version of the June 6 Weekly Standard: Spin Control at Columbine. The final report on the shootings fails to answer the important questions.
Tune Out, Light Up. In terms of destroying years of life, television is far worse than tobacco. National Review Online. May 29, 2000. In italiano.
More than Summer Fare. Some history about the 3-day Memorial Day weekend we should all remember. National Review Online. May 26, 2000.
Who's Responsible For Columbine? National Review Online. May 25, 2000.
Smash-up Policing: When Law Enforcement Goes Military. National Review, print edition, May 22, 2000.
Fourth Amendment Sneak Attack; Reno's outrageous Secret Searches measure. National Review Online. May 18, 2000.
The Madness of Gun Buybacks. National Review Online. May 15, 2000.
The Million Mom March: Much less than advertised. National Review Online. May 12, 2000.
Gore as Caligula? At times, Clinton seems like a one-man agglomeration of the vices of the early Roman emperors. National Review Online, May 10, 2000.
The Gore Gun Agenda. Al's ultimate objective would be to abolish all firearms privacy. National Review Online, May 5, 2000. Discussion of the secret report of the White House Working Group.
Fatherlessness: The Root Cause. National Review Online. May 2, 2000.
The English Eclipse. Liberty. May 2000. The English government frightens the public into staying indoors during an eclipse.
Who is Al Gore Kidding? On guns and the National Zoo, Gore is either dishonest or stupid. National Review Online, Apr. 27, 2000. With Clayton Cramer.
Is Miami another Waco? National Review Online. Apr. 26, 2000. With Paul Blackman.
Mr. President, You're No JFK. The Elian Gonzalez kidnapping. National Review Online. Apr. 24, 2000.
What If We Had Taken Columbine Seriously? The political discourse since the killings last year has been foolish, escapist, and cowardly. The Weekly Standard, April 24, 2000. Cover story. Italiano: E se avessimo preso la Columbine seriamente?
The Police Stood Idle. New York Post. April 20, 2000. Columbine.
School Safety. New York Post. April 20, 2000 . Also in National Review Online, May 8, 2000. With Linda Gorman.
Smart Cops Saying "No": The police will not put up with a gun that is 99% reliable. National Review Online. Apr. 19, 2000.
The Clinton Anti-gun Two-Step: Create a "Problem," then Infringe the Second Amendment to Fix It. National Review Online. Apr. 17, 2000. Many of the vendors at gun shows who don't have Federal Firearms Licenses used to be licensed dealers--until the Clinton administration arbitrarily took their licenses away.
Let My People Go: Elián and the Exodus. National Review Online, Apr. 17, 2000.
Rapists Like Gun Control. What if Juanita Broaddrick had been carrying a gun? National Review Online, Apr. 14, 2000. In italiano.
Colorado Senate Rejects Gun Legislation. Colorado Senate nixes ban on possession of guns by law-abiding adults at universities and schools. National Review Online, Apr. 12, 2000.
An Open Letter to the Japanese People. Liberty. May 2000.
An Army of Gun Lies. Featured on the cover of National Review. April 17, 2000.
The Federal Leviathan is Counting on You. Census. Cato Institute, Apr. 4. Previously published in Colorado Springs Gazette, Mar. 26.
Are Gun Locks Like Aspirin Caps? National Review Online. Mar. 29, 2000.
Dangers of Mandatory Gun Locks. National Review Online. Mar. 22, 2000. In italiano.
Smith and Wesson's Faustian Bargain. National Review Online. Mar. 20 & 21.
AOL-Time Warner Merger Spells End of Forced Access Campaign. Mar. 13, 2000. Heartland Institute. Also in the Syracuse Business Journal.
The Founders' Reading of Ancient History. Chronicles. Feb. 2000, pp. 47-48.Terms of Revilement. Book review of Making a Killing: The Business of Guns in America(by Tom Diaz). Chronicles. February 2000.
Strongarm Suits. Liberty magazine. February 2000.
Should Gunmakers Pay Damages to Local Governments for Gun-related Violence and Injuries? Feb. 11, 2000. CQ Researcher(Congressional Quarterly).
Colorado Supreme Court Paved Way for Mena Killing. Colorado Springs Gazette. Feb. 2000.
The Facts about Gun Shows. Cato Institute. Jan. 10, 2000. (Also in Las-Vegas Review-Journal).
Drug War Kills Innocent People. Denver Post, Dec. 30, 1999. With Ari Armstrong.
Damn Lies -- Or Statistics. Review of John Lott's "More Guns, Less Crime." Chronicles. Dec. 1999.Taking It to the Streets. Why treating guns like cars might not be such a bad idea. Reason. November 1999.
Coors Field: Fans' Homerun, but Taxpayers' Strike-Out. St. Paul Pioneer Press. Sept. 15, 1999.
At War in America. Waco. IntellectualCapital.com. Sept. 23, 1999.
Fanning the Flames of Waco. Cato Institute. Sept. 8, 1999. With Paul Blackman.
Arms and the Greeks. What Plato and Aristotle thought about arms control. Liberty. August 1999.
The Day They Came to Sue the Book. The courts take out a contract on free speech. Reason. Aug./Sept. 1999.
Lost Battles, Lost Rights. How the British lost their right to arms in the twentieth century, by imposing one "reasonable" law on another, until the right was extinguished. Pamphlet. July 16, 1999.
Thomas Jefferson Forever. Celebrates the great Founder, and examines his statements about arms in a free society. Chronicles. July 1999. In italiano.
The Hill's Hidden Crime Agenda. Post-Columbine legislation. Cato Institute. Washington Times. June 15, 1999.
Loaded Guns Can be Good for Kids. With Eugene Volokh. Cato Institute. June 3, 1999. Español. Italiano.
I, The Jury. Book review of Jury Nullification: The Evolution of a Doctrine, by Clay S. Conrad. The American Enterprise. May/June 1999.
Clinton Targets Guns Again: President's Politicking Won't Achieve Goal. Rocky Mountain News. May 2, 1999.
The Intelligent Man's Guide to Lying Under Oath. A discussion of Bill Clinton, the persecution of Catholics in 17th century England, the Treatise of Equivocation, and jury independence. Liberty magazine. March 1999.
Sex and the Interstate Commerce Clause. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals was right to declare the federal Violence Against Women Act unconstitutional. Cato Institute. With Glenn Harlan Reynolds.
A Well-Regulated Militia at Work. Book review of Target Switzerland (the history of Swiss resistance to Hitler during WW II). The American Enterprise, Jan./Feb. 1999.
Gun Shows Under Attack. The phony claims against shows put forth by the gun prohibition lobbies. And the plans to outlaw privacy for firearms owners. The American Guardian, January 1999.
Texas-Sized Liar. Book review of Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times 1961-1973, By Robert Dallek. The American Enterprise. Nov./Dec. 1998.
The 911 Gamble. The Blue Press. October 1998.
Lawmaking at the BATF. How the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms invents new gun law, by abuse of administrative authority. The American Guardian. October 1998.
The Dangers of Driving Through Denver. Property confiscation. August 5, 1998.
When You Call, Who is Listening? The Communications Assistance to Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) is a law that the FBI is trying to turn into a tool for warrantless surveillance of the American people. Sacramento Bee. June 19, 1998.
Police Show Legitimacy of Semi-Automatics. With Diane Nicholl. June 10, 1998.
Starr Chamber. Kenneth Starr's alleged unethical actions have direct parallels in actions implemented by White House or the Clinton Department of Justice. National Review, May 4, 1998.
Our Second Amendment: The Original Perspective. St. George Tucker. The American Guardian. July 1998.
Just Say Nothing. What to do if you're arrested for a victimless crime.
Deflating Hysteria over Broncos. Denver Business Journal. February 13, 1998.
The "Psychic Cost" of Holiday Gift Giving. Do gun owners inflict psychic harm on their neighbors? With Paul Gallant. December 17, 1997.
A Smokescreen over Sen. Dorothy Rupert's Bill to Criminalize Smoking in Cars. Colorado Statesman. Dec. 12, 1997.
Department of Justice Threatens Colorado's High-Tech Future. December 3, 1997.
Justice Attacks Microsoft with Antitrust Vaporware. Cato Institute. November 19, 1997.
Death by Bounty Hunter. Independence Institute. Sept. 6, 1997. With Paul Blackman.
Gun Prohibitionists Miss Their Mark. The attempted character assassination of University of Chicago Professor John Lott. With Chris Little. August 29, 1997.
The Ruby Ridge Prosecutions. With Paul Blackman. August 27, 1997.
Polls: Anti-gun Propaganda. Certain pollsters who support repressive gun laws claim to have found increased public support for such laws. Are such polls accurate? Or are they typical of the manipulation of data which has long been the practice of pro-control pollsters? The American Guardian.1997
The Hidden Agenda Behind Gun Storage Laws. As demonstrated in Canada and Great Britain, such laws are used to make home defense impossible The American Guardian. 1997.
Selective Disarmament: No Guns for the Poor. Bans on so-called "junk guns" are calculated to make self-defense impossible for the poor. American Guardian. Aug. 1997.
A Need for More Activism on the Bench. Rocky Mountain News. Aug. 11, 1997.
Are so-called "Assault Weapons" a Threat to Police Officers? The Law Enforcement Trainer.
Skaggs Leads Fight against Intelligence Budget Secrecy. July 16, 1997.
Dark Side of the Rainbow. Does the "Wizard of Oz" soundtrack really match the "Dark Side of the Moon" soundtrack? Relix.
Legislative Goof Bans Heterosexual Marriage. May 14, 1997.
Armed Citizens: Gun Permits Amount to Peacemakers. Denver Post. April 20, 1997.
Justice for Waco and Oklahoma City. April 16, 1997.
What Goes Around...The Blue Press.1997. Misdemeanor domestic violence gun ban, and its application to police and the military.
Pena's New Airport Still a Failure. February 19, 1997.
Family Cap Urged on Welfare Reform. Palisade Tribune. January 19, 1997.
Congress Sucker Punches Colorado. Boxing regulation. Rocky Mountain News. Jan. 10, 1997. With Jerry Kopel.
Restore Flexibility to U.S. Sentences. With Senator Paul Simon. National Law Journal. Dec. 1996.
Victims' Rights Amendment is All Wrong. With Elisabeth Semel. Sept. 20, 1996. Cato Institute.
The Partial Birth Abortion Ban. With Glenn Reynolds. Colorado Statesman. Aug. 30, 1996.
The Militias are Coming. Book Review of Gathering Storm: America's Militia Threat, by Morris Dees with James Corcoran; and A Force upon the Plain: The American Militia Movement and the Politics of Hate, by Kenneth S. Stern. Reason, August 1996.
The Untold Triumph of Concealed-Carry Permits. (Labratories of Democracy). Policy Review. July/Aug. 1996. Reprinted in Tamara L. Roleff, ed. Gun Control. Opposing Viewpoints (Greenhaven Pr., 1997). In italiano.
Air Pollution at Oil Refineries. Independence Institute.
Ineffective Reform. Campaign Finance Laws Keep Missing Target. Rocky Mountain News. June 16, 1996.
The Marriage-Crime Connection. The American Enterprise. May/June 1996.
New Democrat Airport. Denver International Airport. The American Enterprise. March/April 1996.
Scoundrel Time is Back. A response to the false charge that Larry Pratt, President of Gun Owners of America, is a racist. Denver Post. Feb. 20, 1996.
More Permits Means Less Crime. Los Angeles Times. Feb. 19, 1996.
Terrifying Terror Legislation. Washington Times. Feb. 6, 1996.
George Bush and the NRA. Gun World. 1996.
The "Essential" Federal Workers Scam. How Bob Dole and a compliant Congress tried to use a loophole in the Anti-Deficiency Act to force federal workers back to work without pay. Pueblo Chieftain. Jan. 14, 1996.
Does God Believe in Gun Control? David Kopel's analysis of Biblical texts and other religious authorities about arms and defense of the innocent. In italiano.
America's Language Metamorphosis. How the choices of words determines the result of political debate. Rocky Mountain News. Jan. 8, 1996.
New Year's Predictions. Colorado Statesman, Dec. 29, 1995.
Welfare Reform's Privacy Risk. How the welfare reform law invades the privacy of people who don't receive welfare, by compelling use of Social Security numbers in many non-welfare contexts. Washington Times. Dec. 11, 1995.
Child Abuse at Waco. Chronicles. Dec. 1995.
How Much is Too Much? Baseball salaries. With Michael Novak. Commerce City Beacon. Nov. 18, 1995.
Are They Schools or Are They Prisons? Compulsory schooling. Pueblo Chieftain, Nov. 11. 1995.
Clinton's Terrifying Response to Terror. The American Enterprise. July/Aug. 1995.
Human Lives are more Important than Tax Dollars. Welfare reform. Denver Post, June 25, 1995.
Get More Guns into Law-abiding Pockets. The American Enterprise, May/June 1995.
The Welfare Factor in Social Decay. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. With David W. Murray. May 5, 1995.
Repressing Civil Liberties Isn't the Answer. To diffuse the militia movement, acknowledge increasing federal lawlessness. Los Angeles Times, May 1, 1995.
Good Riddance George. Farewell to George Bush as an NRA member. With Paul Danish.
Knock, Knock. National Review. Mar. 20, 1995. Discusses defects in the Waco search warrant and the violent BATF warrant services. Suggests various reforms to prevent future abuses.
To Temper Brady Act, Gun Devotees Should Nationalize, Refine It. Human Events. Dec. 1994. Suggestions for Congressional reform of gun laws.
What Should Schroeder Do? Colorado Statesman. Dec. 9, 1994.
Attorney General's Office Doesn't Control Violent Crime. Denver Post. Oct. 9, 1994.
Mikva Not Suited for White House Counsel Job. Bridgeton (N.J.) Evening News. Sept. 28, 1994.
Gambling initiative is an assault on free enterprise. Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph, August 26, 1994. With Jerry Kopel.
Gun Bans and "Schindler's List". Independence Institute. Aug. 24, 1994. With William R. Tonso.
The Crime Bill's Defeat Helped the Constitution. Flaws in the Clinton crime bill. Newsday. Aug. 17, 1994. With Eric Sterling.
Ice Cream Mandate. Aug. 1994.
You Can't Beat an (Armed) Woman. Guns as defensive tools for battered women. Bridgeton (N.J.) Evening News. Aug. 8, 1994. With Paxton Quigley. In italiano.
No Wonder Why Clinton Liked Nixon So Much. Wiggins Courier. July 7, 1994. With Dan Gifford.
Government Eavesdropping Via E-Mail. Rocky Mountain News. July 4, 1994. With Duane Thompson.
D-Day was almost a German Holiday. June 1994. With Dan Gifford.
Assault Ban Chicanery. Washington Times. May 5, 1994.
Blackmun's Justice: Retiring Jurist Followed Conscience Instead of Constitution. Rocky Mountain News. May 1, 1994.
Somebody Else's Guns. Why gun owners are mistaken to imagine that gun controls aimed at other people pose no threat to gun ownership for everyone. Blue Press. May 1994.
How to Fix Superfund. Letter to the editor, from Policy Review magazine. Spring 1994.
The Feast of Purim. Feb. 26, 1994.
Raising Gun Dealer Fees is a Worthless Proposal. Chicago Sun-Times. Feb. 19, 1994.
Mid-Term of the Bush-Clinton Administration. Orange County Register. Dec. 19, 1993. Español.
Let's Repeal Mandatory Minimums. National Law Journal, Dec. 6, 1993.
Sticking to Our Guns. Legal Times. Dec. 6, 1993.
Why Good People Own Guns. Los Angeles Times. Nov. 26, 1993. Reprinted in Paul A. Winters, ed. Crime and Criminals. Opposing Viewpoints (Greenhaven Pr., 1995). In italiano.
Could Romer Lose? Colorado Leader. Nov. 27, 1993.
Why Restrict Law-Abiding Citizens from Carrying Guns for Self-Defense? Denver Post. Sept. 11, 1993. With Jeffrey Snyder.
Should Jews Think Twice about Gun Control? Jewish News of Greater Phoenix. Aug. 13, 1993. With Dan Gifford.
Federal Attack on School Standards. July 21, 1993. With Tom Tancredo.
Gun Play: What Kids Don't Know about Guns Can Kill Them. Reason. July 1993. Reprinted in Tamara L. Roleff, ed. Gun Control. Opposing Viewpoints (Greenhaven Pr., 1997).
What Can We Do About Kids and Guns? Denver Post. June 19, 1993.
Drug War Addicts. June 1993.
Does Restricting Firearms Reduce Violence? San Diego Union-Tribune. May 9, 1993.
A Premature Obituary for Gun Rights. Indianapolis Star. May 3, 1993.
Are Players Worth their Salaries? Golden Transcript, Apr. 13, 1993.
Denver International: America's Most Inconvenient Airport. March 1993.
Hold Your Fire: Gun Control Won't Stop Rising Violence. Policy Review, Winter 1993.
Household Hazardous Waste. What individuals can do about the waste they generate.
Political Correctness and Toxic Waste. Pueblo Chieftain, Jan. 24, 1993.
Abortion Waiting Periods. January 1993.
Outdoors Measure Would Send Message. Pueblo Chieftain. Aug. 23, 1992.
The Long and the Short of the Handgun Debate. Sen. John Chafee's proposed handgun confiscation law. Washington Post. June 27, 1992.
Shootings Spur Push in Switzerland for Anti-gun Laws. Gun Week. Apr. 24, 1992
Will Hank Brown Hang Tough for Free Speech? Commerce City Beacon. Apr. 15, 1992.
Colorado Suffers under Endless 'Wars'. Pueblo Chieftain. Jan. 26, 1992.
Driver's License Privacy.
Bush's Identity Crisis Favors Democrats. Colorado Statesman. Dec. 13, 1991.
"Assault Weapon" Ban Wouldn't Have Stopped Texas Massacre. The 1991 Killeen, Texas mass shooting. Minneapolis Star Tribune. Oct. 29, 1991.
Fully Informed Juries.
Popular Myths Muddle Clear Thinking on Guns, Drugs, Dogs, and Other 'Dangers'. Rocky Mountain News. Sept. 27, 1991.
'Amok' Killings in New Zealand Stir New Anti-Gun Proposals. Gun Week. July 19, 1991.
Mandatory Gun Safety Classes Could Reduce Citizen's Safety. Commerce City Beacon. July 3, 1991.
Australian State's Labor Party Reserves Its Gun Stand. Gun Week. June 28, 1991.
Constitution Prohibits Deals with Transportation Companies. The United Airlines welfare plan. June 1991.
Twentieth Anniversary of Earth Day. Dave Kopel interviews leaders of five diverse environmental organizations. Relix.
Gun Bill Would Endanger Citizens. Detroit News. Apr. 25, 1991. With John Andrews.
Gun Foes Should Tell the Whole Story. Phony claims that a waiting period would have stopped John Hinckley. Chicago Tribune. Mar. 30, 1991
Putting the Federalist Papers in the Classroom--and in the Legislature. KDEN radio commentary. Feb. 19, 1991.
How States Aid Murderers, Junk Mailers. Pueblo Chieftain. Feb. 10, 1991.
Common Sense about Pesticides. Relix.
Tibet. Genocide and ecocide. Relix.
Book Review: Apocalypse Not. Relix.
Book Review: Animal Rights, by Peter Singer. Relix.
Barry Goldwater and John Andrews. Colorado Leader. Dec. 1, 1990.
Denver's Gun Control Law Unconstitutional, Unworkable. Monument Tribune. Nov. 11, 1990.
Republocrats, Demopublicans. Colorado Leader, Oct. 6, 1990.
A Tribute to Justice William Brennan. KDEN radio. July 1990.
Gun Control Reduce U.S. Homicide Rate? Casper Star-Tribune.
Street Junkies are the Real Enemy. Phony drug war statistics. Colorado Statesman. May 18, 1990.
Census Confidentiality? The Check's is in the Mail. Cato Institute. May 4, 1990.
Earth Day Interview with Earth Day creator Gaylord Nelson. Relix. 1990.
The Swiss and Their Guns. By Dave Kopel and Stephen D'Andrilli. American Rifleman, Feb. 1990.
Communist Gun Control. Gun control in Rumania and the rest of the Warsaw Pact. In italiano.
Tips for the Gun Ban Debates. Colorado Statesman. Nov. 24, 1989.
It's an Assault on Our Privacy. Drug testing. Colorado Statesman, Sept. 15. 1989.
Warren Burger and the Second Amendment. Response to ex-Chief Justice Burger's article on the Second Amendment in Parade magazine.
Israeli Arab Calls for Solidarity with U.S. Hispanics.
Calf Cruelty is Not Necessary. Anemic veal. Houston Post, Apr. 24, 1989. Placed in Congressional Record, July 25, 1989, by Rep. Charles E. Bennett (Florida).
Anti-Gun Laws Failed to Stop Littleton Killer. How gun prohibition advocates exploited Eugene Thompson's 1989 rampage in Littleton with a stolen automatic M11 pistol. In italiano.
Men and Women: Created Equal. Women & Guns, May 1989.
Personal Safety: Individual Responsibility. Women & Guns, May 1989. With Stephen D'Andrilli.
Banning Assault Rifles Won't Work. Colorado Statesman, Mar. 17, 1989.
Polly Baca Honored for Israel Work. La Voz. Mar. 15, 1989.
Stockton Shootings Disprove Case for Gun Control. Rocky Mountain News, Feb. 3, 1989.
Democrats Didn't Have to Lose Election. Colorado Statesman, Jan. 27, 1989.
Israeli Ambassador Rips Apartheid. Denver Weekly News. Jan. 19, 1989.
Japan: Gun Control and People Control. The American Rifleman, Dec. 1988.
Freedom: A Bargain at Any Price. The harms caused by constitutional freedoms--and the much greater benefits.
Dukakis Understands American Values. Colorado Statesman. Sept. 30, 1988.
Why Wait to Buy a Gun? What's wrong with the Brady Bill. Chicago Tribune. Sept. 12, 1988.
The Failure of Canadian Gun Control. The American Rifleman. Sept. 1988.
Rowan Case and the Need to Bear Arms. Wall Street Journal. June 24, 1988. Reprinted in "Guns are Necessary for Self-Defense", in William Dudley, ed., Crime and Criminals. Opposing Viewpoints (San Diego: Greenhaven Pr. 1989).
Nicaragua and the Sandinistas.
When American Aid Brings Food for Naught. Newsday. Apr. 7, 1986.
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