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Robert Levy
by | Apr 25, 2007

“What is needed, urgently, is stronger controls over the lethal weapons that cause such wasteful carnage.” So said the New York Times in its predictable but wrongheaded editorial the day after the horrific events at Virginia Tech. Anti-gun advocates, however…

by | Mar 15, 2005

Imagine that your local government makes it a crime to engage in an activity that you believe to be constitutionally protected — like possessing a handgun in your home for self-defense. Imagine further that the weight of legal scholarship, from…

by | Dec 3, 2004

Remember S. 1805, the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act? It blocked most gun liability suits in federal and state courts. Back in March, the Senate rejected the bill, 90-8. Even its Republican sponsors turned against it, as did…

by | Oct 25, 2004

Yaser Hamdi is the U.S. citizen who was captured in Afghanistan — allegedly a member of the Taliban — then designated as an “enemy combatant” and held incommunicado in a military brig for more than two years without any charges…

by | Dec 30, 2003

Many years ago, waiting in the anteroom of Dr. Howard Dean’s office, I struck up a conversation with Al Gore. Each of us was under the misimpression that the other was there for a medical checkup. The reality was quite…

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