Firearm research mentioned by US Vice President Biden in response to gun violence

Joe Biden has begun to offer an outline of what he will recommend to the US president as a policy response to gun violence. Early indications suggest that recommendations will include universal background checks for gun buyers, closing the “gun show loophole,”  and prohibitions on large capacity magazines. Interestingly, the press is also reporting that Biden would like to remedy the de facto […]

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Groceries-for-guns: Too unrefined to be an effective solution

The Newtown gun violence tragedy has influenced opinions inside and outside United States (US). Los Angeles (LA) County, which has an annual buyback plan to exchange grocery cards for US$100 to US$200 for guns in May each year, decided to hold this event again on December 27, 2012. According to officials, the program duration had […]

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