TOR Radio 09/18/2013 – DC, Gun Control, and Crazy Pills

September 18, 2013 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #58 | Guillermo discusses the Naval Yard shooting in Washington, DC and the renewed debate over gun control. Where do these mass shootings tend to occur? What is the mental health connection among those allegedly responsible for these crimes?

A New ‘Smart Rifle’ Decides When To Shoot And Rarely Misses

May 23, 2013 in News

Mark Dewey | A new rifle goes on sale on Wednesday, and it’s not like any other. It uses lasers and computers to make shooters very accurate. A startup gun company in Texas developed the rifle, which is so effective that some in the shooting community say it should not be sold to the public.

3D printed handgun available for download after successful test-firings

May 6, 2013 in News

Ars Technica | The embedded video above shows the first test-firing of Defense Distributed’s “Liberator” handgun, an almost fully 3D-printed firearm. The only components not made of ABS plastic are a nail serving as the firing pin, and a six-ounce slug so that the weapon can be picked up by magnetometers.

Congress Exploits Our Fears to Take Our Liberty

April 22, 2013 in News

Ron Paul | This week, as Americans were horrified by the attacks in Boston, both houses of Congress considered legislation undermining our liberty in the name of “safety.” Gun control continued to be the focus of the Senate, where an amendment expanding…

Sheldon Richman on Guns, Income Tax, Voluntaryism and Peace

April 17, 2013 in TOR Blog, TOR TV

TOR TV | Sheldon Richman on “The Absurdity of Universal Background Checks,” gun control, the legal, rational and moral arguments for the right to self defense, the immorality of the income tax, practical anarchy and much more.

Public School in Connecticut Teaches Kids Americans Don’t Have A Right To Bear Arms

April 10, 2013 in News

Traces of Reality | The father of a Connecticut child is furious after discovering that his son’s school is teaching students that Americans don’t have a Second Amendment right to bear arms. “I am appalled,” said Steven Boibeaux, of Bristol.

Teacher gun-training bill headed to full Senate

April 8, 2013 in News

KXAN | A plan to train armed teachers for gunfights in classrooms or at campus sporting events or board meetings won approval Thursday from the Texas Senate Education Committee and now heads to the full chamber. Texas already allows teachers…

Anthony Gregory: The Totalitarianism of Universal Background Checks

April 5, 2013 in News

Anthony Gregory | Finally, some sanity, and from a somewhat unexpected source. The ACLU is concerned about the civil liberties implications of the new Harry Reid Senate bill to establish so-called “universal background checks” for firearms purchases.

“State Control”: What the UN Firearms Treaty is All About

April 4, 2013 in News

Will Griggs | White House mouthpiece Jay Carney says that the Obama administration will “conduct a thorough review” of the UN’s newly enacted gun control pact “to determine whether to sign the treaty.” The suspense is hardly unbearable…

Cody Wilson: 3D Gun Printing Possible ‘By the End of April’

April 2, 2013 in News | Firearms 3D printer Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed and the Wiki Weapon project has been making wave after wave with every one of his statements, updates, videos and blog posts. He’s been making the circles…