The New York Times recently published an Op-Ed piece inspired by the tragic events in Las Vegas, written by Hahrie Han, Ph.D., Vice Chair in the Department of Political Science.
"Is helpless outrage the only choice gun-control advocates have after Las Vegas? As the horrific news unfolded, share prices of major gun manufacturers rose. Market investors were trading on the ugly reality we all knew: Gun regulations would not change, but fear of them would drive sales.
Understanding the choices gun-control advocates have begins with understanding where the outsize power of the National Rifle Association originates...." (read more)
Photo: Gun Control advocates protest outside the NRA in 2015. (credit: Drew Angerer for the NY Times).