Update 1: Misleading Research in the Ivory Tower

I have been at work for about two to three weeks now and my project has developed significantly, both in ways that I expected and in unanticipated ways. I have spent the majority of my time reading scholarly journal and newspaper articles detailing on the Bellesiles’ controversy: book reviews, critiques, articles about his downfall, NPR […]

“Arming America” and the Controversy of Gun Control

For over forty years Americans have argued over the extent of Constitutional protection for an individual to bear and use firearms. Until the 1970’s, most Americans interpreted the Second Amendment as a collective right to organize militias, and for much of American history the government retained the right to regulate firearms. However, beginning in the […]