I know this week is SHOT show, so I’ll wait until next week to talk about what I find interesting.
That’s not to say there isn’t gun news.
From Reuters, there’s an article on a federal court blocking parts on New Jersey’s new gun laws. The NYSRPA case is the case that keeps on giving.
Speaking of foolish laws, Reason has an article about Illinois passing an “assault weapon” ban. On the other side, from The Hill, Florida passes a ban on tracking gun and ammo sales. Because that’s something Florida can control.
Tell me if you’ve heard this before. From WaPo comes a story that school officials knew a six-year-old had a gun before said child shot a teacher.
Another Reason article on police shootings in the last year. Still holding around 1,000 a year. I’m not going to say that’s too high. I just have issues with how many of them are handled. Particularly compared to what concealed carriers would be forced to endure. Further, when there’s a legitimately bad shoot, qualified immunity protects the guilty.
On to more conventional controversies.
Charles C.W. Cooke takes on the recent tempest in a teacup surrounding gas stoves.
CBS News explains the recent spike in egg prices. Surprise, it’s not greedy companies or people hoarding. It’s normal market forces – namely increase in demand and decrease in supply due to bird flu.
Over in Mouse Land (Disney), according to the NY Post, the returning CEO Iger is rolling back prices at the theme parks. The Wife and I were just talking about how much it costs to visit the Mouse House in Orlando.
From Business Insider, Home Depot is trying to curb shoplifting by putting out power tools that won’t work without purchase. Understandable, but I can see this not going well.
Finally, from The Verge, apparently ExxonMobile had studies showing the impact of fossil fuels on climate change. For as long as I’ve been alive. I’m getting flashbacks to the cigarette companies. the Pentagon Papers, and the Afghanistan Papers.