Jack Lee
Jack Lee

A graduate from the University of Maryland with a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice with an interest in history, I've been contributing articles to PolicyMic since December of 2012. I'm always open to discussion without the rhetoric.

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April 16, 2013

UN Arms Control Treaty: Will It Be Ratified by the Senate?

Earlier this month, the United States under the Obama administration, voted for the UN Arms Trade Treaty. However depsite this, it is highly unlikely that the Senate will approve it.

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April 4, 2013

Gun Control: Do Gun Control Advocates Even Know What They Want to Control?

Gun control advocates are sometimes vociferous in pushing gun control legislation, but they show time and again that they really have no clue what they seek to legislate on.
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March 12, 2013

Republicans Must Welcome Liberty, Diversity to Win Over Millennials

If the GOP ever wants millennials to join the conservative movement, it will need to be more inclusive and respect personal liberty.
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March 10, 2013

3 Major Supreme Court Cases That Protected Our Civil Liberties Against the Government

Here are some important Supreme Court cases concerning our civil liberties, in which the Court ruled in favor of the rights of individuals over government restrictions.
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March 4, 2013

Gun Control Debate: Background Checks Won't Solve the Problem

Though over 80% of gun owners support universal background checks, this proposal alone still fails to address our mental health system and the lack of enforcement of current laws.
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Feb. 23, 2013

Gun Control Facts: Assault Weapons Ban Would Have No Impact On Gun Deaths

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's proposed assault weapons ban and magazine restrictions would likely have no impact on mass shootings or gun crime: here's why.

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Feb. 14, 2013

14 Crucial Moments in U.S. Gun Control History

This is the brief but important history of gun control in the United States that everyone should be familiar with when debating the topic.
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Feb. 13, 2013

University Of Maryland Shooting: We Need to Focus On Mental Health, Not More Gun Control Laws

This tragic school shooting is the perfect example of why we should focus on mental health rather than on more gun control laws.
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Feb. 8, 2013

Gun Control Debate: Newtown School Board Agrees With NRA, Seeks Armed Guards in Schools

The Newtown School Board wants armed officers at all four of its elementary schools, so why did gun control advocates dismiss the NRA's proposal?
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Feb. 7, 2013

Annapolis Gun Rally Draws Thousands Of Pro-Gun Advocates

Around 4,000 people rallied in Annapolis, Md., in opposition to the Firearms Safety Act of 2013.
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Jan. 29, 2013

Lone Star College School Shooting: Once Again, the Media Got It All Wrong

More details are emerging on the shooting at Lone Star College. As it turns out, the media's frenzied rush to report on another school shooting misconstrued the facts ... again.

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Jan. 25, 2013

7 Gun Control Facts That Are Actually Myths

Gun control advocates often offer these myths to advance the argument for gun control, but here we look at the facts in order to debunk them.
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Jan. 24, 2013

Dianne Feinstein is Out of Her Mind With New Assault Weapons Ban

Dianne Feinstein's new assault weapons ban will not only fail at preventing mass shootings and curbing violent crime, but also hurt discussion of reasonable gun control.
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Jan. 23, 2013

10 Surprising Facts About the NRA That You Never Hear

The NRA is front and center in the gun control debate. Whether or not you support them, here are 10 facts about the organization that you probably don't know.
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Jan. 21, 2013

New York Gun Control Law Exposed: 15 More Measures Left Out Of Final Bill

Last week New York, passed the toughest gun control measures in the U.S., but it has come to light that gun control advocates in the state wanted to go even further.
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Jan. 17, 2013

Obama Gun Control: President's Next Nonsensical Step Should Be to Ban SUVs

With President Obama pushing for a new Assault Weapons Ban, Americans should prepare for bans on other military-style items.

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Jan. 15, 2013

7 Reasons Why An Assault Weapons Ban Will Fail to Reduce Violent Crime

With VP Biden set to present his findings, here are 7 reason why a new assault weapons ban will not help to curb gun violence in the United States, and why it should not be considered.
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Jan. 12, 2013

YouTube Piers Morgan Interview: How We Are We Being Brainwashed to Fear Guns

Gun control advocates are using fear to further their agenda.
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Jan. 10, 2013

Dianne Feinstein's Assault Weapons Ban Unlikely to Pass

Dianne Feinstein's assault weapons ban faces an uphill battle as a majority of Americans oppose a ban, and there are signs of weakening support from Congress.
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Jan. 7, 2013

Assault Weapons Ban: How Politicians Manipulate the Debate

Gun control advocates and politicians throw around terms like "weapons of war" and "assault weapon" for political gain.