fiststickknifegunOur political system is polarized on many issues, many of which, like education and healthcare, probably do not yield to a simplistic either or, statist or free-market solution. Gun violence, brought to our attention by another mass shooting, is also one of these contentious issues which elicit banal and simplistic solutions from left and right, either gun control or more guns and training for civilians.

But what does serious evaluation really reveal? Check out these important resources if you want to actually think about this issue instead of react and punish your usual whipping boys (Obama or the NRA).

Now don’t talk until you’ve done some homework.