Gun Control

Does Japan’s Gun Control Cause Its Low Murder Rate?

This meme highlights the rigorous steps taken to obtain a firearm in Japan. At the end, it cites the low death total from guns in Japan and claims a victorious argument for gun control. But are the two linked?

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When the Military Attacks (Civilians)

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats, with over 16,000 likes and 11,000 shares. Leaving aside the fact that this guy is holding a shotgun, which isn’t exactly “military-grade”, this meme raises an interesting historical question.  Has the…


The Democratic Socialism Ultimatum

Courtesy of Occupy Democrats, with over 25,000 likes and 44,000 shares.  This meme points to a litany of items that are supposedly examples of democratic socialism, and gives us an ultimatum.  Choose democratic socialism, or…



Are These Shooters All Democrats?

Courtesy of Thought Crime Resistance, where it received over 300 likes and 4,000 shares.  Similar memes have been sporadically spread by some (though not many) voices on the right, including one by Ted Nugent that…




Treat Guns Like Cars You Say?

Courtesy of Americans Against the Republican Party.  Over 19,000 likes and 35,000 shares!  Numerous similar memes are also circulating advocating that guns should be regulated like cars (another example is given below).  On the surface,…


Are Gun Merchants Participating in Murder?

Courtesy of Being Liberal. This snarky meme is pretty childish (pun intended), but since it got over 50,000 likes apparently some find it witty.  Whether you’re for or against gay marriage, the answer to the…