As anyone who has ever been injured or lost a family member or friend to a drunk driver knows, even one person operating a vehicle while intoxicated is one too many. There are far too many “real” accidents out there already for law enforcement officers, victims, and regular people to deal without tacking on something like drunk driving that is completely preventable. What does that mean? That the only reason it keeps occurring – and people keep suffering – is because we let it.

In 2011, the number of people killed by drunk [...]

In November 2013, Second Amendment advocates were angered by a federal district court’s decision to uphold a law that bans for life anyone convicted of domestic violence from owning a firearm. The decision stated,

“The government has demonstrated that domestic violence misdemeanants are likely to commit acts of domestic violence again and that, if they do so with a gun, the risk of death to the victim is significantly increased.”

This means that if you have been found guilty of any kind of domestic violence, even if it did not involve the use [...]

Speeding caused the car accident that killed Fast and Furiousstar Paul Walker on November 30, 2013. Apparently, the car in which he was a passenger was traveling at twice the posted 45 miles per hour speed limit. People everywhere were shocked, but given the grim statistics on speeding deaths in the United States, they should not have been.

  • 2012 U.S. Census data shows that there were over 33,000 automobile fatalities due to speeding across the United States.
  • Even the eternal gridlock of New York City does not prevent speeding from being fatal there,
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Over the past 40 years, the U.S. has dedicated a tremendous amount of law enforcement resources to prevent people from using drugs. But instead of protecting the health and well-being of Americans, all the government did was to bankrupt the nation financially and morally. Here we take a look at the impact the war on drugs has had on the American society since it was first launched in 1971.

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Traffic engineers recently discovered that in the greater Chicago area, almost no one actually adheres to posted speed limits. In fact, they reported that in the first minute of their tests, “10 of 14 vehicles exceeded 70 mph. One reached 91 mph — all in a zone where the posted speed limit is 55 mph.”

It’s not hard to imagine that this is also the case in most parts of the United States. Most of us live by the “10 Mile” rule: we think it’s OK to drive about 10 miles over the [...]