Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich appeared on the Bud Hedinger Live radio show on WFLA in Orlando, FL. Halbrook talks about the importance of this 75th anniversary of "Kristallnacht" or the "Night of the Broken Glass" in 1938 when the Nazi party attacked defenseless Jews and other "Enemies of the State" without fear of resistance because their firearms had been registered and easily confiscated.
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich appeared on the Bill LuMaye Show on WPTF radio in Raleigh, NC. Halbrook talks about the history of gun registration in the Weimar Republic in 1931 and warned that the records not wind up "in the wrong hands." Two years later, when the Nazi party assumed power in Germany, the "wrong hands" were indeed in charge of those records and law abiding Jews and other "Enemies of the State" were disarmed by the Nazis.
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich appeared on the "Bulldog Live" show on WTPL radio in New Hampshire. Halbrook recaps the history of Hitler's gun control policies toward "Enemies of the State" before and during World War II.
In a cold war of words, President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin he wouldnt attend a Moscow summit in September. Research Fellow Anthony Gregory compares the two leaders record on human rights and asks why they would even meet in the first place.
Presidential candidate Barack Obama promised to protect government whistle-blowers in an effort to be more transparent. When U.S. Army private Bradley Manning was convicted of espionage, Independent Institute Research Fellow Anthony Gregory said it's time to make a choice.