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What We’re Reading Today: The Autobahn To Hell, Students In Purgatory, Hades On The Hudson … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Second Amendment

This Firearms Instructor Is Reportedly The Hero Who Killed Texas Church Gunman With Single Head Shot — The Daily Sounder

Protecting the Innocent: Gun-Free Zones vs. Armed Citizens — Daniel J. Mitchell

Gun rights endangered in Virginia — Walter Williams, Fox News

Virginia increasing corrections budget anticipating jailing gun-owners — American Thinker

Government Intrusion

The Autobahn to Car Consumer Hell Is Paved with the Best Intentions — Cato Institute

Government Standards Are Making 5-Year-Olds and Kindergarten Teachers Miserable — Reason

Is New Conservatism Really Progressivism? — Competitive Enterprise Institute

New York City

Bill de Blasio’s New York Is Rapidly Becoming a Dangerous Hellhole — Stephen Kruiser, PJ Media

New York’s Thickening Cloud of Violent Crime — Seth Barron, City Journal

De Blasio declares New York City ‘safest big city in America’ — Washington Examiner

California

The Worst California Law Of 2019 — Eliminating Millions Of Independent Contractors — Lee Ohanian, Hoover Institution

California’s Low-wage Jobs Crisis — Joel Kotkin

California Shocked To Find Bill Decriminalizing Retail Theft Resulted In … More Retail Theft — Hot Air

Misc

Shale’s Credit Struggles a Reminder of Fed’s Inconsequential Nature — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

Biden Open To Nominating Obama For Supreme Court — The Daily Caller

The Cartoonish Climate Crusade — Steven Hayward, PowerLine

Why Marx Was Against Individual Rights — Mises Institute

‘Little Women’ Is Just ‘Too White,’ Critic Says — The Daily Wire


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