Larry Pratt

Larry Pratt is the executive director emeritus of Gun Owners of America, a United States-based firearms lobbying group, and a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates. He is also Vice Chairman of the American Institute for Cancer Research.

Latest by Larry Pratt in Chronicles

  • The American Exception
    May 16, 2018

    The American Exception

    A favorite exhortation of those seeking to further restrict or remove the private possession of firearms in the United States is to "look at other countries," where lower murder rates are supposed to be a result of gun control laws.

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  • December 1995

    The Mark of the Beast

    When government ceased being the people's servant and became the people's master, the role of law enforcement personnel changed as well. Rather than keeping the peace by apprehending malefactors who have allegedly broken the peace, federal law enforcement personnel now tell people what they must do—or else.

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  • The American Exception
    October 1993

    The American Exception

    A favorite exhortation of those seeking to further restrict or remove the private possession of firearms in the United States is to "look at other countries," where lower murder rates are supposed to be a result of gun control laws.

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