Ben Boychuk

Ben Boychuk

Screaming at Trump accomplishes nothing

Thousands of Americans are supposed to assemble on Nov. 8 to “scream helplessly at the sky.” Why? Well, why not? It will be one year since Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, and that’s reason enough for people to emote angrily if impotently at the seeming injustice of it all.

Ben Boychuk

Why California’s new gun laws deserve contempt

Many otherwise law-abiding gun owners simply will not comply with the new rules on ammunition purchases and the ban on high-capacity magazines. And why should they? The state lacks effective means of enforcing the new laws, which now ban the possession of magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

Ben Boychuk

Why California is wrong to defend sanctuary cities

Officials are on a lawless course in the coming fight with the Trump administration over illegal immigration. Over the past decade, California has sought deliberately to blur the lines between citizen and non-citizen, between green card holder and “unauthorized immigrant.”

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