Should There Be Board Oversight on Walmart’s Sale of High-Capacity Magazines?
Should Walmart sell high-capacity magazines and firearms? That’s a question Trinity Wall Street church in Manhattan believes shareholders have a right to decide. And, last year, U.S. District Judge Leonard Stark supported that view.
The issue was raised by Trinity under the argument that high-capacity magazines are “especially dangerous to the public,” and therefore against Walmart policy and appropriate for a shareholder vote. Continue reading
An Arkansas House panel recently endorsed a bill that would restart executions in Arkansas after nearly a decade without. The panel’s decision is not surprising when we consider that it supports the views of the people. While overall public opinion is starting to change, according to a Gallup poll, nearly 2 of every 3 Americans are still in favor of the death penalty as a response to convicted murder.
So what would executions look like if they did return to Arkansas? And, public opinion or not, does bringing back capital punishment in Arkansas accomplish the goals its proponents claim? Continue reading