Under a new law barely a month old, California is the nation’s first state to require point-of-sale background checks for ammunition sales. But pieces of the voter-approved statute already are under fire in the courts.
OPINION: Germany never accepted defeat in World War I, and it used the next 22 years to re-imagine the internal-combustion engine into a series of devastating weapons, and then to deploy those weapons in combinations never before seen on the field of battle. At the same time, its leaders undermined domestic democratic institutions to solidify its power. Their motive was simple: revenge. I fear a similar dynamic is at play in 2019.