Anti-aircraft Missiles and Gun Control

Walter BLOCK


Abstract. Gun control is a highly debatable topic both in the popular and scholarly media. But what about anti-aircraft missiles? Should they be banned? On the one hand, there are fewer of them around, so their challenge is more tractable. On the other hand, they can do far more damage than handguns. The present paper is an attempt to wrestle with this challenge.

Keywords. Gun control, Second amendment, Libertarianism, Anti-aircraft missiles.

JEL. K15.


Gun control; Second amendment; Libertarianism; Anti-aircraft missiles.

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