Examples of civil discourse on Newtown and gun control

As a follow-up to my previous post, here are two examples of public discourse on the Newtown incident and gun control policy that, in my view, give “appropriate recognition [to] the legitimacy of differing views on the relevant value trade-offs involved,” as well as avoid demonizing those who disagree and resorting to “bumper sticker politics.” The points of view differ, but I feel that both are well-argued and civil.

Law and Order in the Fallen World” by Ben Domenech

The Freedom of an Armed Society” by Firmin Debrabander

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