Gun Rights and Utilitarianism

Gun rights don’t depend on cost-benefit analyses

Tim Hsiao
Tim Hsiao
Apr 27, 2018 · 8 min read

How should we debate guns?

Many on both sides of the gun debate are under the impression that the best way to settle it is by weighing outcomes in the context of a cost-benefit analysis. As a result, both sides constantly squabble over the findings of this-or-that statistical study in this-or-that country…