This article was published by the McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Wednesday, November 9, 2016:
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “ripple effect” correctly: a spreading, pervasive, and usually unintentional effect or influence on future events. Don Kates, a scholar, lawyer, and research fellow with the Independent Institute in Oakland, California, likely never intended that his scholarly fulminations against the gun controllers of his day would reach all the way to the Supreme Court.
But they did, and every American, whether they own a firearm or not, benefits from his work today.
It started with an unheralded piece of work he did in 1983,