As most of you know I have been very critical of concealed carry, open carry, etc…and can’t quite fathom why we continue to suffer mass shootings and lead the world in gun deaths. But I am repeatedly reminded that concealed carry will reduce crime and save lives. Yet I still feel uneasy about private citizens [...]
In light of the open carry flash mobs showing up at restaurants and big box stores around the country…a few thoughts from Bill Mahar”
From Piers Morgan’s last appearance in CNN: As Sir Winston Churchill said: “If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time — a tremendous whack.” And I guess [...]
Hey, you John Wayne wannabes! An armed sailor…a professional fighting man…trained for war and totally familiar with the use of weapons…was on sentry duty when he was disarmed by a civilian who then used the gun to kill another sailor. And you think you’ve got a chance to protect you and yours? Your dreams will [...]
I just logged on to find an email missive from the White House suggesting that we all join the President for a moment of silence to honor those who lost their lives at Newtown a year ago.
How about passing meaningful gun control legislation instead of empty formalities? How about at least having universal [...]
Today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that a 13 year old boy was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies while carrying a plastic toy replica of an AK-47. When spotted with the ‘weapon’ by two deputies, the youth was ordered to drop the weapon. When he refused to follow their orders he was shot and killed.
In between voting the 41st time and the 42nd time to repeal or defund Obamacare, the Republicans have reopened their investigation into Benghazi!
They are irate that four Americans lost their lives in a terrorist attack in what is essentially a lawless area of a foreign country still in the throes of a revolution.
I am not even sure what to say about this…I am totally incredulous that someone would think that a 22 caliber rifle is a reasonable gift for a four year old…that a parent wouldn’t keep it locked up at all times…and that once again the I didn’t think it was loaded comment comes up.
Why is it those who support the status quo on assault weapon ownership and say we can reduce gun violence with better mental health standards are most often the same people who are against single payer universal health care? Couldn’t we do better providing mental health care if everyone had access to mental health providers [...]