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Concealed Carry Mother Killed By Her Two Year Old Son

This is simply tragic on every conceivable level. I am not going on a tirade about concealed carry with this post. But given concealed carry is the law of the land now…just how much training before getting a concealed carry permit should be required?

This comes from a conversation about this incident that I had […]

Five Year Old Boy Shoots and Kills His Two Year Old Sister

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.

But […]

“Shame on You Senator Ron Johnson” – Milwaukee Protest


Because of Senator Ron Johnson’s abhorrent “NO” vote to a simple background check bill for those purchasing guns at a gun show or from private residents, Johnson once again proved to be one of the most radical and predictable senators in the history of Wisconsin.

The law as it stands […]

President Obama: We Have Not Forgotten What Happened in Newtown

Rachel Maddow Does the Math On Assault Weapons

This is about the Sandy Hook shootings and Senate hearings about gun violence…some of it is hard to watch…

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Why Wouldn’t the NRA Support Universal Health Care?

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 […]

Pro-gun Rights Activists Petition to Deport Piers Morgan

Another ridiculous petition:

Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for British CNN host Piers Morgan to be deported from the U.S. over his gun control views.

A petition created Dec. 21 on the White House e-petition website by a user in Texas accuses Morgan of engaging in a “hostile attack […]

This Is So Wrong On So Many Levels: NRA

Just a few quick comments on today’s NRA Press Conference. I am using the quotes from this afternoon’s post from JSONLINE:

“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” the group’s top lobbyist, Wayne LaPierre, said at a Washington news conference.

LaPierre said “the next […]

Mike Huckabee Supports a Vengeful god

This absolute nonsense is beyond the pale. From Friday, December 14th, 2012 (YES THAT VERY FRIDAY) TPMLivewire:

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee attributed the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in part to restrictions on school prayer and religious materials in the classroom.

“We ask why there is violence in our schools, but […]

Statement of DPMC Chair Sachin Chheda: Today IS the Day

Statement of DPMC Chair Sachin Chheda:

The nation is grieving. As President Obama said today, “Our hearts are broken.” We are shattered by the horrific scene in Connecticut. At this writing, at least 20 children and 6 adults are dead from a murderous rampage by a gunman in a “safe” and sedate elementary school.

Of […]