In the wake of the Paris attacks, Harry Reid and his buddies have decided that they just can't let this opportunity slide by - they want to eliminate the so called "terrorist loophole" on firearms: “Republicans care more about kowtowing to the NRA than preventing terrorists from legally buying assault rifles and explosives like the … Continue reading The so called “terrorist loophole” or how the Left admitted they hate due process
The Federalist posted a great article highlighting just how little "journalists" know about firearms despite pontificating on how laws must be changed: Guns can be dangerous in the wrong hands. But so are articles about guns written by people who don’t understand anything about them. There’s sadly no excuse to be ignorant about firearms. They’ve been … Continue reading From TheFederalist: “14 Things Everyone Should Understand About Guns”
If you've ever heard the phrase "May you live in interesting times" then you understand why it seems so apropos these days. In the past 6 weeks we've seen a number of highly publicized mass shootings in addition to the usual gang related violence that is reported, then ignored by everyone. June On June 17, … Continue reading It’s been an “interesting” time lately. Are we seeing the beginning of a full court press?
Last year, the FBI released a report about active shooters that was seized upon by the antigun faithful and twisted into a screed about mass shootings. Last week, it turned out that the information was not only wrong, but massaged. Yeserday, the WSJ showed a rare moment of honesty and reported on it: Last September the Obama … Continue reading WSJ Calls out Administration on false mass shooting report: Obama’s Gun-Control Misfire Before the 2014 election, the FBI claimed that mass shootings were up. False.
The President sat down for some softball questions today on "Good Morning America" http://abcnews.go.com/video/embed?id=30157356 "But the power of NRA and the gun lobby in Congress is formidable," Obama said. "And you know, we're going to keep chipping away at this, but until you get intense public demands for this, it's probably not going to happen … Continue reading “Obama Says He Hasn’t Given Up On Gun Control” and in other news, Water is wet
Mother Jones (never known for their journalistic integrity or honesty on the topic of firearms) vomited up this piece of journalistic excrement today: New Harvard Research Debunks the NRA's Favorite Talking Points Surveys drawing on scores of experts reveal a clear consensus against the gun lobby. In it we have the usual uncritical fluff piece … Continue reading Opinion polls “debunk” facts now? “New Harvard Research Debunks the NRA’s Favorite Talking Points”
Reason's always been pro-gun and a source for rational discourse when it comes to debunking the various flawed arguments gun control proponents come up with. They have a new article out addressing the many issues with the antigun tactic of "driving the numbers down" for Defensive Gun Uses: Stringent gun control advocates are fond of underestimating the possible importance … Continue reading Reason gets it right again: How to Count the Defensive Uses of Guns
Brave New Films, a left wing video production group that regularly posts "documentaries" on YouTube, posted the following video today about how the NRA is a bunch of mean meanies trying to harm medicine: The problem is that it's extremely misleading. The "Docs vs Glocks" law came about after numerous doctors were reported asking political … Continue reading Antigun propaganda of the day: Brave New Film’s “The NRA vs Pediatricians • The REAL NRA • Part 1 • BRAVE NEW FILMS”
From Nonprofit Quarterly's Rick Cohen, comes this missive: "Gun Control Stalls: Assault Rifles and Us" It is so strange that the American movement for gun control has flickered and come close to disappearing despite the ubiquity of gun violence in the U.S. and its resurgence in Western Europe. In liberal Vermont, for example, a bill … Continue reading The tears are delicious – Rick Cohen’s “Gun Control Stalls: Assault Rifles and Us” pity party
Say what you will about Lott, but he really points out the obvious in this article: Guns and the New York Times: Why shouldn't Americans be able to defend themselves? So how law-abiding are police? With about 570,000 full-time police officers in the US at that time, that translates into about 124 crimes by police … Continue reading The New York Times really hates ccw