I came across a couple tweets this morning that really astounded me: https://twitter.com/DocTran2018/status/990658104319606784 This is bad. REALLY bad, because Tran is an actual medical doctor, and she's dispensing advice that is not only counterfactual, but will cause harm to people. Dr. Tran is a pediatrician. She should know that hearing damage is permanent & cumulative. … Continue reading Another Doctor for “Gunsense” giving bad medical advice
Every so often the antigun zealots let their mask slip and reveal their true intentions, and the recent tactic of calling ordinary semiautomatic rifles "Weapons of War" is what we will talk about today. The basis of this description is a bald-faced appeal to emotion. A Weapon of War is clearly something extraordinarily dangerous, and by framing … Continue reading Antigun Dishonesty: Banning “Weapons of War” and what that really means
Have you ever noticed that whenever an "air" of authority is needed, a token antigun veteran or gun owner is trotted out to promote whatever antigun tactic is going to be used to try to silence the people protesting their rights being taken away? Adam Weinstein is just one example. Before we get to the … Continue reading Token Antigun Veteran: The NRA and its allies use jargon to bully gun-control supporters
Just when you thought it couldn't get any more idiotic, USA Today says "hold my beer!" Yep, 40mm grenade launchers are somehow a danger, despite their being restricted as Destructive Devices, requiring the usual ATF background check, FBI fingerprinting, $200 tax stamp, and more. And that's just for the launcher - if you want a 40mm … Continue reading Seriously, USA Today? 40mm Grenade Launchers?
CNN took a break from being complete garbage to allow New York District Attorney Vance a chance at bat: Manhattan DA: This bill could turn your city into the Wild West Blood will RUN in the STREETS!!!! Where have we heard that before? Oh yeah, every single anti-gun argument since CCW reform began in the … Continue reading NY DA doesn’t want CCW reciprocity… because ISIS. For real?
James Wright's article about how he was wrong about gun control and why it is doomed to failure, from the 90's. The years change, but the song remains the same: http://www.nationalaffairs.com/doclib/20080708_1988912secondthoughtsaboutguncontroljamesdwright.pdf
So I came across an article this morning where David Smalley, Proud Atheist, lectures America about "Why Gun Nuts Lie – I Know From Experience" - and with a premise like that, you know you are in for quite a wild ride. First, he starts with his credentials: I live in Texas. I’m a gun owner. … Continue reading Get ready to strap on your stupid: David Smalley vomits “Why Gun Nuts Lie – I Know From Experience”