Browsing All posts tagged under »Gun Control and Violent Crime«

Obama, Seriously Out Of Touch

December 9, 2015 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Barack Obama wanted 15 minutes of air time on Sunday night, the most heavily watched night of the week, to speak to the nation about the San Bernardino shooting. It was appropriate for the president to request it, and for the networks to grant it, but everyone knew […]

Protecting Ourselves From The Next Peaceful Massacre

December 8, 2015 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ A few weeks before Syed Farook went on his ritual killing spree in San Bernardino, he got into an argument about Islam with one of the co-workers he later murdered. The co-worker said that Islam wasn’t peaceful. Farook said it was. Like most Islamic theological arguments, this was one was settled […]

Even Hard-Left Politifact Criticized The New ‘Definition’ Of ‘Mass Shooting’ Two Months Ago

December 7, 2015 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ As shown early this morning, the press’s redefinition of the term “mass shooting” has turned into a nearly omnipresent meme virtually overnight in the wake of Wednesday’s Islamic terrorist massacre in San Bernardino, California. Under the new, demonstrably indefensible definition which not only breaks with past practice but also pretends it never […]

The ‘God Isn’t Fixing This’ Liberal Media

December 6, 2015 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ The first wave of analysis after the mass shooting in San Bernardino suggested that this could be a right-wing militia or anti-government conspiracy. This is the default position of the anti-conservative press: unless shown otherwise, it was one of those right-wingers. Then they named the suspects, Syed Farooq […]

CNN’s Costello Badgers Pro-Gun Guest, But More Polite To Gun Critic

December 4, 2015 by

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By Brad Wilmouth ~ CNN host Carol Costello showed a blatant double standard in her treatment of a pro-gun guest in contrast with a gun control advocate on Thursday’s CNN Newsroom between two segments featuring gun expert John Lott of the Crime Prevention Research Center — author of More Guns, Less Crime — and Dan […]

Media Blame Conservatives, NRA Before Knowing Anything About San Bernardino Shooter

December 3, 2015 by

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By Kristine Marsh ~ On Wednesday, another mass shooting occurred in San Bernardino, CA, at a social care center for people with developmental disabilities. Before police had even identified the shooter, liberal journalists on Twitter came to their own conclusions: It must be a crazy right-winger. Without a second thought, they blamed conservatives, the GOP […]

Gun Free “Kill Zones”

October 8, 2015 by

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By Gregory D. Lee ~ The tragic events at Umpqua Community College (UCC) in Roseburg, Oregon, may be repeated if legislators and school managers fail to recognize that “Gun Free Zones” are in reality deathtraps that attract mentally unstable people to commit mass shootings. The college had one unarmed security guard on campus, and it […]

Blogger: American Exceptionalism Mainly A ‘Strange Belief’ About ‘Letting Everyone Stockpile Weapons’

October 5, 2015 by

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By Tom Johnson ~ Liberals and conservatives often differ over the concept of American exceptionalism, either on how to define it or whether there even is such a thing. Washington Monthly blogger Ed Kilgore recognizes a limited version of American exceptionalism, one which pretty much boils down to a mania for guns. “America is mainly […]

New Yorker Writer: Second Amendment, ‘Properly Understood,’ Allows For Liberal Gun-Control Measures

October 4, 2015 by

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By Tom Johnson ~ In recent years, some advocates of increased gun control have called for repeal or revision of the Second Amendment, but The New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik believes that either would be superfluous. In a Friday article, Gopnik asserted that “the only amendment necessary for gun legislation…is the Second Amendment itself, properly understood, […]

FBI on Mass Shooting Report: Yeah, We Made It Up + More – Daily Digest

June 11, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many, and whether hereditary, self-appointed, or elective, may justly be pronounced the very definition of tyranny.” —James Madison, Federalist No. 47, 1788 TOP RIGHT HOOKS FBI on Mass Shooting Report: Yeah, […]

Screaming Murder

November 6, 2013 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Every day the headlines and the TV-radio news scream murder at us. My local daily out of Newark, NJ leads with a murder there and elsewhere in the state every day. Only the occasional mass murder gets national attention. I got to thinking about this on Friday when a shooting at […]

INTERPOL Chief: ‘Armed Civilians’ Could Be Key To Preventing More Westgate Mall-Style Terror Attacks

October 25, 2013 by

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By Ken Shepherd ~ To prevent more soft-target terror attacks like the deadly Al Shabaab strike on Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, policymakers around the world should consider liberalizing their gun laws to allow for armed civilians, the head of the the world’s largest international police institution argued in an interview with ABCNews.com earlier this […]

A Tale Of Two Cities

March 2, 2013 by

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By Marlin  Thompson ~ One of our contributors, Marlin gives us a personal observation on the current Gun Control Debate, a comparison between two cities of similar makeup. A Tale of Two Cities: City                                     Chicago , IL                  Houston , TX Population                            2.7 million                       2.15 million Median HH income              $38,600                            $37,000 […]

An Opinion On Gun Control

January 3, 2013 by

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By Larry Correia ~ I was sent an email yesterday from my good friend in Stockton CA with the text of this article. While it is quite long, this is without fraction of a doubt the best article I have read in the days following this awful tragedy in Newtown Connecticut. This is written by […]

Stop ATF’s Anti-Gun Zealots

April 3, 2011 by

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By Michelle Malkin For 30 years, Chicago banned handguns. The crime rate skyrocketed. Murders soared. Gangs blossomed. Desperate city officials even considered calling the National Guard to combat the out-of-control violence that all the “community organizing” in the world couldn’t curb. The Supreme Court struck down Chicago’s individual firearms ownership prohibition last year, but the […]

Gun Ownership As A Cost Of Health Care Reform

October 23, 2009 by

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The National Institute Of Health (NIH) recently began studying the relationship between gun ownership and health issues. At one time, this sort of research was done by the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) until Congress cut funding for the program, after it was found that the flawed research done by the CDC was shown to […]