Tag: assault rifles

Is Steve Scalise too stupid to live?

Is Steve Scalise too stupid to live?
Steve Scalise represents Lousiana’s 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives and served as House Majority Whip from 2014 until Democrats took the majority in 2018. On June 14, 2017, Scalise and fellow Republican congressmen were in Alexandria, VA, practicing for a charity baseball game when James T. Hodgkinson of Illinois opened fire on... Read more »

No, Terry Quinn, semi-automatic rifles do not have legitimate civilian uses

No, Terry Quinn, semi-automatic rifles do not have legitimate civilian uses
I recently read an article in Colorado’s Vail Daily entitled, “Semi-automatic rifles have legitimate uses.”  You can read it yourself by clicking HERE. The article, written by Terry Quinn  is a collection of worn out, specious and disingenuous arguments. Mr. Quinn’s remarks are sound bytes from the NRA playbook. The nomenclature is irrelevant. Whether you... Read more »

Guns Don't Kill People, the NRA and the Politicians in Their Pockets Kill People

Guns Don't Kill People, the NRA and the Politicians in Their Pockets Kill People
There’s some truth to the saying “guns don’t kill people, people kill people.” There’s nothing that an inanimate object, like a gun can do of its own volition.  Like many of man’s inventions, it requires the human touch. The problem, as I see it is keeping innocent guns out of the hands of people inclined... Read more »
Advertisement:

Don't Let Alex Jones Tell You that the Las Vegas Massacre was a Hoax

Don't Let Alex Jones Tell You that the Las Vegas Massacre was a Hoax
Note: Between the time I wrote this piece and the time I hit the “Publish” button, the NRA has asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to review whether “bump stocks” comply with federal law.  I’m going to need time to digest this new development, but I plan to err on the side... Read more »

Massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Conecticut

The massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut has shattered that community and once again re-defined our notion of safe harbor. To most, what happened in that once-bucolic, New England town is unthinkable. To many it will be unrecoverable. I’ve watched the coverage and read the blogs. To no avail I’ve tried over... Read more »