In the specific situation of what’s going on right now in America, the Oath Keepers have not offered a sufficient reason to propose violence.
Mass shootings are currently ensconced in the public mind as the definitive example of gun violence in America, having replaced the infamous drive-by that was the obsession of the 80s.
Robert Beto O’Rourke wants to take our guns but neither he or our Government could pass a NICS Background Check.
Gun control advocates have an easy time arriving at their position. They see violence and leap to the conclusion that gun bans are the answer.
Watchlists and data sweeps are brazen cases of ignoring the restrictions on government power.
The problem here is that many of us on the side of gun rights do keep offering things that we can do, but the “do something” crowd shows no interest in anything but curtailing gun rights.
If enough of us express our discontent in person and on social media, the corporation could be made to listen.
If the honest goal is to reduce rates of violence, this is a good desire, but having a goal is not the same thing as having a good plan to achieve it. If we can’t win the rising generation over…
If we allow law enforcement to get away with at most getting fired after taking a life when no violence was justified, how long will it be until we are the ones facing such violence?
By analogy, hold hands with your partner in public, but don’t fornicate on the lawn. Carry your weapon legally, and if you have it visible to others, keep it demonstrably available but not in use.
Are mass shootings contagious? Does one mass shooting produce another in the manner of a pathogen being transmitted from one infected person to new hosts?
Their ballot initiative makes abundantly clear that BAWN wants to see all semiautomatic long guns banned unless you are a government agent.
Whatever a person may think about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s politics, she is one first-term member among 435 in the House of Representatives.
If someone has decided to kill a lot of people at once, the means available to him are many, but what does not make sense is disarming the law-abiding as a response to terrorism.
As with firearms in particular, technology in general is neither good nor bad in itself. It’s up to the user to determine the moral character of the object.
I don’t accept the hopelessness found in claims that we can’t win over new people to the support of gun rights. If NRATV is to be replaced, and it needs to be, It should be a new inclusive vision
This is the lesson that many learned in elementary school that if you shout threats at a classmate, you don’t get to whine when he gives you a bloody nose.
Where there is a demand, there will be a supply, whether we’re talking about alcohol, Schedule I drugs, guns, or abortions.
Attacking the ability to participate in economic activity sets a bad precedent. Petition calls on credit card companies to freeze accounts that engage in “excessive, erratic gun and ammo purchases”…
I don’t know if the NRA can be saved. I do sincerely hope that it can.
Gun control advocates constantly declare that owning guns is a risk. The number of expletives that I use in reply depends on the day I’m having….
In a statement, a day after the mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand attorney general, David Parker, clarified that semiautomatic rifles will be banned.
“We, New Zealand, we were not a target because we are a safe harbor for those who hate. We were not chosen for this act of violence because we condone racism.”
The lack of a repeated test to keep the “safety” standard up makes me suspect that the purpose of the DRLC document is much more about raising money for the county/state than about safety.
Orwell spoke directly to the concept of gun rights as a defense of democracy, both against external enemies and home-grown tyrants.