The (Fire)Arms of Another

    There is so much disinformation and reckless ignorance being spread in this debate over firearms, it’s hard to know where to start. Let’s start off with the assertion that a ban of any kind of arms will stop school massacres. For now, let’s leave aside the obvious fact that if you have a ban on firearms, the only people who will have firearms are government | Read More »

    The Great Gun Debate of 2013

    If you look at hashtags on twitter such as “#gun, #guncontrol, #gunrights, #nra” and so on, you will find an ongoing, vicious battle between gun owners and gun control activists. The issue with this debate is that there are not two well defined sides reaching for common ground, but contributors for each side looking from countless angles and scenarios. Yes, the current gun debate is a messy one. | Read More »

    Gun Control: WWJD?

    Gun Control: WWJD?

    As the gun control debate rages in America following the abominable events in Newtown, eventually, perhaps inevitably, the media will ask itself, “What would Jesus do?” They’ve done it for years as it relates to wealth redistribution and Obamacare. Obama gave an entire speech about taxes in which he used Jesus for his justification. I’d wager that the tactic is designed to hit God fearing | Read More »

    Why I own an AR-15.

    Other than the occasional tweet, I have tried to stay out of the gun debate—largely because of Jonah Goldberg’s haunting and compelling statement: “…I nonetheless resent being dragged into the political maw so quickly after a bunch of little kids were picked off by a madman with a gun.” But something has changed that obliges me to share a personal story. Maybe it was Wayne LaPierre’s, | Read More »

    Why I own an AR-15.

    Other than the occasional tweet, I have tried to stay out of the gun debate—largely because of Jonah Goldberg’s haunting and compelling statement: “…I nonetheless resent being dragged into the political maw so quickly after a bunch of little kids were picked off by a madman with a gun.” But something has changed that obliges me to share a personal story. Maybe it was Wayne LaPierre’s, | Read More »

    In the Name of ‘Safety’

    Senator  Feinstein of California plans to propose legislation that would cripple and drastically alter our gun rights as defined in the Second Amendment. Summary of 2013 legislation Following is a summary of the 2013 legislation: Bans the sale, transfer, importation, or manufacturing of: 120 specifically-named firearms Certain other semiautomatic rifles, handguns, shotguns that can accept a detachable magazine and have one military characteristic Semiautomatic rifles | Read More »

    I think MSNBC is trying to get the President shot at.

    (H/T Ace of Spades, NewsBusters, & Hot Air) I’m aware that’s kind of an inflammatory statement, but hear me out. OK, remember last weekend, when there were a bunch of reports of armed people at the Arizona town hall? Lots of stories of bemused reporters trying to get their heads around the notion that in Arizona you can wander around with an AR-15 – Which | Read More »