George Wauchope shares an infographic he made that shares 17 inconvenient facts that gun control advocates hate and the mainstream media generally ignore.
Iowa Firearms Coalition shared a video segment of the debate that Iowa Press hosted for candidates running for the Democratic nomination for Iowa Governor last week. What the candidates believe about gun control is eye opening.
The Des Moines Register, Center for American Progress, and Progress Iowa want to restrict your freedom over an increase of 0.26 homicide by firearms per 100,000 Iowans and an increase of one suicide by firearm per 100,000 Iowans that can’t rationally be linked to the change in Iowa’s law in 2010.
Shane Vander Hart: Governor Matt Bevin (R-KY) gave an incredible response to the question of how one can value children’s lives and still oppose gun control. He discussed how gun violence is a cultural problem, not a gun problem.
President Donald Trump said that when it comes to the mentally ill he was ok with taking the guns first and to let due process come later which contradicted Vice President Mike Pence’s prior remarks.
A social studies teacher at Roosevelt High School in Des Moines announced a student walkout calling for gun control over the school’s PA system on Wednesday morning along with a call for people to call their elected representatives to change gun laws and mental health approaches.
Lois Beckett, a senior reporter for The Guardian, who covers guns, gun violence, and the far right in the United States, explains why conservatives mistrust the media that is evident in their reporting on the gun debate.
Another mass shooting. This time, in Florida. It doesn’t really matter where it happens, because the reaction is always the same.
Steve C. Sherman: We need to protect our kids as much as Binny’s Beverage Depot protects its booze! It is time to place armed guards in schools.
Shane Vander Hart discussed the current gun control debate with frequent Caffeinated Thoughts contributor and gun rights advocate Pat Nicklaus.
Pat Nicklaus: There are 20,000 local, state and federal gun laws on the books. Even if we have 20,000 more, none of them will legislate the evil or crazy out of a person.
Shane Vander Hart: I don’t like hot takes so here are five observations I have about the horrific shooting in Las Vegas after more facts were available.
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) defended the 2nd Amendment and introduced an amendment to strengthen the NICS background checks on the Senate floor.
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) emphasized the need to address the growing threat of radical Islamic terrorism in the wake of the horrific Orlando shooting.
Shaun Broyhill: Regardless of what the media and liberals tell you, mass shootings have occurred in Australia. Let’s look at just the last 3 years.
Shane Vander Hart: The Des Moines Register calls for the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban to be reinstated that accomplished nothing but ban guns that looked scary.