Daily Archives: September 16, 2019

Studies Find No Evidence That Assault Weapon Bans Reduce Homicide Rates

1. Mass shootings with assault weapons constitute a fraction of a percent of gun violence 2. Studies find no evidence assault weapon bans reduce homicide rates 3. Australia doesn’t prove gun control works 4. There is inconclusive evidence of assault weapons bans on mass shootings In ConclusionThe studies, data, and examination of the available evidence by scholars suggest that assault…

Top Democrats push background checks as Trump prepares gun control announcement

“This morning, we made it clear to the president that any proposal he endorses that does not include the House-passed universal background checks legislation will not get the job done, as dangerous loopholes will still exist and people who shouldn’t have guns will still have access,” Pelosi and Schumer said Sunday. I agree Nancy. Dangerous loopholes do exist. The fact…

Would-be female school shooter arrested for threatening to gun down 400 people

No “Red Flag” Laws needed here. Woman makes threats. Threats are recorded. Previous history of weapons in school. Police investigated. Person taken into custody. If the sheriff’s office in Parkland Florida and a certain agency had done what the Oklahoma police had done, basically their job, we would have avoided Parkland. The system has the mechanisms in place to identify…

Beto O’Rourke hits Pete Buttigieg with expletive-fueled swipe over gun-control comments

He later tweeted, “When candidates say, ‘At least Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell are pretending to be interested,’ sh–, that is not enough. Neither is poll-testing your message. Gun violence is a life or death issue—and we have to represent the bold ideas of people all over the country.” As O’Rourke made his call to take back the rifles on Thursday night,…

He Fights, by Evan Sayet

My Leftist friends (as well as many ardent #Never Trumpers) constantly ask me if I’m not bothered by Donald Trump’s lack of decorum. They ask if I don’t think his tweets are “beneath the dignity of the office.” Here’s my answer: We Right-thinking people have tried dignity. There could not have been a man of more quiet dignity than George W Bush as…

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