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Hopes & Prayers for Gun Victims? OC’s GOP Congressional Delegation Voted to Allow Mentally Ill to Own Firearms

Another mass shooting in America and another round of “hopes and prayers” for the victims by elected officials who can actually do something about it. From Rep. Mimi Walters Facebook page, this:  Rep Mimi Walters · Yesterday at 4:50am · ‪Horrified and deeply saddened by the deadly shooting in Las Vegas. My heart and prayers…

So Now Can We Have a Talk About Gun Violence in America

For up to date coverage on what’s happening in Las Vegas, go to www.latimes.com. Las Vegas, 2017: 58 killed so far; hundreds wounded Orlando, 2016: 50 killed Virginia Tech, 2007: 32 killed Sandy Hook, 2012: 27 killed San Ysirdo, 1984: 21 killed San Bernadino, 2015: 14 killed Edmond, 1986: 14 killed Fort Hood, 2009: 13…

President’s Executive Order on Guns Doesn’t Go Far Enough

President Obama released his administration’s response to inaction by Congress on guns in a bid to hinder the epidemic of mass shootings in America.  While all steps in the right direction, it’s still not enough. Gun owners and Second Amendment advocates will view this as the annual “Obama’s taking your guns away” sale and stock…

Its Time to Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment

Exactly when is it time to have a much needed debate in America that the Second Amendment needs to be amended or repealed? This nation has changed constitutional amendments before.  It’s not easy, but the Founding Fathers did provide citizens with the ability to fine tune the Constitution as events, technology, and cultural evolution saw…

NRA has an Enemies List of Political Cartoonists

Remember President Nixon’s Enemies List?  The National Rifle Association has one too. The NRA’s list features prominent journalists and political editorial cartoonists. From the post: So perhaps it’s linguistically fitting that of the 37 journalists on an NRA-ILA roster of organizations, corporations and public/media figures who have voiced “anti-gun” policies and stances, the list is…