Why I’m pissed off at rednecks like you
responding to even the hint that we might expect you to be a responsible gun-owners with threats to shoot people like me is precisely the issue — you think your guns are a way to solve your problems.
Woman saying ‘we’re ready for Ferguson’ accidentally shoots self in head, dies | WGN-TV
The female victim, identified in a police report as Becca Campbell, 26, was a passenger in a car involved in an auto accident. Her 33-year-old boyfriend was driving, the sources told CNN.
The boyfriend, who wasn’t identified, told police that the couple had bought a gun because of fears of unrest related to the pending grand jury decision on the shooting of Michael Brown, the sources said.
Home-Grown, Right-Wing Terrorism: The Hate the GOP Refuses to See
right at the start of the Obama era, when then-Secretary of Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano issued a report (PDF) entitled: “Right-wing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment”? The report was truly prescient. It alerted us to the rise of right-wing extremism, such as from white supremacist groups, and warned that unchecked, it could lead to violence.
Florida: History of shameful jury decisions
Twenty years for a warning shot against a known abuser versus no time at all for killing an unarmed teenager leaves you scratching your head and wondering if justice is not just blind but also insane.
Worth a read. There is something seriously and deeply wrong about southern culture.
Anheuser-Busch heir resigns life-long NRA membership
The NRA I see today has undermined the values upon which it was established. Your current strategic focus clearly places priority on the needs of gun and ammunition manufacturers while disregarding the opinions of your 4 million individual members.
They get more money from manufacturers. Dues from individual hunters and sportsmen are meaningless to the bottom line of the NRA.
STUDY: States With Loose Gun Laws Have Higher Rates Of Gun Violence
Want more violence? Loose gun laws, poor education and a failed social safety net. Get those in place and you’ll have lots more violence.
Gun Homicides Increased 25 Percent After Missouri Repealed Background Check Law
research suggests that universal background check legislation of the sort currently being debated in Congress has had an enormous impact on gun violence in the past
Why do only 10% of states have universal background checks when they are popular and work well?
How Many People Were Shot on Gun Appreciation Day? (by SamSeder)
The Second Amendment was Ratified to Preserve Slavery
The real reason the Second Amendment was ratified, and why it says “State” instead of “Country” (the Framers knew the difference – see the 10th Amendment), was to preserve the slave patrol militias in the southern states, which was necessary to get Virginia’s vote. Founders Patrick Henry, George Mason, and James Madison were totally clear on that … and we all should be too.
In the beginning, there were the militias. In the South, they were also called the “slave patrols,” and they were regulated by the states…
I don’t agree with this view that militia refers only to slave militias. Most states had militias at the time of the founders, including free states.