Articles Tagged “2nd amendment”

  • Jimmy Kimmel – This is For You

    Nearly every single mass murderer in the United States these past few decades had one thing in common besides guns; they were using legally prescribed psychotropic drugs during or just prior to their deadly rampage.

  • We the People – Governed by Cowards

    According to Webster’s dictionary, the definition of a coward is one who shows ignoble fear or timidity, one with a lack of courage or resolution. Know anyone on Capitol Hill who fits this description?

  • Orlando Massacre: How Many More Must Die Before Congress Addresses Gun Control?

    In the aftermath of this latest mass shooting, there is again a loud call for more gun control. Will the deadliest killing in US history of 49 people in Orlando finally be a tipping point, causing the enactment of reasonable gun control legislation at the federal level?

  • More Mass Killings Can be Expected in Our Gun Crazy Nation

    As has been reported, Elliot Rodger killed six students, injured 13 others, and then killed himself at the University of Santa Barbara in Isla Vista, California. And how quickly the killings moved off the front pages.

  • Keeping Firearms from the Mentally Ill

    The Obama administration announced January 3 executive actions intended to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing a rule whereby states can submit information on such people to the National Criminal Background Check System (NICS).

  • Only in America

    The massacre in the Aurora movie theater should surprise no one. After Virginia Tech, after Columbine, after Jordan Lee Loughner’s assault on Gabby Giffords, it should surprise no one. And that’s just the latest. Count on it, it’s going to happen again.

  • Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman.

    Trayvon Martin Killing:
    Let Investigations Run Their Course

    The Justice Department will determine whether Zimmerman violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which among other things, outlaws major forms of discrimination against African Americans and women, including racial segregation. The 911 tape indicates Zimmerman may have used the word “coon” when referring to Martin. Martin is Black while Zimmerman’s father is White and his mother is Latino.