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Ohio School District Votes To Allow Non-Teaching Staff To Carry Firearms

Ohio School District Votes To Allow Non-Teaching Staff To Carry Firearms

A step in the right direction, I think: An Ohio school board has unanimously voted to place armed custodians on their K-12 campus in an effort to better protect their students from a future mass shooting. Following Wednesday’s believed unprecedented 5-0 vote in the state, four male janitors were the first to volunteer to arm

Video: Talking State Budget And Gun Control On Valley News Live

Tonight I was on television for the first time ever. Chris Berg had me on the 6:30 Point of View segment on tonight’s Valley News Live broadcast (I phoned it in from Minot by way of Skype). I was on opposite John Strand, editor of the High Plains Reader, and we talked gun control and

Liberal News Anchor Breaks Gun Laws On Television, Gets Off Scott Free

Laws, I guess, are for the little people. And after all, David Gregory is on the right side of this issue. But please note, they’re saying that Gregory will escape prosecution despite clearly breaking the law. Via Legal Insurrection, who has the prosecutor’s whole letter. Having carefully reviewed all of the facts and circumstances of

Shooter Makes Victims Out Of People In Another "Gun Free Zone"

According to breaking news out of California, another school shooting has happened. As of the time of this writing, at least two people are reported as having been shot. More details here. The nasty national debate we’ve been having over gun control is about to get more emotional, and even nastier, I’m afraid. Two things

Five Inconvenient Facts For Gun Control Proponents

Here’s an excellent video from Reason detailing five facts about guns that are pretty devastating to the case for tough new regulations and controls on gun sales, purchases and ownership. First, the violent crime numbers (including numbers for gun violence) have been declining in the Unites States for decades. Second, this decline in crime has

Republican Legislator Introduces Bill To Stop State Enforcement Of Any New Federal Gun Control Laws

Rep. Roscoe Streyle is on the verge of filing new legislation aimed at protecting North Dakota from any new federal gun control laws. Yesterday Vice President Joe Biden, appointed head of Obama’s gun control task force, hinted at the possibility of new regulations and restrictions through executive order. Streyle hopes his bill would make sure

"If Your Actions Result In Only Saving One Life, They’re Worth Taking"

In speaking about gun control today, Vice President Joe Biden set the bar pretty low for the impact of new policy: “As the president said, if your actions result in only saving one life, they’re worth taking. But I’m convinced we can affect the well-being of millions of americans and take thousands of people out

Anti-Gun Advocates Use Sneaky Language

After today’s first meeting of President Obama’s gun control task force, created after the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, a spokesman for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence said that they’re not pushing to take guns away from law-abiding citizens: After meeting with Vice President Biden on Wednesday, the president of the Brady Campaign to

Obama Administration: We Can Use "Executive Action" To Implement Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden is saying that President Obama may not need Congress to implement tough new gun control laws. “The president is going to act,” the Vice President said today. “There are executives orders — executive action that can be taken. We haven’t decided what that is yet. But we’re compiling it all with

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