Tag Archives: James Alan Fox

Flags fly at half-staff at Hector International Airport in Fargo in honor of the Colorado shooting victims. David Samson / The Forum

We Should Stop Lowering the Flags for Mass Shootings

We Should Stop Lowering the Flags for Mass Shootings

Last night the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump was refusing to order the nation’s flags lowered as a gesture to the awful shooting of five journalists at the Capital Gazette in Maryland. Had Trump made that decision it would have been easy to perceive it as yet another front in the on-going hostilities between the

Universal Background Checks Are A Good Way To Deny A Lot Of People Their 2nd Amendment Rights

One of President Obama’s gun control proposals announced after the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary (though a proposal which wouldn’t have done anything to stop that shooting) is universal background checks for all gun exchanges except those between relatives. This would close the so-called “gun show loophole” in existing background check requirements, but really