Dear Republicans: The NRA and the Gun Lobby Are Playing You All for Fools

One of the biggest cons perpetuated on the American people is the paranoid fear-mongering that often accompanies the “gun debate” and the Second Amendment. Here we have an amendment that literally starts out with the words, “A well regulated militia..,” yet gun fanatics almost always ignore that part. Instead, they typically only mention the “shall […]

If You Say #CopsLivesMatter, Then You Need To Support Reasonable Gun Laws

Much has been made in local news recently about two Louisiana police officers who were shot and killed in the line of duty. The weekend before last near Lake Charles, State Trooper Steven Vincent was shot by a man who had a long criminal history when Trooper Vincent approached his vehicle which was stuck in […]

Black Gun Owner Assaulted In Florida Walmart, NRA Predictably Silent

The hardcore, paranoid members of the NRA are always happy to applaud stories of guns being used to deter crime. Inside the first couple pages of the NRA’s monthly magazine American Rifleman, you will find tales of armed private citizens who used their guns to stop a crime, sometimes with lethal force. You can find […]

Gun Fanatics Are Creeping My Facebook Profile

“Mark Kessler commented on my picture? Don’t know him, but the name rings a bell.” It was just a Facebook notification that’s all. My profile is public, although I have my family and relationships set to private. Mark Kessler wasn’t on my friends list. So I clicked on his profile to see who he was and […]

From Sandy Hook To Arizona, The NRA Has Blood On Their Hands

By now, I’m sure everyone has heard about the 9-year-old girl who accidentally shot an employee of a gun range with an Uzi. If you haven’t, here’s a quick summary. A family on vacation in Las Vegas decided it would be cool to go to a place called “Bullets & Burgers” where you can shoot […]

The Open Carry Movement Isn’t About Rights, It’s About Fear – And A Little Racism

Open Carry Texas backed off on their plans to march through Houston’s 5th Ward. Not because they finally realized the folly of their endeavor to somehow prove to the minority neighborhood that open carry of military-grade firearms was in their best interests. Oh, and apparently the neighborhood already had plenty of firearms, as demonstrated by […]

What Will It Take To For Us To Do Something About Gun Violence?

Columbine, Sandy Hook, Atlanta, Las Vegas and Portland – these are just a few names in the ever-growing list of places that have hit the news with yet another shooting, another story of senseless gun violence. The story is the same, over and over and over again. For a few days, the media pays attention […]

Shooting Victim’s Father Slams ‘Idiots’ in Congress, Asks ‘Have We Learned Nothing’ Since Newtown? (Video)

After the recent mass shooting in California, the issue of gun violence in this country has been a hotly debated topic once again.  Though I can’t imagine anything being done about it this time considering we’ve done absolutely nothing since the Newtown massacre that happened well over a year ago, or the Aurora massacre before that, […]