James Montgomery: I’d Feel Better with Guns on Campus

I’m not going to school in Texas. But that’s where I’m from, and that’s where a lot of my friends are going to college. So I was interested to read the AP headline Texas Poised to Pass Bill Allowing Guns on Campus. The Lone Star State is about to allow concealed carry weaponry on all its public college campuses, without the possibility of a local opt-out (as exists in Colorado). If Texas goes down this path, they’ll become the second state to protect CCW holders’ right to campus carry (after Utah, the state where I’m currently going to school). The issue highlights gun rights in general and affects me directly . . .

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Videogame Review: Call of Duty Black Ops

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4kvSIIWqEs

Call of Duty: Black Ops. Its been breaking all sorts of industry records this past week or so. Not only video game records, though, but also trashing the reigning king (in dollars and cents, at least) of the entertainment industry, the motion picture. But is it as good a game as the sales suggest?

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Game Review: Call of Duty, Black Ops. First Impressions

Call of Duty: Black Ops just set a record yesterday. They sold $360 million dollars worth of gunslinging action yesterday, more than any entertainment property has ever sold. Of course, Activision already held the record from last year’s record-setting Modern Warfare 2. I was able to get my hands on a copy for a bit yesterday, and these are some of my first impressions . . .

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Game Review: Halo Reach

On November 15th, 2001, Bungie changed American culture forever with the release of Halo 1 (Halo: Combat Evolved to those who played it). Those white, teenage/young adult males who drink Monsters all night and don’t wake up until 5:00 PM? Yeah, that’s Halo’s fault. The success of the Xbox as a platform? Also directly attributable to Halo. And, as with all things successful, it is necessary to make more . . .

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Shotgun Shootin’ For Jesus

Our church had a youth activity a couple of nights ago at Elm Fork Shooting Range. I decided to exercise my newfound “journalistic privilege” to go along for the ride. Besides, what good Christian wouldn’t want to go to a gun range?

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