“It is a contradiction in political philosophy to promote Planned Parenthood while accusing gun rights advocates of being against life. Planned Parenthood is America’s abortion giant, and is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths every single year. The NRA, by contrast, does not advocate gun violence or promote a culture of death. In fact, […]
“Guns are not the problem. We are the problem. And until we face the ugly truth that we enable troubled individuals to commit mass killings by turning a blind eye to a social environment we created, and continue to support and perpetuate, we will again and again witness these senseless, heartbreaking tragedies.” – Mass Shootings are […]
“It is possible that in a country with just as many guns as ours – but with better systems of education and mental health; or a less cutthroat economic system and more generous welfare state; or a less troubled racial history and stronger sense of social solidarity; or a less toxic ideal of masculinity and more women […]
“All of these ‘activists’ were silent when Carole Bowne was murdered by her violent ex-boyfriend as she waited for her ‘permit’ to purchase a firearm for self-defense. Why did they stay silent on this issue? Well, because Carole was stabbed to death and not a victim of ‘gun violence.’ We can only guess some forms […]
“Gun ownership, which is more prevalent in rural areas, also explains why certain regions have higher suicide rates. Firearms account for about half of all suicide deaths. Research has found that mandating waiting periods, gun locks and other gun control laws are associated with fewer deaths.” – Suicide Rate Highest in Decades But Worst in Rural America [via […]
“Gentleman, I’m for your bill. I’m all for getting out there in the Capitol hallway and having a shootout or whatever. But I don’t think the people of Mississippi would want to lose the SEC over this.” — Rep. Michael Evans, D-Preston quoted in They said it: Lawyers, guns and urine — quotes from the […]
“As things started to get a little more violent, I knew that I had no way to defend myself. I couldn’t carry, I didn’t have my gun. My gun was unloaded and locked in my gun cabinet.” – Savannah Lindquist quoted in This rape victim says the #MeToo movement should include gun rights [via circa.com] Video below.