VPC: “Open Carry Thugs Terrorizing Americans”

Josh Sugarmann of the Violence Policy Center (VPC) has penned another polemic conflating facts with opinion, anecdotes with analysis. In other news, the sun came up this morning. Still, you gotta give Sugarmann credit for reaching new heights of hypocrisy and misdirection. Let’s start at the end. “When the issue is life and death, feelings should never trump facts,” Sugamann¬†concludes. “Even when there’s an armed mob arguing otherwise.” Anyone even vaguely familiar with the VPC crusader’s writings, whether at the Huffington Post or at kentucky.com, knows that Sugarmann’s plea for a rational debate on gun control is as credible as Kim Kardashian calling for new privacy laws. For proof we need only contemplate the end of that sentence—armed mobs?— or return the beginning of Sugarmann’s rant . . .

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Josh Sugarmann of the Violence Policy Center (VPC) has penned another polemic conflating facts with opinion, anecdotes with analysis. In other news, the sun came up this morning. Still, you…

Ohio Judge to Crime-Concerned Citizens: Arm Yourselves

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Josh Sugarmann (Executive director of the Violence Policy Center) and Paul Helmke (President Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence) will be all over this story like a cheap suit in…