The Trace’s Gun Quiz: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics

The Trace’s “about” page describes the website as an “independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism startup dedicated to shining a light on America’s gun violence crisis . . .We rely on generous readers to ensure we have the resources required to fulfill our mission.” It’s a bald-faced lie . . . The Trace is owned, operated and […]

Everytown for Gun Safety Members Quitting Over Support for Fraternal Order of Police

As domestic violence victim Kate Ranta writes at HuffPo, “The gun violence prevention movement was thrown into utter turmoil this week after survivors and advocates learned that Everytown for Gun Safety has sponsored the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) conference for two out of the past three years (2015 and 2017).” Why would supporting an organization […]

Vedder Holsters Daily Digest: Choking Off Choke Point, Misplaced Deference and a Civilized Second Amendment Right

Undoing the damage of the last eight years . . . FDIC Ordered to Turn Over Documents in Operation Choke Point Lawsuit The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was ordered to turn over documents related to Operation Choke Point late last week. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler told the government agency it had to begin […]

Bloomberg Mayor Emeritus Warned On Public Urination

Akron Mayor Emeritus Don Plusquellic was warned by Akron University Police after being caught urinating on a tree, the Akron Beacon Journal reported Thursday. Plusquellic was rude to officers and told them he “’knew we didn’t do anything and figured he would give us something to do on a slow night,’” the report elaborates . . .

‘News Report’ Tries to Stir Up Anti-Gun Demand Where Little Exists

“The shootings in Louisiana now have several groups calling for gun control measures that are more strict in Colorado and across the country,” Fox 31 “reported” in a thinly-disguised promotional piece for Michael Bloomberg’s  interests that ignored the real story. “Tonight, Lafayette Louisiana joins the long and growing list of cities like Charleston, Aurora and Littleton to […]