Researchers: Medical errors now third leading cause of death in United States – “Their analysis, published in the BMJ on Tuesday, shows that “medical errors” in hospitals and other health care facilities are incredibly common and may now be the third leading cause of death in the United States — claiming 251,000 lives every year, more than respiratory disease, accidents, stroke and Alzheimer’s.” And yet leading lights like the Surgeon General claim “gun violence,” which results in only a fraction of that number of deaths, is the critical public health crisis of our time. Physicians, heal thyselves. In another example of shameless misdirection . . .
‘Campus Carry’ Gun Bill Is Vetoed In Georgia, With A Lengthy Explanation – “(Governor) Deal also cited another record – one that’s nearly 200 years old: the minutes of an Oct. 4, 1824, meeting of the Board of Visitors of the then-newly created University of Virginia. Noting that the attendees at the 1824 meeting included Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, Deal writes that the school’s rules included this line: ‘No student shall, within the precincts of the University, introduce, keep or use any spirituous or venomous liquors, keep or use weapons or arms of any kind…'” As they say in the south, that dog just won’t hunt.
How Germany approaches guns – “We tried to approach this from a neutral standpoint, but most people that own guns look at the pictures and say, ‘Wow, nice guns,’ and people who are against guns say, ‘Wow, what crazy people, how could you photograph them?'”
Kansas bill could allow concealed carry for public employees – As a sneering leftist once asked, what’s the matter with Kansas? Answer: nothing.
One Facebook engineer has reportedly become a big ally for gun rights activists on the site – “Chuck Rossi, director of engineering at Facebook, has reportedly become an advocate for gun groups on the site, helping many get reinstated after they were shut down for apparent sale violations.” Chuck will likely soon be out of a job. Let’s hope someone in the gun industry has something for him to do.
NYPD Approves Springfield Armory XD-S For Off-Duty Use – “Our engineering team developed a new disconnector and grip safety spring that adjusts the trigger pull weight of the XD-S to the specific policy requirements of the NYPD.” So thanks to department mandate, off duty cops will need to use a tire iron in order to set one off?