Let’s Remember the Heroes, Not the Killers

David French at National Review has written a great piece, The Hero Solution to the Mass-Shooting Contagion.  In short, he recommends we remember the heroes from these tragedies, not the evil-doers. I couldn’t agree more. It’s why I go out of my way not to mention the names of spree killers. If I quote a news story, […]

Party That Wants to Raise Age to Buy Guns to 21 Would Lower Age to Vote to 16

What could possibly go wrong? Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Monday said that she will reintroduce legislation to increase the minimum age to buy assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in the wake of a shooting in California. “It’s common sense to prevent the sale of deadly assault weapons to individuals who aren’t even allowed to buy a […]

Mission Creep: AAP Needs to Stay In Its Lane

By Dr. LateBloomer As has become the norm, I got an email recently from the American Academy of Pediatrics making a “statement” about the California synagogue shooting. That letter, from the AAP President​ Kyle E. Yasuda, can be found here. My first reaction was, “Why does a group of pediatricians feel the need to make a […]

NRA Supports Guns Save Life’s Challenge to Illinois’ FOID Act

By NRA-ILA [ED: For background on this, read John Boch’s post on an earlier ruling that Illinois’ FOID card requirement is unconstitutional.] Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) today announced its support for a lawsuit challenging Illinois’s Firearm Owners Identification Card (FOID) Act. The lawsuit was brought by Guns Save […]

It’s Official: LaPierre, All NRA Officers Unanimously Re-Elected Without Opposition, Meadows Elected President

The National Rifle Association has published the following announcement at americanrifleman.org. National Rifle Association Executive Vice President/CEO Wayne LaPierre was re-elected unanimously and unopposed by the NRA Board of Directors at their meeting in Indianapolis, Ind., April 29, 2019. Carolyn Meadows was elected NRA President; Charles L. Cotton, First Vice President; and Willes Lee, Second Vice President. Also retaining […]