Culture eats strategy for lunch. While the opening of a shooting range in North Carolina’s Smithfield-Selma High School is a JROTC endeavor, and I doubt we’ll get back to kids openly carrying their rifles to school in my lifetime (56 years old), anything that spreads gun culture is a good thing. As the rest of TTAG Daily Digest reveals, it’s a never-ending battle for gun rights restoration. Still, winning . . .
Remington reports $135.2 million loss for 2015 – Meanwhile, Ruger’s rocking’ it.
Driver shot, killed by her 2-year-old son in back seat – Yup, another one.
Moms Demand Universal Background Checks for Everytown. How great is that?
Chilling note reportedly left at California couple’s murder scene – “Sorry my first kill was clumsy.”
Missouri House votes to drop permit requirement for concealed guns – Constitutional carry is breaking out all over. (Except where it isn’t.) This too: “The bill also would expand the state’s castle doctrine law by giving people the right to use deadly force to defend themselves and their property against intruders. House guests given permission, such as a baby sitter, also would be covered.
Australia’s gun laws save lives – but are we now going backwards? “This is a dangerous trend for a country that has some of the best gun laws in the world. Guns are designed for the purpose of killing. We must jealously guard our success, not only to honour the Port Arthur victims, but also to prevent future deaths, injuries and trauma caused by these lethal implements.”
Grandmas & Guns: More Women Over 50 Learning How To Shoot – “Ann Macomber has been around guns her entire life because her brothers and husband shoot, but this week she purchased her own gun. She feels proud to be able to load a gun and shoot it the right way on her own. ‘It empowers me. I am not naïve anymore,’ Macomber said.” Excellent! Now lose the tea-cup.