Arming Doctors with Data, Suing EA Sports and the Chicago Labor Day Weekend Body Count Mounts — TTAG Daily Digest

Can Arming Doctors with Data Help Reduce Gun Violence? Trying to fight gun violence with data – and anti-gun rights doctors… Dr. Winslow, a professor of medicine at Stanford University who deployed six times to Iraq and Afghanistan with the Air National Guard, offered his thoughts on the military’s discharge system. The retired colonel then […]

Chicago Violence Continues Unabated

Chicago violence continues to grab headlines. A “Peace Picnic” ended with three shot and one beaten at a park on the Near North Side. Earlier, at a basketball tourney, gunfire left one dead, another critically wounded and an arrest of an armed 13-year-old. And both happened in Illinois designated “gun free” zones. Magical thinking does […]

Happy Obama Day: 10 Killed, 60 Wounded In Chicago Gang Violence This Weekend

Illinois celebrated its first ‘Barack Obama Day‘ on Saturday. Meanwhile in the former president’s adopted home town, gang violence ran rampant. With high temperatures and low self-control, the city’s criminal class kept hospitals busy. By the end of the holiday weekend, 60 were wounded and 10 had died. Operating from their standard summer season playbook, Chicago […]

OOPS: Cook County (IL) Judge Drops Gun In Courthouse

Concealed carry means concealed. Unfortunately for one Cook County, Illinois judge, he failed to grasp that concept. While walking out of the Leighton Criminal Court Building, Judge Joseph Claps’ gun fell out of his jacket and skittered onto the floor. Not missing a beat, he picked it up and continued on his way. There’s just […]

The Truth About Gun Violence in America

How many times have we heard it, “The NRA and Republicans are responsible for gun violence in America!!” Whoa, whoa, whoa – now just hold your horses there one minute, missy – since when does the NRA or the GOP advocate for gun violence? And excuse me but what about the cries to “stop politicizing” […]

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