Category Archives: Gun Control

Open thread for the usual post shooting chaos.


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What were the guns at Las Vegas and did this man own them legally?

I confess to being irredeemably addicted to facts.  Linda (an old colleague) can testify to that. Every time some nutter kills people with firearms I always ask the same questions;  what guns were used and were they legally obtained and … Continue reading

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Obama: A Legacy of Hope and Change. Part 1. Sanctuary City.……by Fred

Grant Park, Chicago, November 2008. "In this country, we rise or fall as one nation, as one people. Let's resist the temptation to fall back on the same partisanship and pettiness and immaturity that has poisoned our politics for so … Continue reading

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Focus on Domestic Violence

Let's have a general discussion of recent highly public violence in the US. 1 – The Baton Rouge police shooting in a convenience store parking lot of a recently released sex offender felon who seems clearly to have been shot … Continue reading

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SHORT AND SHARP: Orlando between disbelief, disconnect and déjà vu …

By Patrick Bahzad Who would have thought? Who could have imagined something of this magnitude happening in the US, six months only after the terrible Paris attacks? Back then, in November 2015, events in the French capital looked like the … Continue reading

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Of shotguns and on-line checks.

That is a Remington 870 pump action shotgun.   This is a sporting weapon.  You can hunt deer or people with it but mostly it is useful for hunting ducks, pheasants and rabbits.  Aaron Alexis bought one of these legally at … Continue reading

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Gun Control Defeat in Colorado

"Any wind still left in the sails of gun control advocates likely died—at least for now—when Colorado voters successfully recalled two state senators on Sept. 10. This stern punishment came after lawmakers in the Mile High state toughened regulations on … Continue reading

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