We can have gun control and uphold the 2nd Amendment if sensible people come together.
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A few respondents to my “5 inconvenient truths about Detroit crime” column seem to think I set up a strawman in point 3, when I say that more guns, less crime is hogwash and that Detroit’s example proves it. “Who is making the ‘arm Detroit’ argument?” my friend @TimChilcote asked via Twitter. Nobody, I responded. … Continue Reading →
One of the silliest arguments coming from gun advocates is that we don’t need more gun controls since criminals will always find a way to get guns.
Emily Doerr’s mugging near her Woodbridge home and Karen Dumas’ response to it has inspired the best conversation on public safety in Detroit that I’ve seen in quite a time. But the conversation has grown weedy and it’s important we refocus. If this is a chance to seriously talk about crime in Detroit, let’s not … Continue Reading →
Last week, a Detroit man murdered his grandmother and aunt – and critically-injured his own daughter. Police say that the suspect was mentally ill, and is reported to have a Concealed Pistol License (CPL). As the families suffer and Detroit police officers take on another case of gun-related homicide, I feel frustrated with the senseless … Continue Reading →
Too many of our children are dying due to violence, and the issue is greater than new gun control legislation.
There are a lot of people in the state of New York upset about the publishing of the names and addresses of legal gun owners in their area. The right to know where ex-sex offenders live is OK by most people, but they think gun owners should have the right to privacy. They feel it … Continue Reading →
The Mormon Church isn’t just a house of worship, it’s a business too. In fact it’s a huge corporate conglomerate with many commercial subsidiaries, including “one of the most active and unregulated gun sale websites in America.” The site, KSL.com, is owned by Deseret Media, one of the for-profit enterprises of the Mormon Church. It … Continue Reading →
The shooting in Aurora kept me up for a long time. After all, it’s barely 48 hours from the incident, but I’m sitting here watching a 48 Hours special on it. The extent of this shooting sends a chill up my spine. As a former resident of Colorado and its environs, I can see myself … Continue Reading →