We’ve convinced ourselves that gun-free zones and legal tweaks like the bill to ‘fix’ a federal database are the solution to the nation’s violence problem. They’re not.
School officials are telling parents the walkout is meant to memorialize the Parkland shooting victims, when in fact it’s about pushing gun control legislation.
Just because Trump’s in the White House doesn’t mean the Right should stop working to influence the conversation.
The response to the Parkland shooting shows why we always have to guard against relying on a purely emotional appeal instead of fact and logic.
Let’s look at Parkland kids’ arrogant presumption that previous generations messed up the world, so that they have to ‘rebuild’ it.
The willingness of the survivors to push for gun control has transformed them into idols of an anti-gun mainstream media.
Just as the anti-gun media narrative on school shootings was falling apart, Donald Trump held a televised summit with lawmakers and revived it.
Dick’s previously suspended assault-style weapons sales after Sandy Hook, but quietly resumed selling them in select stores.
Mary Katharine Ham slammed the 24/7 media coverage of the Parkland students pushing for increased gun control while ignoring students who have other opinions.
The response was professionalized. That’s not surprising, because this is what organization that gets results actually looks like. It’s not a bunch of magical kids in somebody’s living room.
We must take responsibility for protecting each other, supporting one another, and providing for the weakest among us. Our kids deserve safe schools.
Donald Trump met with lawmakers from both sides of the aisle Wednesday in an effort to cobble together gun control legislation after 17 were shot and killed in Parkland, Florida two weeks ago.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has an A+ rating with the National Rifle Association, but backed several gun control measures in his appearance at the town hall.
Like Wesley Mouch, the bumbling central planner in ‘Atlas Shrugged,’ Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel keeps messing up then demanding wider powers.
This fight isn’t about gun control. This is an ideological battle between those who believe in liberty and responsibility and those who would trade responsibility for a false sense of security.
The presumption that big business and conservatives will march in lockstep because of shared views on macroeconomic policy is a bygone, and conservatives have no one to blame but themselves.
Mollie Hemingway and Sean Davis host the Federalist Radio Hour. They discuss guns, bump stocks, House Intelligence memos, and their current favorite music.
This kind of government employee incompetence with horrific consequences is by no means limited to the Parkland killings. Instead, it is endemic to U.S. government.
The teens going on television to agitate for gun control after the Parkland shooting make the case, not for lowering the voting age, but for raising it.
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