Category Archives: 2nd Amendment

School shootings in the United States

  2018, February 14 – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school shootings – (17 deaths) 2017, November 14 – Rancho Tehama Reserve shootings – (6 deaths) 2015, October 1 – Umpqua Community College shooting – (10 deaths) 2014, October 24 – … Continue reading

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We know how

The school shooting in Parkland, Florida brings up the same pointless debates while kids will continue to be slaughtered. Its been 19 years since Columbine when 12 students were murdered. This time it was 17. Its been 6 years since … Continue reading

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“I’ve come to understand that a cultural war is raging across our land”

“As I have stood in the crosshairs of those who target Second Amendment freedoms, I’ve realized that firearms are not the only issue. No, it’s much, much bigger than that. I’ve come to understand that a cultural war is raging … Continue reading

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Different licenses

The shootings last night in Dallas using an AR-15 or variant caused me to rethink once more the background check system currently in place. Ruger makes a very nice 5 round .38 I’d like to have called a LCR. Being … Continue reading

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Its not 1960 anymore

The recent mass murders in Orlando, Florida by a Muslim extremist caused me to rethink what laws should govern the purchase and carrying of weapons. When I was a kid in the 60’s in Iowa, very few people had a … Continue reading

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People with guns are citizens…

“When the government fears the people there is liberty;  when the people fear the government there is tyranny.” — Thomas Jefferson [… people without guns are subjects.]

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Iowa farmer’s wife says …

“Prominent politicians and celebrities push gun control. They should lead by example and give up their  armed security and live unprotected like the rest of us do.” – Iowa famer’s wife

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Address mental illness reporting

Oregon is the latest location to experience the deadly consequences of the establishment’s insanity. They keep repeating the same actions, and expect things to change. It will be found that Christopher Mercer had previous run-ins with law enforcement and a court system that did … Continue reading

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Smack down!

The good guys win one. Congratulations to Iowa Firearms Coalition for alerting Ernst supporters last night and today about the planned attack from the extreme liberal anti-gun group Moms Demand Action. From the email sent out this afternoon from IFC’s Barry … Continue reading

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If gun control bore any relation to homicide rates …

“If gun control bore any relation to homicide rates, Washington, DC would be the safest place in the country.” — Mark Steyn (1959-) Canadian columnist Source: You can’t blame it all on the guns,  Electronic Telegraph, Sunday April 26, 1999. … Continue reading

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