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Why major media dropped Arapaho school shooting

On December 13, 2013 Karl Pierson walked into Arapaho high school, shot one student and then killed himself.

Usually this would have been major news for weeks, with anti-gun advocates coming out of the woodwork like roaches. There should have been renewed calls for gun control with president Obama addressing the nation for the need for tighter restrictions and background checks.

So what makes this school shooting different?

The shooter used a shotgun.

The shooter legally bought the firearm.

Shooter was left leaning communist democrat

A good guy with a gun put a quick end to the violence.

Panic Buying December 2012

This post is for the sake of prosperity, and for historical purposes. I feel that it is important to document what happened politically and in the shooting sports industry shortly after the Sandy Hook school shooting. December 14, 2012 – Adam Peter Lanza fatally shot his mother, Nancy Lanza, and Stole 2 pistols and a […]

Tragedy Brings Out The Stupids

Kevin Felts, blogger and survivalistIn the debate about gun control, there is no lack of stupidity.

With the renewed call to outlaw, ban and/or restrict military style weapons, we need to keep something in mind.

The military does not buy enough M-4/M-16 rifles to keep the gun manufacturers in business. The civilian market is what keeps gun makers afloat.

Why should we care if a gun manufacturer goes out of business?

Who is going to make the firearms we need in times of war?

Sooner or later there is going to be another world war; do we want to run into a situation where our troops do not have access to the weapons they need?

Colt is currently the supplier of M-16/M-4 rifles to the military. In times of need the military could buy from any of the other AR-15 manufacturers on the market.

So lets just go ahead and drive firearms manufacturer out of business. Then lets whine and complain when our troops are using rifles left over from world war II.

What do just about all of the mass shooters for the past 20 years have in common? They were mentally ill.

It takes a mentally ill person to shoot children, so that should be a given. If these were sane rational people, they would have shot up congress.

Doesn’t it make sense to deal with the mental issues, instead of guns?

If society had some kind of social safety net, someplace where mentally ill people could be kept. Not a prison, not an insane asylum,,, something where mentally ill people could be kept safe, receive the treatment they need and protect society as a whole.

Lets treat the root issue of gun violence, and that issue is mental illness.

Dianne Feinstein To Introduce Assault Weapons Ban

Obama won California during the election, and now Dianne Feinstein is going to introduce new gun control legislation.

“I’m going to introduce in the Senate, and the same bill will be introduced in the House — a bill to ban assault weapons,” Feinstein said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

“It will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession, not retroactively, but prospectively,” and ban the sale of clips of more than ten bullets, Feinstein said. “The purpose of this bill is to get… weapons of war off the streets.”

In other words, the many will have to pay for the crimes of the few.

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