Armed with a Remington shotgun and two stolen handguns, suspected shooter Aaron Alexis unleashed a barrage of gunfire on innocent people at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, prompting immediate and knee-jerk cries for gun control and “common sense” reforms to curb gun violence. But the details of this case prove once again the ineffectiveness of gun control. Continue reading
I have said this before, and I will say it again – Barack Obama is the best gun salesman this nation has ever seen. According to numbers released by the FBI, 70,291,049 background checks have been conducted since President Obama took office back in 2009. Compare that number to George W. Bush’s presidency, and you get almost half, or 36,090,415. Clearly, people are frightened that the current administration will continue banning weapons and making it tougher for law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms, a constitutionally-protected right of every lawful American.