Since the shooting of military personnel at a recruiting center in Chattanooga last week, governors in half-a-dozen states have ordered members of their National Guard to arm themselves.
The number of Americans carrying concealed firearms has exploded in recent years, and contrary to the narratives and fearmongering peddled by anti-gun-rights activists, the sky did not fall. In fact, according to the most recent data, not only did the sky not fall, murder rates and violent crime over the same period have plunged dramatically — demolishing the claims of gun-control proponents, while bolstering the pragmatic case for even broader proliferation of public firearms ownership.
Was the death of 49-year-old Anthony Hervey of Oxford, Mississippi, a prominent black pro-Confederate flag leader, a homicide?
The Chattanooga shooting is depicted as an act of a "lone wolf," but many fail to consider the influence of radical Islam, the problem of gun-free zones, and our interventionist foreign policy.
Some are suggesting that the FBI use Minority Report-style crime prediction to identiy potential terrorists on Twitter.