The old saying, "Common Sense, Isn't" is slowly being repealed as more citizens recognize the threat and begin to take personal responsibility.
Despite a claim by President Obama, the only "pattern" with mass shootings is the predictable response to such tragedies by the president: stricter gun control.
Only days after he told reporters that he had Mayor Rahm Emanuel's full support, Chicago police chief Garry McCarthy has been fired by the mayor. Emanuel announced the dismissal of McCarthy at a Tuesday morning press conference, saying that McCarthy was "only as effective as the trust in him," adding, "Now is the time for fresh eyes and leadership."
The National Fraternal Order of Police asked the NFL to lift its ban on fans carrying guns to games, asserting that the ban “weakens safety and security.” The NFL, however, has elected to maintain its policy.