Jerry Falwell, Jr., president of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, has called for students to arm themselves to prevent terrorist attacks on campus. On the other side of the coin, University of Oklahoma president David Boren is strongly opposed to allowings students and faculty to carry concealed on his Norman campus, insisting that such permission "makes no sense" and would put students and faculty "at risk."
After militant Islamists killed 14 people in San Bernardino, some sheriffs and police chiefs are defying the party line and calling on citizens to arm themselves. Law enforcement's typical message is, "Call the police. Let the professionals handle things." But now a brave few have raised a call to arms, telling citizens that since police can't be everywhere at once, it is up to individuals to protect themselves and their communities until police can arrive.
The Times and other anti-gun organs of the major media may fume that too many Americans have guns, but fewer and fewer Americans are swayed by their propaganda.
Hillary Clinton spent 11 hours testifying before the House Select Committee on Benghazi on October 22, 2015. It looks like she spent much of that time misleading the committee — if not outright lying. Now that 66 percent of her State Department e-mails—– totaling thousands of communications — have been released, it is obvious that much of her testimony was imbued with the type of fact twisting and truth bending that is characteristic of the Clintons.
The old saying, "Common Sense, Isn't" is slowly being repealed as more citizens recognize the threat and begin to take personal responsibility.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.