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SHOULD TROOPS BE ARMED ON BASE?

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Questions Raised After Second Mass Shooting in Five Years
By Harold Hutchison

Does a ban on carrying guns on military bases that has been in place for over 20 years need to be re-considered? That question is being debated in the wake of the second mass shooting at Fort Hood in five years, and the second mass shooting at a military installation in less than a year.

Underscoring the failings of 'gun control'

Seattle crime coverage underscores gun control failing

While Seattle police continue to investigate a fatal shooting downtown early Sunday morning, and hunt for the killer, a story posted on the Seattle P-I.com about another shooting several days ago underscores why a current push for a new gun law misses the mark.

http://www.examiner.com/article/seattle-crime-coverage-underscores-gun-c...

Article by Dave Workman

TALKING SHOOTINGS

Military psychologist Dave Grossman on gun violence.

BREAKING: Second Amendment champion Otis McDonald passes

Otis McDonald, champion of Supreme Court victory, passes

Otis McDonald, the man whose name will be forever synonymous with Second Amendment activism for his victory over Chicago’s handgun ban, died today, according to his nephew, Dr. Frederick Jones, who spoke with this column. He was 79.

http://www.examiner.com/article/breaking-otis-mcdonald-champion-of-supre...

Article by Dave Workman

Giffords gets heat from Gottlieb

Giffords takes heat for forgiving gunman, while punishing honest gun owners

Former California Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was “way off target” Wednesday when she told an audience in Oakland, Calif., that she forgives the gunman who shot her and killed six others, the head of a Bellevue-based gun rights group said today, because she has been campaigning to erode the rights of gun owners who have harmed nobody.

http://www.examiner.com/article/giffords-takes-heat-for-forgiving-gunman...

Article by Dave Workman

Saturday Olympia rally has something to celebrate

Gun rights rally Saturday in Olympia with something to celebrate

Gun rights activists will rally tomorrow in Olympia, showing solidarity with gun owners in Connecticut now battling that state’s restrictive new gun laws, while the Evergreen State has something to celebrate with the new short-barreled rifle law, signed quietly by Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday, according to State Rep. Matt Shea’s Facebook page.

http://www.examiner.com/article/gun-rights-rally-saturday-olympia-with-s...

Article by Dave Workman

Time to Repeal Gun-Free Zones!

It really doesn’t matter, when somebody shows up at a place, why they’re trying to kill people,” Erich Pratt, the group’s director of communications, told MSNBC. “The important thing is that people be able to protect themselves.”

Fort Hood: Another gun-free zone shooting

Fort Hood: Another gun-free zone shooting

Some important facts have emerged in the hours following Wednesday’s Fort Hood shooting, including one that is likely to be discussed with greater emphasis in the days ahead, and it got some attention from KVIs John Carlson during the morning drive time: Fort Hood – a military base – is essentially a “gun-free” zone.

http://www.examiner.com/article/fort-hood-another-gun-free-zone-shooting

Article by Dave Workman

Poll shows growing opposition to gun control

Poll shows growing opposition to gun control; Issa op-ed rips ATF

A new Rasmussen Reports poll released Monday shows waning public support for new gun control measures, with only 40 percent of likely voters backing such ideas while 53 percent – the highest level in more than two years – do not favor additional gun laws.

http://www.examiner.com/article/poll-shows-growing-opposition-to-gun-con...

Article by Dave Workman