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Gun Crime: FBI statistics show Chicago, with one-third the population, passing New York City in the number of murders in 2012. Is it time for a national conversation about gang control vs. gun control?
President Obama doesn't often mention his hometown when he talks about gun control. Then…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on September 19, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Guns To Mexico: Once again blaming his own country for Mexico's gun violence without mentioning Fast and Furious, the gun runner in chief pledges to find and jail gun smugglers. Perhaps he should start with his own administration.
'We recognize that most of the guns used to commit…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 6, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
Bat Man: A Chicago store owner beats off two armed thugs with a baseball bat as Missouri illegally shares concealed carry records with feds and New York matches private health records with gun permits to take firearms.
President Obama, who campaigns for gun control between concerts at the…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on April 12, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments
Global Gun Control: Despite a prior Senate rebuff, President Obama will likely sign and push a treaty embraced by the world's oppressors and thugs who fear armed citizens.
The treaty's prior rejection by the Senate 53-46 in a nonbinding test vote as part of the budget debate in a body…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on April 9, 2013 at 1:36pm — No Comments
Justice: A murdered Chicago teen's mother attends the president's speech on gun control, not knowing federal gun-crime prosecutions have in fact dropped on his watch — with the Windy City bringing up the rear.
Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton, the mother of murdered 15-year-old Chicago…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on April 3, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments
Bullet Buys: Fifteen members of Congress have written a letter to the Department of Homeland Security demanding to know why the federal agency is buying so many rounds of ammunition. We'd like to know too.
Fifteen members of Congress have sent a letter to the Department of Homeland …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on March 22, 2013 at 8:19pm — No Comments
Gun Control: On his way to a play date with the world's most famous golfer, President Obama stops in America's most violent city to push universal background checks that Chicago's violent street gangs will totally ignore.
Janay McFarlane, 18, was killed late Friday just hours after her…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on February 19, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Guns: While DHS seeks 7,000 semiautomatic guns with 30-round clips for self-defense, it makes a video saying you should use scissors to overpower armed predators. Luckily, a school guard in Atlanta thought differently.
Vice President Joe Biden criticized, on Jan. 23 during a Google+ Hangout, the …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on February 2, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments
Guns: A 15-year-old girl who performed at the president's inauguration is gunned down by gangs less than a mile from Barack Obama's home. What does Chicago's mayor do? He blames banks who lend gun makers money.
Hadiya Pendleton, who just days before had performed with her high school band at…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 31, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Gun Control: The president seeks a review of groups barred from gun ownership, while his attorney general asks the courts to keep hidden documents on running guns to drug lords sealed by executive privilege.
Presumably the list of prohibited individuals include Mexican drug lords and …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 22, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Second Amendment: The United Nations is putting the finishing touches on an Arms Trade Treaty that transcends borders and may even trample our Constitutional right to bear arms. Every indication is that the president will sign it.
Like the New Start and Law of the Sea treaties before it, as…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 21, 2013 at 4:14pm — No Comments
Politics: Instead of providing them the same armed security his children get, the president exploits children as stage props to repeal a Second Amendment they haven't been, and likely never will be, taught about.
The children who stood with President Obama Wednesday had the benefit of armed…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 17, 2013 at 1:20pm — No Comments
Gun Control: As the administration considers repealing the Second Amendment via executive order, a reminder of its true purpose comes from a country that has suffered greatly from murderous and criminal tyrants.
'The president is going to act," said Vice President Joe Biden, who is …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 15, 2013 at 12:50pm — No Comments
1st Vs. 2nd Amendment: What public service is performed when newspapers and websites tell criminals where prison guards and retired cops live, and endanger the lives of people who've never had so much as a parking ticket?
When the editors of the Journal News, a local upstate New York…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 14, 2013 at 6:38pm — No Comments
Guns: The mayor of what is at once America's most gun-controlled city and its murder capital wants an assault weapons ban like the one he pushed in 1994. Except it didn't work then, and it won't work now.…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 4, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Gun Laws: Before the tragedy in Connecticut, a shooter at an Oregon shopping mall was stopped by an armed citizen with a concealed carry permit who refused to be a victim, preventing another mass tragedy.
In the target-rich environment of the Clackamas Town Center two weeks before …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 2, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
Gun Control: A different set of gun laws applies to network anchors, but even stranger is a newspaper publishing a map showing not only who has a firearm but also telling predators who doesn't.
It should have been sufficient for the Gannett-owned Journal News, headquartered in White…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 2, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
School Safety: Critics of the National Rifle Association's call for armed security guards at our schools respond that one famous school did have a sheriff's deputy on scene. But without him, the toll would have been much worse.
After remaining silent on the mass shooting at Sandy Hook, the…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on December 24, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Gun Control: If the girlfriend of the football linebacker killed in a murder-suicide had a gun to defend herself, she might be alive today to explain how guns save lives and more of them means less crime.
Let us start with the proposition that Jovan Belcher, the 6-foot-2-inch, 228-pound…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on December 5, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Second Amendment: A House resolution, as futile as it may be, represents growing opposition to another administration bow to the U.N. encroachment on U.S. sovereignty at the expense of its laws and even our Constitution.
Treaties are ratified by a two-thirds majority of the Senate, and the…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on November 24, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments