Posts Tagged ‘Adam Lanza’

So here’s an interesting development. Tim McGraw is putting on a concert to support an organization called Sandy Hook Promise. Sandy Hook Promise supports laws and efforts to protect children from gun violence (I realize this concert is somewhat controversial, but that’s not the point of this essay.) McGraw is doing this partly because his […]


I keep hearing an argument against private citizens responding to active shooters, and I’m going to address it. It shows how unimportant some people think the lives of average citizens are. Here’s the argument. “Private citizens or teachers shouldn’t be allowed to carry weapons and respond to an active shooter. If they do, when police […]


The Newtown shooting, and all the school shootings that preceded it, validated the beliefs of those who oppose armed teachers. The absence of armed teachers actually saved lives. Sure, brutal cowards massacred dozens of people. Sure, the victims had no defense whatsoever against heavily armed madmen. Sure, innocents died in helpless terror as murderers fired […]


Don’t worry. We’re going to be safe. Jaime Foxx, Beyonce, Gwyneth Paltrow and other celebrities have joined forces with New York City Mayor Bloomberg to “Demand a Plan” for new gun control. They helped make a video, then left the studio in the company of their armed bodyguards, to go to mansions surrounded by armed […]



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