April 20, 2018

These Four Cultural Changes Are Behind the Increase in School Shootings.

The Shifts Behind the Shootings During briefings as a patrol officer, I scanned the crime reports from the prior week, looking for patterns, trends and changes. If, for example, I discovered an increase in car burglaries on the west side of town, I would ask the simple question: What shifted in the past few weeks […]

The Remarkable Difference Between These Two School Shootings.

Why Guns IN Schools Save Lives There will be no more school shootings at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, Maryland. There may be additional future shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida. The reasons for these assertions are many: Broward County employs deputy sheriffs who stood around and […]

Study: School Shootings Are Not On The Rise, Incidents Involving Students Declining Since 1990s.

The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has triggered a new call for gun control. On February 14, Nikolas Cruz shot and killed 17 people. It’s tragic. It shouldn’t happen. And it shouldn’t have happened; state, federal, and local officials had multiple opportunities to stop Cruz from committing this shooting. Yet, […]

Sorry, Despite Gun-Control Advocates’ Claims, U.S. Isn’t The Worst Country For Mass Shootings.

Gun Deaths: It’s become commonplace to hear after a U.S. shooting tragedy that, when it comes to guns, America is just more violent than other countries, especially those in Europe, where many countries have stiff gun-control laws. It’s a progressive shibboleth, but even some conservatives agree. The only problem is, it’s not true. Yes, America […]

Ann Coulter: Amazing New Breakthrough to Reduce Mass Shootings.

As fun as it is to ridicule the FBI for devoting massive resources to chasing down Hillary Clinton’s oppo research while blowing off repeated, specific warnings about school shooter Nikolas Cruz, we’ve put a lot on the agency’s plate. We’re hauling in nearly 2 million manifestly unvetted Third World immigrants every year, leading to a […]

Donald Trump Hosts Emotional Listening Session on School Shootings with Parents and Students.

President Donald Trump hosted students and families affected by school shootings at the White House for an emotional listening session on what needed to be done to protect schools. “We’re going to do something about this horrible situation that is going on … I want to listen, and after I listen, we can get things […]

How Can We Stop School Shootings?

It was March 1999, and I had taken a part-time reporter job at the Columbine Community Courier, a weekly paper in Littleton, Colorado.  Before working for the paper on a regular basis, I went off with my family on a long planned mission trip to Honduras.  There we worked on a few projects, then did some sightseeing. In Copan, […]

Hillary Clinton Claims There Have Been ‘Over 230’ School Shootings Since 2012 — She’s Off By About 200

Hillary Clinton tweeted out a misleading statistic in the aftermath of the deadly school shooting this week in Florida. Clinton tweeted a claim that there have been “over 230” school shootings since the Sandy Hook shooting, which occurred in 2012. The statistic comes from the gun control group Everytown. The statistic is misleading because it […]

Gun Control Didn’t Stop These Mass Shootings.

In the wake of Wednesday’s deadly school shooting in Florida, liberal politicians and media figures have once again poured out of the woodwork to push for gun control. Many of them contend that new gun laws are the only legitimate moral and political response to such tragedies. Frequently, they point to countries with stringent gun […]

6 Statistics About School Shootings You Need To Know.

With all the supposed facts thrown around vis-à-vis school shootings, here are six statistics you should know related to the subject: 1. According to the Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2015, between July 2012 and June 2013, there were 31 homicides of students aged 5-18 that occurred either at school or while traveling to […]

Washington Post: Everytown’s Claim of 18 School Shootings This Year Is ‘Wrong’

On February 15, the Washington Post responded to widespread reports of “18 school shootings in 2018” and declared the claim is “horrifying” but “it is wrong.” The Post went on to demonstrate that the figure of “18” arises from a Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety tally that includes a suicide by a 31-year-old man […]

Media Push The Claim There Have Been 18 School Shootings In 2018. Here Are The Facts.

In the wake of the horrific school shooting on Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida, various news outlets, seemingly trying to convince the public that an astronomical number of school shootings have occurred in 2018, promulgated the claim that the Wednesday shooting was the 18th school shooting since January 1, 2018, […]

The Ugly Truth for Liberals: Gun Control Will Not Stop Mass Shootings

Liberals believe in never letting a crisis go to waste; so before the blood cools on the ground after a mass shooting, we always have some variation of the following conversation: Liberals: WE MUST ACT! Conservatives: What do you want to do? Liberals: A bunch of things that will hurt law-abiding gun owners, but won’t […]

WaPo Analysis: Rubio Was Right About Gun Control Doing Nothing to Prevent Mass Shootings

Earlier this month, presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) appeared on CBS’s “This Morning” and made the following claim about gun control: “None of the major shootings that have occurred in this country over the last few months or years that have outraged us, would gun laws have prevented them.” The Washington Post, doubting Sen. […]

Poll: Mental Health Problems, Not Lax Gun Laws, Are Responsible For MASS SHOOTINGS

Democrats aren’t happy that Republicans won’t help them expand background checks, so they’re making things difficult for them by refusing to move an inch on bills aimed at reforming our mental health system. It’s been an issue on the periphery of the gun control debate, which gets little to no attention, though it seems to be […]

Here’s What the Mainstream Media WON’T Tell You About Mass Shootings

According to a 2013 Pew Research study, 37 percent of households had an adult who owned a gun — 24 percent said they owned a gun, and 13 percent said someone else in their household did.  There are about 319 million people in the United States, so that means there are about 118 million gun […]

If You Look at This Chart of Top 10 Nations in the World for Mass Shootings – One Thing Jumps Out

Getty – Saul Loeb After the tragic Charleston shooting that left 9 Americans dead, President Obama said the following: But let’s be clear: At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. It doesn’t happen in other […]

Here’s What the Mainstream Media WON’T Tell You About Mass Shootings

According to a 2013 Pew Research study, 37 percent of households had an adult who owned a gun — 24 percent said they owned a gun, and 13 percent said someone else in their household did. There are about 319 million people in the United States, so that means there are about 118 milion gun […]

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