Gun violence in America is so out of control now, that homicide by firearm is an every day occurrence. It's gotten so bad now, that the shootings where only two or three people are killed, are not even front page news on the national scale.
In the wake of the Orlando attack at the Pulse nightclub, Republicans in Congress had one decisive response to another horrible mass shooting. It was a swift and collective action that came without hesitation...they went silent.
The NRA agenda has been to proliferate not only gun ownership, but gun use. They have intentionally been putting guns in the reach of the violently hateful, mentally unstable and terrorists, to build an intense atmosphere of fear in this country. The idea is to make the citizens of the U.S. so fearful about becoming the victim of gun violence that even those opposing gun proliferation will finally give into their fear and buy guns.
Money is a figment of our collective imagination. Its value is what we say it is, it is its utility that is being undermined by hoarders.
Responding to the record flooding that has gripped South Carolina through torrential rains, the NRA's new think tank proposed that the only way to stop flooding from a bad storm, is with flooding from a good storm.
Walking around a store with an unloaded air gun that's for sale at that store when you're black allows police to legally murder you. Walking around a store with real and loaded weapons when you're white is exercising your 2nd Amendment rights.
Some studies have been done to determine the effectiveness of body cameras worn by police officers. Effects on police/community relations and the numbers of complaints by citizens, of excessive force used by police officers were two key factors in these studies.
Apparently, revolution and guns are only good things when in the hands of white people. Can you imagine what would be happening in Ferguson, MO right now if those protesting over the murder of Michael Brown openly carried rifles and hand guns in their protests?
Bad guys with guns are always on offense and can kill anyone at any time. Good guys with guns are necessarily on defense and rarely in the vicinity of bad guys with guns...and they could only act AFTER the bad guy has pulled out his gun and shot someone. So no, they don't stop the bad guy from killing.
"Me know women get less pay for same job but speaking for all women as man, what feel worse to women is everyone knowing it. So me decree, on behalf of women, no one talk about it anymore." Problem solved!