Gotta make you smile: Associates defend man who had gun in school He was a well-known face in the movement for the SAFE Act, the state law that made carrying a gun on school property a felony. He was also a familiar presence in the hallways of the city’s Harvey Austin Elementary School, where he […]
Via Instapundit, who writes IT’S COME TO THIS While complying with state law isn’t a point of contention, some school administrators find the sticker’s image to be a bit alarming. “One of my biggest concerns as a principal is safety and security,” Tinley Park High School Principal Theresa Nolan said. “It is bothersome to have […]
Gun violence way down: Firearms-related homicides declined 39 percent between 1993 and 2011, the report said, while nonfatal firearms crimes fell 69 percent during that period… Overall, the Justice Department report said, firearm-related homicides dropped from 18,253 homicides in 1993 to 11,101 in 2011, while nonfatal firearm crimes declined from 1.5 million in 1993 to […]
Murdoc didn’t watch the news tonight, but he’s positive, positive, that this was the lead story: Note: An interesting fact somewhat buried is that when you combine the number of people who said a solution would be ‘very effective’ and ‘somewhat effective’, more people favored “arming at least one school offic” officia” over “banning the […]
No matter what state regulations dictate, college and university officials, faculty, staff, students, parents, and everyday taxpayers all have something to say about whether or not concealed handguns and other weaponry should be allowed on campus. Compelling arguments exist along the spectrum, but specific schools in particular seem to pop out whenever the subject materializes […]
GA Tech students push for guns on campus A recent spike in crime on a university campus in Atlanta has renewed the debate about students being allowed to carry guns. Robert Eager and Kyle Wilkins are leading the charge to bring guns to Georgia Tech’s campus with their campaign Students for Concealed Carry. Via Instapundit.
Canada: Dad arrested over daughter’s gun drawing Police arrested a Kitchener, Ont., father outside his daughter’s school because the four-year-old drew a picture of him holding a gun. Jessie Sansone told the Record newspaper that he was in shock when he was arrested Wednesday and taken to a police station for questioning over the drawing. […]
Via Uncle: Parents outraged that one of their daughter’s spelling words is “gun”: Many parents are concerned about gun violence, so Lawrence Gillman almost hit the ceiling when his 5-year-old pulled out a surprising homework sheet. “I looked at it and I seen the word ‘gun’ on it. The first thing I thought was ‘oh […]