Is it Wednesday already? Where did half the week go? Perhaps time flies in a government shutdown. Now for the news:
Some complications in Montana when it comes to reporting mental health records. Many states have medical privacy laws that technically make reporting to NICS a state crime.
An outdoor writer in Delaware takes aim at gun control: “Next I purchased a Remington .22 caliber bolt-action single-shot rifle with money made delivering the Journal Every Evening. I was 11 or 12, and all I had to do was hand the man at the hardware store the money, and he gave me the rifle.” And you remember how many mass shootings they were having back then, right?
Gaining ground even on mom blogs. We need more women in the fight, for two reasons. One, we need this to disappear. We’ve made good progress, but I’d like to see no gender gap on the issue. Two, women are a lot more civically engaged than men.
What can one man with a pistol do? Kenya has strict gun control, but it would seem there are ways around it.
Florida introduces a bill to allow warning shots. To me the problem with the Alexander case was mandatory minimums, not the fact that warning shots are illegal. They aren’t if you’re justified in using deadly force. But a warning shot kind of suggests you weren’t, right?
Back in the 1990s, the gun control folks were more open about their intentions. Now they “support the second amendment,” even if they still believe the same things.
There was a mass shooting in China where guns are banned. China also has a mass stabbing problem.
Paul Barrett has been offering advice to anti-gunners. Most of it has been good, like stop hating on gun owners.