Washington Post: Marco Rubio Is Right on Gun Control

On December 4, Marco Rubio was on CBS This Morning. He made the following statement: “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.” I am pretty shocked by the Washington Post’s reaction. “Fact Checker” Glenn Kessler carefully went through all the shootings beginning with Sandy Hook. [See also, “Obama Admits San Bernardino Shooting MIGHT Be Terrorism, but Is Sure of Gun Control.”] A Read more […]

Criminology Professor: Mass Shootings Are Not Common

Mass shootings get lots of publicity but they are not a growing problem. Since I have just written about a real action hero who faced a mass shooter, I suppose I should point out that such heroes are not often needed, thankfully. The truth is that mass shooters are rare. Nor do they represent a growing trend that we must fear. James Alan Fox, professor of criminology at Northeastern University, writes at USA Today: Further adding to the state of alarm and confusion, headlines featured scary Read more […]