Tag: Chris Harper Mercer

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Gun Control: The Only Time Liberals Want to Hear From Crime Victims

Opportunistic politicians such as Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker demonstrate shocking ignorance of existing gun laws by calling for “urgently needed” measures that have already been on the books for years. Their few new proposals are either meaningless gestures designed to evoke a sympathetic emotional response from listeners, or full frontal assaults on the U.S. Constitution that have no chance of passing either Congress (which no longer matters to totalitarian liberals) or the Supreme Court (which does.)

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NYT Admits Mass Shooters Are Getting Their Guns via Background Checks

Two days after nine students were shot and killed at Umpqua Community College, The New York Times sucked a bit of the air out of the gun control lobby by admitting that mass shooters aren’t acquiring guns in some secretive manner, but are walking into gun stores and passing background checks.

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California Firearms Academy Rejected Umpqua Gunman

A self-defense and law enforcement training facility in Torrance, California, claims that sometime around 2012 or 2013 Umpqua Community College gunman Chris Harper Mercer wanted to take advanced firearm instruction but was denied because he allegedly wanted to forgo a gun safety course to do it.

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Obama Ignores the Obvious in Oregon: Yet Another Fatherless Killer

How President Obama and countless other politicians and pundits can fail to grasp—or be unwilling to confront—the obvious connection between the breakdown of American family life and a rise in violent crime is a mystery deserving examination. The 26-year-old shooter Chris Harper Mercer was the umpteenth example of a fatherless boy who grows up to be a violent criminal.