Tag: Umpqua Community College

White House Focused on Executive Action for Background Checks on Private Sales

On November 12 a CBS News report focused on Everytown for Gun Safety’s efforts to secure more gun control revealed that President Obama has “assigned White House lawyers” to look for a way that executive action can be used to expand background checks to include private gun sales or at least some sales by private gun owners.

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Poll: 2 Out of 3 Americans Say Focus On Mental Health, Not Gun Control

After a week of polls showing the American people reacted to the Umpqua Community College (UCC) shooting with stronger support for gun rights than gun control, a Washington Post-ABC News poll released October 26 shows that an overwhelming majority of Americans also believe Congressional focus ought to be on fixing our mental health system instead of talking about more gun laws.

Gun Control Cannot Fix Evil

In the push for gun control undertaken in the wake of the heinous attack on Umpqua Community College, the left has presented the usual dichotomy to the American people–one that pits law-abiding citizens against citizens with mental illness. Lost in this dichotomy is a third and very important category–namely, citizens who are evil or are driven by evil intent.