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Pope Francis has been a grave disappointment to many Christians, not just Catholics. He appears to be as steeped in “Merchant of Death” conspiracy theory as he is in Christian theology. At a traditional pre-Easter ritual, the Pope washed the feet of refuges, including a Catholic woman, Muslims, and a Hindu man. The ritual had …

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My Colleague at Gun Watch, John J. Ray (M.A.; Ph.D.),  has published extensively.  He has some insight into the recent “study” published in the Lancet: The major British medical journals are heavily politicized — both Lancet and BMJ. Lancet even criticized the Iraq intervention under George Bush II. When they stick to their knitting — …

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In a historic, but extremely short unanimous opinion, the United States Supreme Court has confirmed that the Second Amendment applies “to all instruments that constitute bearable arms,”.   As this is an enormous class of nearly all weapons, the decision is properly applied to knives and clubs, and nearly all firearms that have been sold in …

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It is common for the relatives of young criminals to find ways to justify their criminal actions, while at the same time criticizing as illegitimate, the actions of the person who shot them.  We see a clear example of this in the shooting of 17-year-old Trevon Slick Johnson in Florida, 10 March, at about 5:30 …

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In Burlington, Vermont, on January 7th, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump had another packed rally.  It seems as if it is the only kind that he has. In the speech, near the end, the Donald starts talking about the Second Amendment.  He says that the 65 year old woman who defended herself in New Hampshire …

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After the worst attack on French soil since World War II, Donald Trump has stated that the casualties could have been less if some of the French citizens had been armed. Trump Tweeted the above message back in January, after the Charlie Hebdo attacks.   The media cartel immediately attacked with the old politically correct standby, …

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Video from Israel, where an armed Israeli stopped a knife attack before the knife man made contact.  In the video, situational awareness is key. The shooter, who is on the right, looks over his shoulder.  He probably hears the approaching knife man running up to attack. He turns around, drawing a pistol as the knife …

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Gun sales are at record levels.  In the last six months, gun sales, as reflected by the National Instant Check system, have hit record highs for each of the six months. So, why are record gun sales not showing in national gun ownership polls? It is almost certain that 2015 will be the highest year on record …

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