By Karsceal Turner Special to the NNPA from The Florida Courier The ongoing epidemic of shootings in various venues once deemed relatively safe—among them, the massacre at Emanuel A.M.E. Church, in Charleston, S.C.; the Aurora, Colo. movie theater shootings; shootings at a recruiting center and a Navy facility in Chattanooga, Tenn.—has the attention of the […]
This is certain to set of a number of protests and constitutional challenges. It will be interesting to see how the collision between a municipalities right to regulate businesses—i.e. on zoning—and Second Amendment rights play out. Its a totally different issue, but we remember seeing battles in some areas that pitted First Amendment rights against […]
By now, you know of the tragic killings in Santa Barbara, Calif. And again, there will be tremendous political debate over gun control and background checks for people—particularly those with mental health issues. Yes, we know not every victim was shot; some were stabbed. Point is, there comes a time when the debate over constitutional […]
It’s interesting to note that so many people who scream loudly about their freedoms are quick to stop others from exercising their freedoms—like threatening an honest businessman for exercising his right to sell a product. But, that’s what terrorists do—hide behind a mask of false patriotism and freedom when what they’re really angling for is […]
It remains to be seen whether this will make Georgia safer as some advocates of the law claim or if the mixture of firearms and liquid courage might make some people lose the last vestige of restraint they might have had. Minor arguments at the pool table could escalate into something deadly on a frequent […]
Don’t get upset, folks. It only stands to reason that a nation that only pays lip service to Christ and Christian values would need guns in schools, shopping malls, movie theaters and the like. And maybe, more extensive stand your ground laws will give bangers and drug cartels the necessary tools to legally eliminate their […]
A report titled, “Protect Children, Not Guns 2013,” paints a grim picture of the national gun violence epidemic that is the second-leading cause of death among all children ages one through 19. Only car accidents claim the lives of more children and teenagers than guns.