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State of Fear

Posted December 4th, 2015 at 5:04 pm (UTC-4)
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The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines fear as “to be afraid of something or someone; to expect or worry about something bad or unpleasant.” To be terrorized is defined as “to cause (someone) to be extremely afraid” or “to force (someone) to do something by using threats or violence.” So, if someone changes their behavior or alter their thought process because they fear guns and the carnage they can wreak, have they been terrorized?

Liberal Media Is Once Again Completely Wrong About Gun Violence

Posted December 4th, 2015 at 3:32 pm (UTC-4)
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I will give the LA Times some credit–they didn’t give the horrifically inflated figure on gun deaths that pro-gun control groups often peddle to make a case that America is a shooting gallery…. It’s not. Violent crime is at record lows, firearm-related homicides are down, and this editorial board knows that California is one of the most […]

San Bernardino Shooting Just Opened Up a Can of Worms Far Bigger Than Gun Control

Posted December 4th, 2015 at 12:25 pm (UTC-4)
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But the greater question for all the mass shootings is the motivation behind why the weapons were purchased in the first place. Both suspects were Muslim, which makes an easy case for blaming the shooting on religious or cultural extremism against the U.S.

Mass Shooting in San Bernardino: America’s War With Itself

Posted December 3rd, 2015 at 1:59 pm (UTC-4)
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It was frighteningly familiar: people going about their business during a typical week day when suddenly gunfire erupts, killing and wounding innocent civilians. This time it happened at a social services center in San Bernardino, California. Fourteen people are dead, numerous others wounded and two suspects – a young Muslim couple – were shot and killed by police. Terrorism has not been ruled out. Neither has the possibility that the male suspect was a disgruntled employee. Once again, President Barack Obama appeared on television to offer condolences and press for stricter gun laws. Obama also pointed out that these incidents are unique to America. “We have a pat­tern now of mass shoot­ings in this coun­try that has no
par­al­lel any­where else in the world.”

Obama Makes Statement on Mass Shooting in San Bernardino

Posted December 3rd, 2015 at 1:14 pm (UTC-4)
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President Obama made a statement to reporters in the Oval Office one day after 14 people were killed during a shooting at a social services facility in southern California.

Obama’s Reaction to San Bernardino Shootings on CBS News

Posted December 3rd, 2015 at 12:45 pm (UTC-4)
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“The one thing we do know is that we have a pat­tern now of mass shoot­ings in this coun­try that has no par­al­lel any­where else in the world.”

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