Shootings

I issued the following statements regarding the recent tragedies in El Paso and Dayton and my recent health care related legislative initiatives.
On a bright, sunny Sunday morning, San Antonio Police Department Detective Benjamin Marconi, was killed during a routine traffic stop. While the 50-year-old officer was writing a ticket, a black vehicle pulled up behind his...
The second of the ten “bill of rights” amendments has been said to be “not needed until you need it.” With the recent public mass shootings prompting gun-ban groups (almost exclusively extreme leftist/progressive/Marxist...
The most foolish mistake we could possibly make would be to allow the subject races to possess arms. History shows that all conquerors who have allowed their subject races to carry arms have prepared their own downfall by so...
The debate over gun control in our country has spawned many rumors in relation to the weapons used at Sandy Hook Elementary. Many blogs and other forums are reporting that the weapon removed from the shooters vehicle was the...
I received an email today from Illinois Senator Dick Durbin about gun control. Like most libs at this point, he is frothing at the mouth like a rabid dog on the issue of stealing your Second Amendment right to keep and bear...
As I wrote in a previous article, no law presently being proposed would have prevented the tragedy at Newtown, but the question that remains is if laws were incapable of preventing the Newtown shooting, what can? Let's make...
“What is the gun community going to do about this tragedy? I dunno, what is the gay community going to do about Penn State?”- From Ann Althouse's blog and InstapunditMs. Althouse's point was that the gun community...
A post from a friend, Angie McCosh Vogt of Tennessee...With regard to the horrible school shooting Friday, I'd like to offer a prayerful reflection. The history of humanity is fraught with examples of unspeakable evil. The...
Several agencies, including the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security, have yet to comply in full with the Fix NICS reporting requirements.
When I was first elected to Congress in 2010, I took an oath to uphold the Constitution. It is an oath I take very seriously, so I am not supporting any of the changes proposed to this country’s gun laws.
Former LAPD police officer, now alleged cop killer Christopher Dorner, has been cornered by police after stealing a white Dodge pickup truck.  After crashing the truck, Dorner was chased into a cabin near Big Bear, CA. Two...
It is impossible to make any logical sense of the recent events at Sandy Hook. The bitter loss of those children cut into our national psyche, and as a consequence, we now see proposals to defend our children in school from...
The following is a statement released by Texas Governor Rick Perry in response to Obama’s proposed gun control measures:The Vice Presidents committee was appointed in response to the tragedy at Newtown, but very few of...
Just in case you want to know why the Second Amendment is important, consider what happened in Georgia. An intruder came in the house, and a woman with her two children hid in a crawl space before the perpetrator opened the...
The purpose of the Second Amendment is not the delivery of bullets, knife blades, or the force of blunt objects. Its purpose is to prohibit Congress - the Government - from infringing on "the right to keep and bear arms."...
The National Rife Association has remained respectfully silent for the past week since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. Today, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre spoke out with the...
Texas State Representative Jason Villalba has announced that he will file a bill to allow teachers to have concealed handguns at schools. Should Teachers pack heat at Schools to be able to protect kids from mass shootings? I...
The mass shooting/murder today of dozens of kindergarten kids at a Connecticut Elementary School is just one of the many recent school shootings. This event should cause Americans to seriously think about allowing select,...

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