It’s not time to cave to emotional and political pressure, but it’s also not a time to over-simplify with rhetoric and the same old talking points. We need articulate arguments, reasonable discussions and Real Leaders willing to put in the work to not only defend, but also continue to regain our currently infringed gun rights.
…I knew 99% of the audience would believe that there was a HUGE difference because at home those attending the NRA Show would believe that they could “always” have a firearm in their home, but realizing that there would be times where that wasn’t possible or practical outside of the home. The nature of the response is a tactical issue, not a philosophical or strategic one… but, that isn’t always obvious.
As the news is breaking about a spree killer event in Oregon on a College Campus, Paul Carlson at Safety Solutions Academy scrapped his plan to talk exclusively about emergency medicine and invited me to join his other two guests to talk about some of the things that people are obviously interested in during the media frenzies that follow tragic events like the one that struck the Umpqua Community College Campus today.
Gun Free Zones are a problem, but they are not the root of the problem. The root of the problem is that we have far too many people who do not accept their own responsibility for personal defense, whether they are armed or not