While it is true that the U.S. Constitution does not mention race, in 1857, United States Supreme Court Justice Roger Taney wrote the above statement for the court’s majority opinion in Dred Scott v. Sandford, the case of a black man who sued for his freedom based on the fact that he was enslaved in a state that…
The first time South Carolina left the Union, it was because the scions of that state wanted the brutal practice of chattel slavery to continue, sparking the Civil War. This time, a group of Republicans in the state House of Representatives are proposing the very same action over so-called gun rights. To which I say,…
Media outlets and politicians in mourning have all offered thoughts, prayers and not much else for the most recent mass shooting in
Columbine, Colo.; Las Vegas; Sutherland Springs, Texas; Parkland, Fla. (insert next city here). Very few have called it a terrorism-related incident.
So a city official walks into work one day and allegedly pumps a shotgun toward his “liberal” co-worker. When the cops come a-calling (because, you know, what the entire fuck), he claims he was just “teasing” the female clerk.
In today’s “What Would Jesus Do?” news, a Tennessee man shot himself in church while trying to advocate for his right to bring guns to church.
Just after 7 on Wednesday morning in the all-American Washington, D.C., suburb of Alexandria, Va., GOP congressional members were on a ball field practicing. The annual Democrats-vs.-Republicans baseball game was a day away, and the participants were just wrapping up a successful workout.
According to the National Rifle Association, “Guns don’t kill people.” But, as one of its staffers can attest, they sure do shoot people. Which is what happened Friday when an employee of a museum representing the nation’s largest gun-rights organization accidentally shot himself.