gun control

What Gives You the Right?

There can be no reasoning with those who choose violence over persuasion; compromise requires that we give up something of value in exchange for something you have to offer that we value more. The only thing you could offer us in exchange for our silent, obedient consent is peace –a peace you will always threaten to shatter the moment it is politically convenient for you. And peace is something we have a right to take for ourselves, forcibly if we must, and without compromise. 

After all, it’s our God-given right to be left the hell alone. 

Knowledge Is Power And It Gets Abused II

It has been three weeks since I wrote an article called “Knowledge Is Power And It Gets Abused” for Halsey News. the time that…

An Open Letter To David Hogg

I know that this moment will be with you for the rest of your life.

Now with that being said? You want to be a gun control activist. As an American Vet, I respect your free speech right to stand up for something you believe in and your hope to make a change. What I have a problem with is that you don’t respect the free speech of your critics.

The March For Our Lives: Considering Both Sides

With facts on both sides, I haven’t made up my mind on this issue. However, I support the Parkland kids using their  Constitutional right to free speech to make their voice heard, and I support the Second Amendment and believe that it shall not be infringed.

Debating Gun Control

At the core of the issue is the reality that people have the capacity to commit acts like mass shootings.  No matter how many laws that are put in place, criminals will find ways to go around them.  For this reason, Republicans and Democrats need to combine efforts and seek to accomplish a sensible plan that will make America safe.

Mass Shootings: The Untold Story

Yes, these aren’t the the solutions that will make nightly news. They aren’t quick fixes that make great audio soundbites for politicians to pander to their constituents with. They aren’t “mic drop” moments on Twitter and you’ll rarely get this deep on other social platforms, however, if we truly want to cure the disease which is destroying our culture it’s time to better understand it, and to invest in actual medicine, not band-aids.