[Ed: Dr. Faria first published this at GOPUSA.com August 28 and HaciendaPub.com August 31. It is minimally edited for DRGO.]
The mainstream media (MSM) have been sensationalizing mass shootings for the last three decades, reaching a crescendo in the last several months. They sensationalized gun violence as a way to put pressure on and force Congress to pass unconstitutional gun control laws that disarm the law-abiding citizen while doing nothing t...
[Ed: We first published this last year. It's worth repeating.]
Today, September 17, is United States Constitution Day—also Citizenship Day, and before that, I Am An American Day. Any day is good to be grateful to be American. This one is especially fitting.
Such national days are celebrated all over the world in at least 58 countries. But America’s came first, and has been the model for nearly all the others, including all 50+ constitutions i...
Q: “How do you tell when a politician is lying?” A: “His lips are moving.”
This is particularly true when the political topic is guns.We have even seen commentators on the left questioning their own side’s stance on gun control.
Jeffrey Goldberg’s 2012 Atlantic article: "But these gun-control efforts, while noble, would only have a modest impact on the rate of gun violence in America. Why? Because it’s too late.”
[Ed: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine physician Richard Austin, MD published an attack on the National Rifle Association in the school’s quarterly alumnus magazine (Aspects). Dr. Wheeler, a graduate of the school’s first class and DRGO's Director Emeritus, wrote this rebuttal (in "Letters to the Editor"), for the Summer/Fall 2019 issue. He urges SIU-Med to respect the civil rights of those whom it exists to serve—the people of central and southern Illin...
[Ed: The little reported deaths of 8 children in a knife attack in China this week recall the horrendous 2016 Sagamahira stabbings in Japan that left 19 dead & 26 wounded. Both remind us that guns are not the (only) issue. Warren Lind shares another gruesome narrative.]
“KYOTO, Japan, July 19 -- A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 34 people in an attack ...
[Ed: Dr. Petrocelli's testimony can be found here; click on "Archives", then "Virginia Crime Commission" Tuesday, August 20. He begins at 2 hours 6 minutes.]
On Tuesday, I joined my fellow Virginian defenders of the Second Amendment and testified before the Virginia Crime Commission. Its legislators and official appointees will review the gun control bills advanced in response to the Virginia Beach mass murder and offer its recommendations to the General Ass...
[Ed: Dr. Faria published this excerpt from his upcoming book America, Guns, and Freedom: A Journey Into Politics and the Public Health & Gun Control Movements on GOPUSA.com August 13 and HaciendaPub.com August 15. We are happy to share it.]
Mass shootings are a heinous crime, and for the victims and the rest of the population, a tragedy. That should not detract from the fact that many, if not most, of the culprits are deranged malcontents, who in many...
[Ed: This article was originally published in GOPUSA January 21, 2013 & in the Macon Telegraph February 10, 2013. It was reposted at HaciendaPub.com July 22 this year. Despite the topical political references, it is still an up-to-date look at the dangers freedom faces from politicians who want to "do something" via gun control.]
Georg Hegel (1770-1831), the father of dialectical idealism, which Karl Marx transmogrified as Marxist dialectical materialism, lamen...