Topic: guns

School Arms Students With Cans Of Food To Throw At Shooters, Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

School Arms Students With Cans Of Food To Throw At Shooters, Because Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

Some days you read news stories that make complete sense, and other times you read things that are too crazy to even be an Onion headline. Sadly, this one falls into the latter category. A middle school in Alabama is in the news for sending home a letter with students, announcing plans to endow each kid with a can of food to throw at possible school intruders. This is what it’s come to, America: fighting off shooters with creamed corn. More »

Toddler Shoots And Kills Mother Who Probably Thought She Was A Responsible Gun Owner

Toddler Shoots And Kills Mother Who Probably Thought She Was A Responsible Gun Owner

A mother died yesterday at an Idaho Walmart after being shot with her own gun. She was carrying it in her purse, lawfully, but her toddler reached in and accidentally set it off, shooting her. Why wasn’t the safety on? Why was a purse with a gun in it in the reach of a 2-year old to begin with? And why did she feel the need to bring a gun into a Walmart? I’m not sure there are any valid responses to these questions and answering them won’t bring this mother back but it’s a discussion we must have in order to prevent this from happening again. More »