Boy, 3, out shopping with grandma dies in road rage shooting in Arkansas

Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, 12/18/16 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. >> A 3-year-old boy being taken on a shopping trip by his grandmother was killed in a road rage shooting when a driver opened fire on the grandmother’s car because he thought she “wasn’t moving fast enough at a stop sign,” police said. The boy and … Continue reading Boy, 3, out shopping with grandma dies in road rage shooting in Arkansas

What happens when “fake news” stirs up an unsettled person with a gun

“The fact of the matter is what I did is so minuscule to what they’re doing to white people every day, all the time.” — South Carolina mass murderer Dylan Roof, quoted in "Jurors Hear Dylann Roof Explain Shooting in Video: ‘I Had to Do It’ by KEVIN SACK and ALAN BLINDER, New York Times, … Continue reading What happens when “fake news” stirs up an unsettled person with a gun

The challenge ahead

Background reading: "Gun Owners ‘Can Breathe Again’: Trump’s Win Emboldens Advocates," New York Times, 11/22/16 "The Threat to Public Safety if ‘Concealed Carry’ Goes National," editorial, New York Times, 12/1/16 "Gun-rights backers vow to 'go on offense' during Trump years," philly.com, updated 12/4/16 and on the more positive side: "Gun Control Advocates Find a Deep-Pocketed … Continue reading The challenge ahead