13 Apr , 2019

CPRC’s Nikki Goeser on The Michigan Talk Network: Red Flag Laws

Nikki Goeser talks with host Steve Gruber about Red Flag Laws. Nikki Goeser is a survivor of a violent crime in a Gun-Free Zone, where her husband was murdered in front of her by her stalker. Even after going through something as horrific as this, Nikki understands the importance of due process and how Red Flag Laws can violate that due process.…

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15 Feb , 2019

Yet another Mass Public Shooting in another Gun-free zone: at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois

“Did you ever see him with guns at work?” the anchors asked Probst [an employee at the company] about the shooter.

“No. We are not even supposed to have any guns at work.” He said.

— ABC Channel 7, WLS, Chicago

Reportedly, five were murdered in the attack at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois.…

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19 Nov , 2018

Another Mass Public shooting in yet another gun-free zone: Chicago’s Mercy Hospital

A police officer and two others were murdered at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital today. One person was killed outside the hospital and the other two were killed inside it. The killer, Juan Lopez, was himself killed, though it isn’t yet clear if he took his own life or was killed by police.…

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8 Nov , 2018

Massacre at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California was in another Gun-free zone: 12 murdered, 18 injured

At least twelve people were murdered and 18 injured at a bar in Ventura County last night. Our hearts go out to those who lost loved family members or friends in the attack. We can’t imagine what is going through the minds on parents.

California issues very few concealed handgun permits and Ventura County is below the state per capita average rate, but permitted concealed handguns are banned in bars and other places where the primary source of revenue is from serving alcohol.…

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27 Oct , 2018

Finally, a president who understands the danger of gun-free zones. President Trump on the mass public shooting at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue.

With at least 8 people killed at the Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue, Americans want something done that would actually make a difference. President Trump is actually offering useful advice.

President Donald Trump: “If they had protection inside, the results would have been far better . . . If they had some kind of protection inside the temple, maybe it could have been a very much different situation.

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27 Oct , 2018

Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting apparently took place in another gun-free zone

UPDATED: With eleven dead and five others wounded by gunfire, the question about this incredibly horrible tragedy is: why someplace such as a Synagogue doesn’t allow parishioners to carry permitted concealed handguns? Apparently, during high holidays, the Synagogue has security present, but why not allow people to be protected quickly during the rest of the year.…

26 Aug , 2018

‘Mass shooting’ reported at Jacksonville Landing in Florida at another Gun-free zone

Another horrible tragedy in Florida with two people killed in yet another gun-free zone where general citizens were banned from having guns for protection.

News 4 Jacksonville reports (Updated):

A gunman from Baltimore opened fire during a video game tournament Sunday afternoon inside Chicago Pizza at the Jacksonville Landing, killing two and injuring a dozen others before taking his own life, Sheriff Mike Williams announced.

4 May , 2018

At Fox News: Ahead of NRA speeches by Trump, Pence hypocritical media get it wrong on gun ban

Dr. John Lott has a new piece up at Fox News about the media attacks on the NRA and the Trump administration regarding their supposed hypocrisy over gun-free zones.  The piece starts here:

The news media love to criticize hypocrisy – at least by conservatives – even when it doesn’t exist.

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23 Apr , 2018

Waffle House continues company policy to ban permitted concealed handguns for civilians at their restaurants

On Sunday, April 22, 2018, 4 people were killed by Travis Reinking at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee.  As is far too common, the Waffle House was a gun-free zone (pictures shown below).

Waffle House has continued to have a gun-free zone policy.  Here is a statement that Waffle House issued in October 2015 after an attack that was stopped outside their restaurant by a permit holder:

Waffle House has even gone so far as banning armed, National Guard soldiers (September 30, 2015):

An armed National Guard soldier in uniform has been refused service at a Kentucky Waffle House.

14 Feb , 2018

Another mass public shooting in Florida, another gun-free zone: Parkland, Florida school shooting

UPDATE: At least 17 people were killed in this horrible attack.

ORIGINAL POST: When will there be a serious discussion of the dangers of gun-free zones?  When will the media point out in their discussions of the guns used or how the guns were obtained that another attack occurred in a gun-free zone?…