Here are stories about two businesses: one in Atlanta and one in Tulsa. From WSB-TV in Atlanta:
A local business owner with several offices in Georgia is now requiring all of his employees to get a concealed carry license and be armed.
After each employee at Lance Toland Associates gets their license, Toland presents them with a gun known as the judge.
From the “Eagles of Death Metal” Band’s Frontman
Gun control kind of doesn’t have anything to with it, but if you want to bring it up, I’ll ask you did your French gun control stop a single f*****g person from dying at the Bataclan? And if anyone can answer yes, I’d like to hear it, because I don’t think so.
On Tuesday, February 9th, CPRC President John Lott testified on four bills seeking to limit gun-free zones (SB 1559 (Senator Mike Bell), SB 1736 (Senator Delores Gresham), SB 1991 (Judiciary Committee Chairman Kelsey), and SB 2376 (Senator Mike Bell)). The video of Lott’s testimony is well worth watching and it provides evidence on how killers plan these attacks and how mass public shooters are attracted to these targets. …
Could this statement be any clearer? From ClickonDetroit:
Abu-Rayyan posted. “It’s one of the biggest ones in Detroit. I had it planned out. I bought a bunch of bullets. I practiced reloading and unloading.” . . .
“It’s easy, and a lot of people go there. Plus people are not allowed to carry guns in church.
There is only one deputy sheriff in the town. According to the news reports shown above, several other school districts in Oklahoma are apparently moving to adopt a similar policy.
From the Muskogee Phoenix in Muskogee, OK:
New signs posted on the grounds of Okay Public Schools announce an “Armed School Employees” policy in place.
(Picture from the Chattanooga shooting in 2015)
Fox News had this article on the evaluation that the Air Force did on arming Air Force personnel. Perry Chiaramonte has this article:
A review of active shooter cases by the Air Force has confirmed what gun rights advocates have long been saying: Firearms in the hands of good guys are often the best bet for stopping massacres.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued an opinion on Texas’ new law that allows carrying concealed handguns on college campuses. Some public universities, in particular the University of Texas at Austin, have already made initial recommendations. The most important parts of the opinion are:
“. . . attending or teaching class is the primary reason most individuals are on campus.
The panel recommending the rules for concealed carry on campus may not have had ideal recommendations, but they are at least a lot better than it might have been. Some of the restrictions include that the gun must be carried in “a holster that completely covers the trigger; semiautomatic handguns must be carried without a chambered round of ammunition.” Bans from UT athletic events and dorms are disappointing, as there is no evidence that there is a problem with either type of place. …
Regarding the shooting in the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino
“The biggest problem is that it was a gun-free zone,” said Get Loaded owner Terry McGuire, 49, a bald, burly guy who looks as though he would be right at home among the many cops and deputies to whom he caters.
From Breitbart.com (November 5, 2015):
Byron Price, the construction worker who intervened to save a student under attack at University of California Merced on November 4, says he now views concealed carry “differently” and wants to get a permit to carry a gun.
Breitbart News previously reported that Merced Couty Sheriff Vern Warnke identified Wednesday’s mass stabber as 18-year-old Faisal Mohammad, a freshman from Santa Clara.