After a terrorist attack on Ohio State University, students are calling out the university and their state for denying them the right to protect themselves. Among these students is former Miss Ohio, Madison Gesiotto. In her third year of law school at OSU, Gesiotto has also been active in the campus carry group, “Buckeyes for Concealed Carry on Campus.” During the attack, where a Somali immigrant rammed his car into a group of students and then stabbed several of them, Gesiotto tweeted, “I really wish we could protect ourselves and our friends on campus with CCW.” She followed up with…
On Black Friday, American gun owners shattered the single-day record for gun sales – 185,713 background checks processed in a 24-hour period. FBI spokesman Stephen Fischer reported that almost 400 more checks were processed this year than in 2014. The number of background checks breaks down to slightly more than two background checks per second, or more than enough firearms to arm each of the 182,000 active-duty members of the U.S. Marine Corps. Since you can purchase more than one firearm on a single background check, the actual number of firearms almost certainly surpasses 200,000. Furthermore, in compliance with ATF…
The clock was just ticking past midnight when a man wearing sunglasses stalked into a convenience store. Alerted by the eyewear that was inappropriate for the late hour, the store clerk kept an eye on him. Soon his suspicions proved valid when the man advanced towards the clerk, aimed a gun at him, and tried to rob the store. But this clerk had a concealed carry permit, and he grabbed his own gun and shot the would-be robber. Authorities found the suspect dead at the scene, with his loaded handgun lying next to him. The store’s surveillance camera captured the…