It can be amusing to watch our lawmakers once they
decide which cause or crisis they are going to go
on a tirade about. The recent shootings have the
lawmakers ready to toughen gun laws for legal, law
At about the same time as the shootings happened,
5 people were killed in Oklahoma and we heard
nothing from the drive by media nor outrage from
our lawmakers. Why?
Because the two teenagers who slaughtered the rest
of their family stabbed them. No gun, no righteous
indignation. But David Bever who was 44, April
Bever who was also 44, Daniel Bever who was 12,
Christopher Bever who was 7, and Victoria Bever who
was 5 are still dead.
How many times have we heard ‘not one more’? Of
course that only applies if a gun is used. How many
times have we heard ‘black lives matter’? These
people are still dead and the fact that were white,
and stabbed, doesn’t change that fact.
This July in Chicago 274 people have been shot and
45 died as a result. Some of those were black. Don’t
their lives matter? Again, where is the outrage? You
want to see what tougher gun control laws will really
do? Chicago has some of the toughest.
How’s that working out for you? Before our
politicians get on their high horse and spew their
rhetoric about tougher gun laws, perhaps they
should actually research the subject so they at
least sound intelligent when they open their
It is past time to start blaming the criminals and
not their tool of choice. If you are on Facebook
Dads Demand Action for Gun Rights have a page there.
We hope they don’t mind us borrowing their meme.
Comments are always welcome.