Doug Wilson: We don’t need to do anything about the guns. But we do need to do something about all the fatherless boys who are loaded up on psychotropic drugs, administered by the school nurse, and educated by a school system that is prohibited by law from telling anybody what the meaning of life is. That is your toxic mix, and if you don’t want to do anything about it, then you need to stop pretending that you want a systemic solution.
A true pro-life commitment would seem to generate an entirely different type of discourse among gun owners; one that starts from a posture of grief and prioritizes collaboration with ALL other citizens to find positive new solutions that transcend the relentless conversational stalemate the surfaces with each shooting. A true pro-life commitment would prompt gun owners to start the conversation rather than respond in defensiveness.
"Each [Texas] congregation has the right to determine if it wants to allow both openly carried and concealed handguns, concealed but not openly carried handguns, openly carried but not concealed handguns, or no handguns, regardless of whether or not they are concealed or openly carried" BNG
"No sane person would be against commonsense reform. The very use of the term 'common sense' indicates that this is a sense that should be common to all. But the commonsense reforms that the president is talking about in terms of what he wants in gun-control legislation ... couldn’t get through either chamber of Congress, including getting past members of his own party."