America's First Freedom - September 2018 - 17

ANOTHER MASS SHOOTER WHO
PEOPLE HAD WARNED ABOUT
Y   behavior. A tendency toward "violent fetishes."
Restraining orders and criminal harassment charges. A request
for a mental health examination. A deep-seated, long-running
hatred for a newspaper that included threats to kill employees.
The signs were clearly there. But somehow, Jarrod W. Ramos
was still able to kill five people in cold blood at the Capital Gazette,
an Annapolis, Md.-based newspaper.
Much like the Parkland, Fla., tragedy, it wasn't gun laws that
failed these victims-it was a failure to act. Despite a mountain
of evidence that pointed to Ramos' instability-one of his
stalking victims had even previously warned a cop that "he will
be your next mass shooter"-no action was taken or notes were
filed. So, when he went to purchase a gun, not a single red flag
stood in his way.
Think about that. The deranged madman had a lengthy
history of harassment, hostility, stalking, threats and violence
extending back nearly a decade, yet he was still cleared to legally
purchase a gun.
We know that the liberals' answer to every shooting is to ban
all guns. But of course, that's not the way to save lives. Addressing
the systemic failures that are failing our citizens ... that would
truly be a life saver.

SPEAKING
FROM
IGNORANCE
F   his gross lack of knowledge about
firearms keep him from spouting off about them
anyway, 's Pete Williams wins this month's
Bullitzer Prize
In discussing the Capital Gazette newsroom
shooting in Maryland, Williams described the
shotgun used thusly: "A shotgun is sort of like a
reverse backward funnel, it spreads out so that you
don't have to aim very precisely."
A "reverse backward funnel"? And Democrats
wonder why law-abiding gun owners don't take
them seriously. Their playbook mantra of "never
let a good tragedy go to waste" should be modified
to read "never let a good tragedy stop you from
spreading misinformation on firearms."
Until mainstream media and anti-gun politicians
choose to educate themselves on guns and offer facts
instead of laugh lines, you can bet the gun-rights
crowd will continue to respectfully tune out.

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