Call it a Friday the 13th warning, message or omen. Louisiana legislators, who don't respect the second amendment, will face the "curse" of Louisiana gun advocates. And, it won't be pretty, politically.
Maness, former US Senate candidate and former candidate for the Louisiana legislature has that message. Those lawmakers up at the Baton Rouge capitol need to know that Louisiana gun owners are looking down legislators back and will made their voices heard on behalf of the rights of law-abiding citizens who want to preserve their rights to bear arms.
One of the major issues going through the legislators of various states in America, including the Louisiana legislature now in session, is the issue of gun control. Ever since the Parkland school shooting, the debate has become heightened on many levels.
Today, as part of our regular Friday morning Facebook and Twitter Live discussion, Colonel Rob Maness discussed the current developments in the Louisiana legislature. Below is the transcript of our conversation on this point. Also below is the video of the live discussion.
Does Karen Carter Peterson, the Chairperson of the Louisiana Democratic Party support repealing the second amendment?
Rob Maness seems to think so and points to the evidence. A tweet by Peterson, that states "Repeal the Second Amendment" which includes the very controversial op-ed in the New York Times, earlier this week by no less, than former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who advocated that it should be repealed.
Tomorrow, students from around the country will converge on Washington D.C. and other locations for the “March for Our Lives” rallies. The organizers are survivors of the horrific February 14th shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that resulted in the deaths of 17 people, both students and faculty members.
Retired Col. Rob Maness, during our Friday morning Facebook and Twitter Live show, being held at 8am, weekly, said that President Donald Trump runs risk of impeachment if he abandons 2nd Amendment.
by Ron Chapman
Once again Americans faced the horrors of a school shooting. In this instance seventeen young people were killed and a similar number wounded. And make no mistake about it, being “wounded” by a high-powered rifle is serious. The resultant tissue damage is a consequence of both the projectile and the shockwave of impact.
It was interesting to watch on CNN when one of their reporters gathered four survivors and questioned them almost immediately following the event. These young people provided a mature assessment of the situation and regretted that the vultures were circulating to politicize the event. The reporter in this instance seemed deeply touched and impacted by their reasoned analysis.
The DDM4V7, from gun manufacturer Daniels Defense, “is not considered a short-barreled rifle so it does not require ATF approval or a tax stamp,” according to Military.com. In lay terms, the gun is a machine pistol that retails for $1,679. It’s a wonderful 10” barrel development that will greatly serve the army and other services. In the hands of civilians, however, it has the potential to be a killing machine that’s relatively easy to conceal and a boon for taking innocent lives.
Do states that have lax gun laws, like Louisiana have a corresponding higher gun-related killings? Has the Heller decision resulted in an increased risk of gun-shooting incidents? According to one organization, Violence Policy Center (VPC), the answer appears to be a resounding yes.
Based upon its statistics, Louisiana is 3rd worse in the nation in gun death rate per 100,000, that the top three states in gun death rates, Alaska, Alabama and Louisiana possess the highest percentage of households gun ownership. VPC also claims that those states with the lowest gun ownership accordingly have substantially lower death frequencies.
Mass shootings continue across the nation where no part of the country is insolated from a “wild west” mentality. The recent loss of life has been staggering. Those slaughtered range from one-year old kids to 77-year-old adults.