Gun Control Activist David Hogg Targets Semi-Automatic Rifles

A survivor of the 2018 massacre on Valentine’s Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and now enrolled at Harvard, student gun control activist David Hogg has become a sought-after speaker at colleges and universities, and the odds are off the chart that he’ll be given a prime-time slot at the Democratic National Convention in August.  While I fully support his right to protest things he thinks are wrong, I respectfully disagree with his belief that school carnage will end if semi-automatic rifles are banned. When I was in high school in the early 1960s, there were no mass school shootings.  The only times I remember seeing a police officer at school was once a year to give a talk about obeying the law.  Only occasionally were policemen summoned to schools to deal with violent students.  After the profound cultural changes our society has undergone since the 1960s, threatening behavior by troubled students is commonplace — Nikolas...(Read Full Article)
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