We Can’t Let Women Carry Guns?

No Joke: Salon’s Andrea Flynn Argues That Letting Women Carry Guns On Campus Is Dangerous Because Then Rapists Will Also Have Guns! “A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.” – Bertrand Russell As I clicked, and scanned various news pieces in order to decide today’s topic–and had come across several notable bits that piqued my interest–I was stopped dead in my digital tracks when Read more […]

White House’s Solution to College Campus Rapes: Anything but Guns

The White House put together some task force to find out ways to prevent sexual assaults and rapes on U.S. college campuses. The task force includes notable government officials such as Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan. They propose many ideas to tackle these problems, including the following: 1. Identifying the Problem: Campus Climate Surveys The first step in solving a problem is to name it and know the extent of it – and a campus climate survey is the best way to do that. We Read more […]

University Professor Asks When He May Shoot a Student

Boise State University biology professor Greg Hampikian was trying to show his disgust with a law that’s gaining traction in his state that would allow students to carry concealed firearms on campus. It was his attempt at satire, but I think it fell completely flat. His piece in the New York Times entitled “When May I Shoot a Student?” showed that he doesn’t understand the problems with gun control and the need for guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens. Here are a couple excerpts Read more […]