A single penetrating wound to the pelvic region, which is densely packed with blood vessels, organs and other structures, is extremely dangerous, according to trauma surgeons and emergency medical personnel.
The Supreme Court has ruled that domestic abusers can be denied the right to own guns, and there's no doubt that this does not violate the Second Amendment. There is plentiful evidence that this will save the lives of abused women. To the Supreme Court: Well done!
Investigators report the discovery of EgyptAir Flight 804 wreckage, searchers find the remains of a young boy involved in a Florida alligator attack, Democratic Senators stage a filibuster to force talks about gun control, and the country remains divided on what to do in the wake of the Orlando mass shooting.
A federal circuit court has ruled that citizens have no Second Amendment right to carry concealed weapons in public. For those who value the sanctity of human life, and support the peace officers who work with integrity to keep us all alive and free of bullet wounds, that can't be anything but good news.
In Orlando, many people have died this day. This is a tragedy for our civilization. The perpetrator likely expected a certain, primal, violent response that would enhance and validate his goals. So let's not validate them. Let's take the broader perspective that would be better for our civilization.