Blaming the Victim: “Parents of Pizza Hut robbery suspect question why employee shot, killed their son”

In the early morning hours of October 30, 2016, police say that three people attempted to rob a Pizza Hut in Charlotte, NC.  Among the alleged robbers was Michael Renard Grace Jr., who reportedly had a gun and was a former employee. An employee is said to have fired his own gun in self defense, fatally wounding Grace Jr. and ending the robbery.  What makes this case stand out somewhat is the manner in which a local news outlet has … Continued

Tennessee Legislature Passes Most Intelligent Law of the Decade

The legislature in Tennessee passed what I consider to be the most intelligent law that any legislature has passed in the last decade, and possibly longer – And I say that as an attorney who believes that we tend to have too many laws on the books already.

My Response to a Comment on the San Bernardino Terrorist Attack

In response to my article “The Misguided Push for Gun Control After the San Bernardino Terrorist Attack” a comment was left by naksuthin, in which he or she argues that the fact the attackers didn’t use machine guns supports the idea that gun control works. I respectfully disagree, for the reasons discussed below.

The Misguided Push for Gun Control After the San Bernardino Terrorist Attack

The tragic loss of life, caused by terrorists in the San Bernardino attack, is being exploited by anti-gun politicians to push their misguided gun control agenda.  Gun control laws are ineffective at stopping terrorists from obtaining firearms, and instead serve only to ensure that the victims of terrorism (and other crimes) are left defenseless.