February 24, 2018 – In its zeal to prevent future school shootings like the one in Parkland, Fla., the Florida state House voted to post our national motto, “In God We Trust,” in every school in the state. Allow me … Continue reading
Category Archives: Second Amendment
November 7, 2017 – When is the “right time?” On November 5, 26 people were shot and killed at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and dozens more have been hospitalized. It is the worst mass murder in … Continue reading
Let me start with two qualifiers – First, I used to sell firearms and I own a couple of semi-automatic pistols. I am not a member of the National Rifle Association or any other pro-gun group. Second, this is not … Continue reading
David Gregory asked the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre how many “good guys with guns” are enough? Yes, there is a lot we still do not know about what happened at the Washington, D.C. Navy Yards from the moment shooter Aaron Alexis … Continue reading
Reprinted with permission by the Columbia Missourian. I did something a bit different here; I included the comments made in the paper since yesterday’s publishing, including my rebuttal. I thought they deserved to be read by my “other readers.” Oh, … Continue reading
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Over the last month most of the columns I have written for the Columbia Missourian have concerned gun control. The silliness of those who believe that the way you solve America’s gun violence problem is to add more guns. That … Continue reading
Thursday, December 27, 2012 | 2:25 p.m. CST BY DAVID ROSMAN I look forward to the Missourian online issue on Wednesdays, not because my column is published but to read Karl Miller’s thoughts. And though we usually do not agree … Continue reading
Because of requests by readers of my Columbia Missourian columns who do not live in Columbia, I have been given permission to repost those columns here. Wednesday, December 26, 2012 | 12:30 p.m. CST BY DAVID ROSMAN COLUMBIA — It … Continue reading
This column was originally posted in the December 19, 2012 Columbia Missourian. However, I have received requests to make this column available to a broader audience. Holidays should be about peace, love and joy. This is not an essay about … Continue reading
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On December 14, 7 adults and 20 children were killed in a mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. by a single gunman with at least three weapons. The gunman was also found dead. December 12, … Continue reading