Without fail, every time there is a mass shooting (outside of the weekly shootings in Chicago, Baltimore, and other cities with strict gun control), leftists immediately politicize the tragedy and use what should be a time for families and communities to mourn as an opportunity to push their failed policy agendas.
In addition to their morally bankrupt response to such incidents, those politicians regularly ignore a simple fact – we know how to deter mass shootings. We must empower peaceable Americans to be armed in order to protect themselves, their loved ones, and their communities.
Consider this: Since 1950, 94% of mass shootings have taken place in gun-free zones compared to just 6% in non-gun-free zones. The proof is in the numbers — the presence of lawfully