Illinois City Bans Assault Rifles — Imposes Fines of $1,000 Per Day

When 17 people were killed by a teenager with an assault rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s day, a renewed national debate on gun control laws erupted.  Many gun control advocates began pushing anew for a complete ban on assault-style rifles and also large capacity magazines, since these are the items that have been used in most of the mass murders in the United States in recent years. read more

Bayer 16th Co. to Drop Ingraham As Gun Control Issue Looms in Midterms

Bayer AG, the massive German conglomerate, confirmed Saturday that the company will no longer be spending ad dollars to support Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show.

Bayer  is at least the 16th company to withdraw sponsorship from “The Ingraham Angle” after the abrasive host attacked Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg last week.

“Bayer US has stopped advertising on Laura Ingraham and we have no plans to resume any time in the future,” the company wrote in a tweet.

After Ingraham mocked Hogg for his college rejections on Twitter, the 17-year-old sent out his own tweet with a list of companies sponsoring Ingraham’s show.  The public pressure and bad publicity made almost all of them withdraw as sponsors. read more

Poll Shows Americans Are Fired Up — And It May Mean a Blue Wave in 2018

According to NBC, Americans are mad. Maybe more mad than they’ve ever been.

A large majority of all Americans — 57 percent — responded to a poll by saying they are outraged.  In fact they are so outraged that they would get out of their homes and attend a march and carry a protest sign.  At least that is what pollsters found in a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll that addressed social trends. read more

The Good Samaritan And The March For Our Lives

While the Samaritan was the surprising character to show mercy to the man left for dead in the ditch, the real twist came when Jesus asked the lawyer to lay aside his privilege and see the world though the beaten and bruised eyes of a man desperate to save his life.