More Than 100 University Of Kansas Staff Publicly Support Professor Who Tweeted Kids Of NRA Officials Should Be Shot
More than 100 current and former University of Kansas faculty and staff Wednesday publicly affirmed the free-speech rights of a professor whose tweet against the National Rifle Association sparked a political firestorm and demands from legislators for his firing.
The University of Kansas disputed Monday a journalism professor’s contention that he began a planned sabbatical early amid fallout from his tweet about the Navy Yard shootings.
Todd Vandermyde says whether State Police are trying or not, they’re making the process harder than they have to. “‘It’s messed up’ is an understatement right now.”
The largest gun organization in the nation has not taken a public position on a bill that would nullify federal gun laws in Missouri.
Gov. Jay Nixon signs bill encouraging NRA developed course.
“If the folks in St. Louis feel that a gun docket would help them lowering crime and improving the life of residents then that’s something that is their prerogative.”
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
Adolphus Busch the Fourth says he disagrees with NRA’s stand on background checks.
A two-hour House Judiciary Committee hearing on guns its third in a week produced virtually no common ground between the two sides.
“John Boehner, the speaker of the House, basically threw in the towel. He said ‘we can’t do it here, do it in the Senate’”