The false promise of background checks

by Jeff Knox -- specious: adjective: superficially plausible, but actually wrong. "a specious argument" misleading in appearance, especially misleadingly attractive. – merriam-webster.com The idea of background checks for firearm purchases seems to more…

Demanding Moms' war on Kroger

by Jeff Knox -- The PR company Moms Demand Action, a subsidiary of Mike Bloomberg's gun control conglomerate, Everytown, is waging a media campaign against one of the nation's largest grocery and more…

Ray Rice and New Jersey 'justice'

by Jeff Knox -- The release of a videotape of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his fiancee and knocking her out has created quite a stir in the media. The more…

The 12 Senate races you can influence

by Jeff Knox -- In case you haven't heard, there are going to be important elections in a couple of months, elections that could make a huge difference in the future of more…

The deafening sound of media ignorance

by Jeff Knox -- Recent events in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, have captured the nation's attention. Violent protests, looting, police deploying with armored vehicles, tear gas and military-style weapons more…

Gun-defending lawyers take eye off the ball

by Jeff Knox -- A federal judge in Maryland has declared that the state's ban on AR and AK-pattern rifles and ammunition magazines capable of holding over 10 rounds is not unconstitutional more…

The anti-gun ad that backfired

by Jeff Knox -- Imagine you're a single mother of a small child. You're 5-foot-2, 125 lbs. You and your young son are alone in your home one afternoon when your abusive more…

Up to 40 not killed in shooting rampage

by Jeff Knox -- America's latest murderous rampage is remarkable for what did not happen. A single innocent died a needless death. That's tragic. But fortunately, there was only one innocent killed. more…

Robin Kelly: Bloomberg's latest hoplophobe

by Jeff Knox -- Robin Kelly, freshman representative for Illinois' 2nd Congressional District (southeast Chicago suburbs), recently released a manifesto on gun control. As has become the standard for any politician's statements more…