“We’re Ready To Fight”: 1000s Expected At Massive Gun-Rights Rally At Virginia Capitol

(Zero Hedge) As various pro-gun rights groups prepare to gather at Virginia’s state capitol in Richmond on Monday in what’s expected to be one of the largest pro-gun rallies in recent memory, Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency, police are busy setting up barricades and temporary holding pens – and one lawmaker has even arranged to spend most of the day in a safe house, according to the Washington Examiner.

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Mainstream Media Denies Mental Health Problems and Video Games Contribute to Mass Shootings, Tries to Blame Guns

(Justin Deschamps) The following article showcases the opinions of psychologists who seem to assert that mass shootings don’t have any meaningful connections to mental illness or video games. But this presentation in the following article is itself rather dubious, as there are many mental health professionals who recognize that mental health plays a role in mass violence. 

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Here’s What A Criminology Professor Learned By Studying Every Mass Shooting Since 1966

(Zero Hedge) Last weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton (following the devastation in Gilroy the weekend before) prompted the usual evidence-free avalanche of political point-scoring, blaming “the other side” for all the world’s woes.

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