Commentary: What liberals miss about the Second Amendment

When it comes to guns, it often appears as though liberals and conservatives are speaking different languages. Liberals express their horror at each new mass shooting and demand government action, while conservatives call for “thoughts and prayers” and insist on respect for the Second Amendment.

Pahoa man charged with attempted murder of police officer

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