David Barton knows how to stop school massacres: elementary school kids with guns.

David Barton went on Glenn Beck’s show to talk about the good ol’ 1800s, when everybody had guns.

Sounds legit.

About JT Eberhard

When not defending the planet from inevitable apocalypse at the rotting hands of the undead, JT is a writer and public speaker about atheism, gay rights, and more. He spent two and a half years with the Secular Student Alliance as their first high school organizer. During that time he built the SSA’s high school program and oversaw the development of groups nationwide. JT is also the co-founder of the popular Skepticon conference and served as the events lead organizer during its first three years.

  • Glodson
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    For those interested in digging deeper into Barton’s arguments regarding gun law and the second amendment,* Chris Rodda has posted a complete refutation of Barton’s historical arguments regarding the second amendment.

    *gluttons for punishment, that is

  • baal

    Why are they green screened into the Oval Office? I know Glen has delusions but really. FWIW the ‘old west’ often had strict “no guns” policies.

  • John Horstman

    Do we even need to actively refute Barton any more? He’s demonstrated such a tendency for outright lying that literally everything he says should be assumed to be false, with that opinion only revised by credible, independent verification of his assertion(s).