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Guns in America

Every day, 100 Americans are killed by gun violence, and hundreds more are injured. While most of these shootings are not in public schools, children safety at school is a major concern. Gun control measures are currently political non-starters and people are turning to palliatives like bulletproof backpacks among other desperate solutions in an attempt to protect their children. Continue reading

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Why some think guns are a gift from God

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants: Thomas Jefferson. Some years ago, I was going to graduate school in Baylor. At that time, there was a terrible wave of … Continue reading

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March for Our Lives

we survived the shooting at our school, but too many of our classmates did not. And since then, Members of Congress have done NOTHING to ensure that gun violence like this never happens again. That’s why we’re marching to demand … Continue reading

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THE SECOND AMENDMENT

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants: Thomas Jefferson. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep … Continue reading

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Teasing WW III

Canada considers European troop commitment as CSIS warns Russia is ‘mobilizing for war’ Putin ‘is modernizing conventional military capability on a large scale’ By Murray Brewster, CBC News Posted: Jun 14, 2016 6:38 PM ET Last Updated: Jun 14, 2016 10:40 … Continue reading

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gun myths

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Glad he had a gun

Glad he had a gun or the would-be robber (who also had a gun) would have been able to have his way with anything and anyone in the store. Instead, the robber ran away as soon as the other man … Continue reading

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Blindness

By blindness or mental illness I mean the kind of mind that does not see reality; a mind that tends to either exaggerate or underestimate the qualities of the person or object it perceives, which always causes problems to arise. … Continue reading

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National Rifle Association

“The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” Wayne LaPierre, chief executive of the NRA Today’s NRA press conference was a shameful evasion of the crisis our country is facing. … Continue reading

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An outlier

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/19/opinion/the-yawning-loophole-in-the-gun-laws.html The Brady gun control law, named for the White House official who was shot during an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, requires licensed gun dealers to screen all prospective gun buyers through a federal database of convicted felons, … Continue reading

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