Category Archives: Homicides

2016 – The Year That Was

It seems to me…. “For 18 years I have resisted talking about current events. I am not going to start now.” ~ George H. W. Bush[1]. 2016 was comprised of many little things: while some events over the past year … Continue reading

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Gun Control Now!

It seems to me…. “Yes, people pull the trigger – but guns are the instrument of death. Gun control is necessary, and delay means more death and horror.” ~ Eliot Spitzer[1]. Wayne LaPierre, the head of the National Rifle Association … Continue reading

Posted in Accidental Death, Gun, Handgun, Homicides, Homicides, mass, Mass Shooting, Murder, National Rifle Association, NRA, Police, Self-Defense, shootings, Suicide, University of California - San Francisco, Violence, Violence, Washington Post, Wayne LaPierre, Weapon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Mass Murder

It seems to me…. “In general, those who resort to mass murder on a collective scale always put forward the justification that they acted on behalf of the nation.” ~ Taner Akçam[1]. Another mass shooting. This time, the attack on … Continue reading

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Weapon-Related Violence

It seems to me…. “Remember: Guns don’t kill! – The dimwits who insist EVERYONE should have the right to own ’em do!” ~ Quentin R. Bufogle[1]. Since 9/11, the U.S. has responded aggressively to the danger of terrorism, taking extraordinary … Continue reading

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Judicial System Reform

It seems to me… “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. The U.S. has … Continue reading

Posted in Assault, Control, Convictions, Crime, Criminalization, Death Penalty, Decriminalization, Drugs, Execution, Gun, Homicides, Homicides, Incarceration, Incarceration, Intervention, Judicial, Legal, Legalization, Marijuana, Offense, Prison, Prison, Recidivism, System, System, Violence, War On Drugs, Weapon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Weapon Legislation Failure

It seems to me… “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.”  ~ Wayne LaPierre, NRA Vice-President. Congress had an opportunity to act responsibly and pass limited gun-related legislation – … Continue reading

Posted in Assault, Civilization, Congress, Control, Crime, Firearm, Gun, Homicides, Homicides, Incidents, National Rifle Association, NRA, Rule of Law, Self-Defense, Violence, Violence, Wayne LaPierre, Weapon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Time To Say “Enough” To Guns

It seems to me… “Now is the time for a national policy on guns that takes the loopholes out of the laws, the automatic weapons out of our neighborhoods, and the tragedies like today out of our future.”  ~ Boston’s … Continue reading

Posted in Ammunition, Assault, Assault-type, Australia, Automatic, Bullet, Connecticut, Constitution, Control, Crime, Firearm, Gabby Gifford, Great Britain, Gun, Handgun, Homicides, Japan, Loophole, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Rifle Association, Newtown, NRA, Ownership, Rifle, Sandy Hook Elementary, Schools, Shotgun, Show, States, Supreme Court, Swizerland, Violence, Violence, Weapon | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments