Category Archives: Violence

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

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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 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

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Guns, Guns, And Still More Guns

It seems to me… “Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.”  ~ Ayn Rand. While the current gun debate since the incident in Newtown, Connecticut, normally focuses on mass shootings and assault weapons, far more Americans … Continue reading

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More On Guns

It seems to me… “I do not believe in taking away the right of the citizen for sporting, for hunting and so forth, or for home defense.  But I do believe that an AK-47, a machine gun, is not a … Continue reading

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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

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The Necessity of Gun Control

It seems to me… “America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable.”  … Continue reading

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