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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Gun-Control Conspiracy Theories

It seems to me…. “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” ~ Joseph Heller[1], Catch-22. Many U.S. gun rights advocates have an irrational belief that the government wants to take away their right to own guns even … 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

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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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Civil Criticism

It seems to me… “I accuse the U.S. weapons industry of (responsibility for) the deaths of thousands of people that are occurring in Mexico.”[i][ii][iii]  ~ Felipe Calderon, President of Mexico. While it has become impossible to respond to most of … 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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