gun violence

January 18, 2013

The White House’s Empty Gun Propaganda

It’s not that I think a national background check on gun purchases is a bad idea. Nor is that I think it’s really necessary to own a semi-automatic assault rifle or that the right to purchase one is intrinsic to the Second Amendment. I don’t think either of these things and based on that, I find the actual policy proposals of President Obama regarding guns to be fairly benign. What is troubling, if unsurprising, is what’s omitted and its solutions that might actually matter and it’s an honest conversation about all facets of gun violence in this country.
January 22, 2013

200 Newtown massacres, every day.

The horror felt is real, because the carnage of massacre was horrifying. Twenty young children, slain for no good reason. Adam Lanza just decided they were […]