Guns and Fatalism

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Eric Sentell shoots down the argument that “if guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns.”

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What Are You Prepared to Do?

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In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.

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On Guns, Mental Illness and Addictions (Bulling Through)

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Tim Lineaweaver gives an unflinching look at guns, PTSD, and addictions and one man’s struggles with the same.

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Madness

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In the near future, Carl Bosch imagines one rural Pennsylvania school district instituting gun training for its teachers. What’s next?

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The Tyranny of Rights

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In an age of nuclear weapons and mass shootings, does it still make sense to uphold an American’s constitutional right to bear arms?

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NRA, Slavery, Cigarettes, Guns, Lincoln, Mad Men, Cloud Atlas & the Evil of the Assault Weapon Industry

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In this incarnation of the strong against the weak, it’s a maniac with an assault rifle versus school children.

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This Is Not A Fortress. I Am Not a Soldier.

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Keeping our children safe shouldn’t require arming teachers, staff, or parents.

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The Scarlet Letter: A Is for “Armed”

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Which facts may the press ethically reveal about private citizens?

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Gun Dreams

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In our fantasies, a gun ends all arguments in our favor.

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Why She Bought a Gun

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After domestic violence ends in a murder-suicide on the police station steps, some women begin to protect themselves and their loved ones with deadly force.

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Control the Ammo, Not the Guns

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Eric Sentell argues that regulating ammunition would be more effective—and acceptable to gun-owners—than regulating the guns themselves.

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Why I Purchased My First Hand Gun

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One man from an anti-gun culture comes to embrace firearms and the responsibility and freedom they embody.

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“But I Know It’s Not Real!” – Kids, Video Games and Guns

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Samuel Sattin introduces a new generation to the latest in violent video games, and realizes that much has changed since the days of Zelda and Duck Hunt.

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We Don’t Want to Play Anymore

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David Olimpio wanted to be a spy when he grew up. Now he’s glad he left violent games in boyhood, and worries about the men who did not.

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Brad Pitt and Me: Armed Liberals

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Can you ban guns like lead paint, or is it a useless fight, like Prohibition and the War on Drugs? Noah Brand, liberal gun owner, on why he loves and owns guns.

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Playing with Guns

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We teach kids that driving a car is a responsibility, but we still teach kids to drive. What do we teach them about the responsibility of gun ownership?

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