Dirty, Sexy, Crazy Gun Culture

We, the American People, have a lot to say about the epidemic of gun violence in this country. Here, a round-up of the best from the Good Men Project, and the world wide web.

So You Want To Argue With A Gun Nut?

You need to speak up for the innocent lives lost. But you also need to be prepared for the debate that is sure to follow.

Hey NRA, Changing Debate on Gun Control Requires Historical Perspective

When their argument doesn’t make sense, show them why.

A Gun Owner Speaks From The Heart About Successful Gun Control

Keith Lesmeister grew up around guns, believes in the 2nd Amendment, and believes we need more laws controlling them. — The shooting range outside of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a long narrow strip that’s been bulldozed flat and surrounded by high dirt walls and a dirt backdrop, and beyond that a dense forest. Yardage markers […]

How to Reduce Mass Shootings: Teach Young Men Philosophy

Jessicah Lahitou looks back on stats on gun ownership and gun violence and wonders if what we need is a new approach to tackle the violence.

The Dad Who Won Landmark Supreme Court Gun Case Proposes 6-Step Solution to End Gun Violence

President Obama just gave a widely anticipated press conference on taking executive action to reduce gun violence. Matt Sweetwood’s article from last August had included proposals similar to President Obama’s—along with a few others.

Bring Back the Musket!

“There’s one argument and one argument alone for having a gun, and this is the argument…”

An Open Letter: The Right To Bear Arms … Or Bare Arms?

Jennifer Weiss-Wolf asks why a school would embrace images of kids with guns as normal . . . while deeming girls baring arms, or legs, or shoulders a punishable offense.

We Agree. No Drugs, Alcohol, Sex for kids, but Guns OK?

With all the controls we put in place to protect our kids and manage their behavior while young, why are we allowing them to use deadly firearms?

A Day w/o Gun Sanity = A Day with Senseless Death & Heartbreak

Sending our kids to elementary school or college, attending a political rally or going to the movies, hanging out at the corner store or walking home with a snack, should not be a death sentence.

Chipotle Bans Guns, Now What?

Does the debate over firearms always have to include overzealous displays and grant the loudest argument victory?

You Don’t Really Want Them to Understand

Kevin Macku examines internet and domestic conflicts from an actor’s perspective, and shows that arguments often run deeper than the surface.

Georgia Town Sued for Forcing Gun Ownership on Residents

A city ordinance requiring all heads of household to own both a firearm and ammunition has many advocates of gun control up in arms.

A Liberal and a Gun Nut Walk Into a Blog

The debate over gun control and 2nd Amendment rights is stuck in an us vs them mentality

The Tyranny of Rights

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

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

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