The Solution to Our Gun Problem is Authentic Social Connection

As we isolate ourselves from each other, we encourage a culture of fear. Does that feed America’s gun problem?

Is Their Life Less Valuable Than Your Gun?

I’m angry because we have had scores of opportunities to right this wrong. People kill people and guns make it easy.

Christian ‘Crusader’: Newest Weapon in Culture Wars

Have so many, given so much for the right to own a “free” assault rifle, or have too many been sacrificed? Dangerous mindsets forecast more tragedy.

Gun Control Now!

We need reevaluate the political right’s obsession with the so-called “freedom” to bear arms because it is not only “criminals who kill people.”

My Kid Loves Guns, and I Don’t

“The older I get, the more, I find myself faced with the task of trying to understand the terrible things that people do with guns.”

DiaryDad tries to find balance with his son’s love of guns.

Presidential Candidates on Virginia Shooting and What To Do Next

Training more people nationwide to recognize the signs of mental illness is important and could prevent future tragedies.

Do The Majority Of White People Say There’s Racism Everywhere But Not Around Them?

Dr. Vibe asks a group of African American men for their the thoughts on a recent survey in which white people are half as likely as black people to see that racism a major problem

Boys With Toys: The Civil War on Gun Control and Terrorism

To be an average gun owner, to me, is to harbor an unhealthy amount of suspicion that has much in common with the unhealthy suspicions that fuel domestic terrorists and confused youngsters stoked by Confederate historians, racist talk show hosts, televangelists. . .

Bring Back the Musket!

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

How US Gun Control Compares to the Rest of the World

Other ‘advanced nations’ make it far harder for someone like the Charleston killer to get his hands on a Glock semiautomatic handgun or any other kind of firearm.

Guns on Campus: There Will Be No Artist or Doctor Once the Trigger is Pulled

Classrooms are places of genuine human engagement, debate, thought and passion. Guns undermine the openness and vulnerability necessary for learning.

James Holmes Trial Puts Sanity on the Stand

Jurors will likely be presented with conflicting notions of sanity and insanity. And they will be forced to confront widely held cultural assumptions about mental illness and violence.

So Now We’re Suing The Gun Manufacturers?

Siobhán Lynch does not believe the lawsuit by parents in Newtown against Bushmaster, the maker of the AR-15, is the way forward on the guns issue.

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Meets ‘Die Hard’: Santa Packing Heat At Georgia Gun Club

May as well join Mike Kasdan’s ‘Caption This Photo’ contest!

Jose Canseco Shoots His Finger Off With His Handgun, And It’s Not Funny

Mike Kasdan is treating José Canseco’s gun accident as an opportunity to talk about gun control and the disturbing statistics on gun-related injuries.

There Have Been 92 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook and Zero Gun Law Changes

Instead of learning how to read and write, children are training to avoid getting shot in school.