Why Gun Lovers Don’t Get To Grieve Another Massacre With Me

I may have accepted your condolences and prayers and claims of solidarity after the 23rd or the 76th or the 149th time… but not now.

The Unsolvable Question of Gun Violence

Jeremy Barnes has been haunted by gun violence since 1994. He wishes for all who can make a difference to grab a case of beer, build a campfire, and work it out. Here is his story.

Patriarchy, Toxic Hyper-Masculinity, & Firearms

Why are some men letting fear stop them from engaging in an honest conversation about the reality of guns in America?

Prayer Won’t Stop Gun Violence: Gun Reform Will

Why, when we pass countless laws to prevent terrorist attacks, are we doing nothing to reform gun control?

What the Oregon Shooter’s Manifesto Tells Us About the Dangers of Toxic Masculinity

This form of masculinity has failed us. It doesn’t produce men; it produces anger, rage, and pain. It teaches us that the only way to be a man is to aspire to be the worst in us. We can do better. We can be better.

Gun Control Debate: A View from Hoplophiliaville

Dr. Warren J. Blumenfeld on the psychology of guns and what they mean to the discussion between genders.

Kudos to ‘People’ for Stepping Up and Taking a Stand

Carl Bosch has something to say to people who support their freedom to bear arms. As well as the media organizations like ‘People’ who are standing up against gun violence.

Dad’s Hot Topic: People Magazine and Gun Control – Finally, A Call To Action!

In a world where controversial ‘Hot Topics’ are abuzz, Brian Gawlak finds the teachable moments in trending issues.

We Cannot Arm Our Way to Less Violence

David Perry doesn’t believe all guns should be banned, but he wonders how we can get out of this mess we’ve made.

Mass Shootings and Our COLLECTIVE ‘Mental Illness’

What’s really behind mass shootings?

When Can We Talk About Guns?

Michael Carley asks if there’s ever going to be a good time to talk about gun control, because there seem to be more distractions and excuses than conversations.

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.