Guns Don’t Kill People, Gun Culture Does
Are we really free as a society when our right “to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed”? When Is Enough, Enough?!
In an age of nuclear weapons and mass shootings, does it still make sense to uphold an American’s constitutional right to bear arms?
The word “insanity” gets thrown around during tragedies, but Professor Warren Blumenfeld (and many others) believe it goes far beyond the individual.
Another unarmed black teenager has been gunned down in Florida. Will this play out the same way the Trayvon Martin killing did?
One man from an anti-gun culture comes to embrace firearms and the responsibility and freedom they embody.
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.
This is a comment by Nick, mostly on the post “Open Thread: Should Certain Guns be Against the Law?” and by Jed Diamond on the post “Not a Joke: Why Do Our Boys Keep Up the Mass Shootings?”
“If you find unpleasant memories bubbling up from your own school experience, recognize that it is an aspect of you that is looking for understanding and healing.”-Janet D. Thomas
Talking about mental illness makes people uncomfortable. But Anne Theriault is going to do it anyway.
Denene Miller shares the words of others who powerfully embody the devastating effects of Mike Brown’s death.
20 years after his 16-year-old sister was murdered, Bill Pozzobon found himself interviewing for a job in violence prevention and ended up tackling the boys’ code as enemy number one.
Despite predictions otherwise, don’t expect a major political sea change this year.
Gender as an excuse for behaviour has become too common in dealing with personal criticism in a general and stereotypical way.
As about-to-be parents, Matthew Osgood reveals how he and his wife had a day of their life sucked away.
Two guys walk into a bar. One of them orders a cosmo…
In the wake of the devastating and brutal murder of journalist James Foley, Arsalan Iftikhar explains how ISIS’s actions are not reflective of Islam.
Dr. Bill Cloke explains the science behind teens making bad decisions, and how that can be dangerous.
Kristin Carmichael explains how apologies, gifts, promises, and better behavior are not the end of abuse but part of the cycle that keeps victims trapped.
It’s easy to daydream about the goals of a future society, but I think the only way we can accomplish those goals is through education and discussion. Part of that education is unlearning.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.