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

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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?

Dear Kansas

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Greg Correll believes that Kansas proposed new law on corporal punishment will sanction and increase child abuse. Here’s why.

Breaking Rules Badly

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George Davis looks at the difference between breaking laws and breaking social contracts.

White Men Appear Immune to Stop and Frisk, Not Mass Murders

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Despite mass murders committed by suburban white men, it seems to be only inner-city black and brown youth that are the victims of Stop and Frisk.

Is The American Dream Becoming the American Nightmare?

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David Pittman wonders if our inability to protect our children is rooted in our belief that our country is so great—causing us to turn a blind eye to what is really happening.

Can We Talk About Guns Now?

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There is an ongoing slaughter in America that is a result of the easy access and availability of guns. Should we change something 220 years later?

Can States Outlaw Free Online Education?

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Minnesota requires a registration fee, even when courses are offered for free, online. Is this justifiable? Can it be enforced?

“If they want to kill, they’ll find a way.”

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This is a comment by Quadruple A and Mike Conway on the post “Mass Shooting in Aurora, Colorado – Tell Me Why We Don’t Need Gun Control Again?”

“I Will Continue to Break Laws”: A Statement at Sentencing

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Jeremy John was sent to prison for six months for civil disobedience. This is what he said to the judge at his sentencing.

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