Why, when we pass countless laws to prevent terrorist attacks, are we doing nothing to reform gun control?
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.
Last week’s mass killing in Charleston leaves a white man asking questions and filled with sadness.
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.
Deanne Shoyer revisits her 2012 thoughts on the Sandy Hook shootings questioning the rush to blame mental illness and/or autism in Elliot Rodger’s rage filled Santa Barbara mass shootings.
Right-Wing blogs are claiming that we don’t care when black people kill other black people. I think we care, but we just don’t know what to do about it.
The week both began and ended with mass shootings. One in DC and now one in Chicago.
Police are still searching for the shooter.
What sort of media attention should be devoted to the survivors and perpetrators of a mass shooting at a parade, where 19 people were injured? American media answers with deafening silence.
Once the memorials were taken down, Representative Gabrielle Giffords’ neighbors salvaged what they could and created life out of death.
Keeping our children safe shouldn’t require arming teachers, staff, or parents.
Shooting after shooting, we’re confronted by the question of what it means to be a man. We refuse to answer—and we all suffer for it.