Preventing the Next Orlando Massacre: A Modest, Radical Proposal

If we’re going to prevent violence we need to recognize that the origins of violence begin in childhood abuse, neglect, and abandonment.

What if Bad News Sparked Repetitive Good News

It might be good to keep trying to repeat positive stories.

Orlando Weeps

There are so many questions and not enough answers. Orlando is in pain.

The Question America Doesn’t Ask Itself After Tragedies Like Orlando

What’s our message?: After the Orlando shooting, America must define and distribute widely its message in order to combat self-radicalization.

After [Place of This Week’s Mass Shooting]

Ken Feinleib expresses the exhaustion and frustration that we collectively feel in the wake of yet another mass shooting but exhorts us to rise up and continue to try and move forward.

An Orlando Theatre Professor Shares His Thoughts on the Pulse Nightclub Tragedy

After a successful show at Valencia College, John DiDonna and his cast went home. He heard some in his audience headed do Pulse along with many Orlando community members.

Love Over Fear In Times of War, Violence and Terrorism

Chris and Jon discuss how men can replace their fear with love, which is especially important in a time when the news is filled with stories of war, violence, and terrorism.

How Do Good Men and Good Women Respond to the Latest Violent Killings?

How should we respond? Although it’s hard to accept, the answer is with compassion.

#SanBernardino: What Can Be Done To Finally End Mass Shootings?

This morning’s carnage in California offers yet another sad reminder that current solutions are not working.

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.

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.

Open Our Eyes: When Gun Violence Leads to Disability

What’s the true measure of a man’s actions? Erin Kelly offers a new perspective on the bravery of Chris Mintz, the hero of the mass shooting in Oregon.

Ben Carson, Firearms and False Parallels to the Holocaust

Ben Carson declared his shallow grasp of the dire need for gun reform, and a glaring lack of compassion when he stated Jewish people might have prevented the Holocaust had they been armed.

Fire Your Guns

Quentin Lucas has a thought about guns in America.

Guns Save Lives is a Lie

When compared to the numbers”GUNS SAVE LIVES” is Orwellian double speak. We need proposals for common sense gun control.