Paul Blest on two heartwrenching tragedies and what we can learn from them.
Last year was supposed to be a year of action to curb gun violence in our schools. But three weeks into the new year, statistics suggest that the problem could actually be worsening.
Funds for mental health budgets were slashed a combined $4 billion from 2008 to 2012. However, in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December experts have watched that trend sharply reverse.
It will soon be perfectly legal, in North Carolina, for gun owners with a concealed-carry permit to “bring their weapons to playgrounds, bars, and public recreation areas.”
How do we talk honestly about the issue of male-perpetrated violence without casting masculinity as the cause? Because we know that the vast, vast majority of men are good citizens who are adding to the goodness of the world.
Boston Marathon bombing reminded Whit Honea of a conversation he had with his son after Sandy Hook, and how love overcomes fear
Senators struck a hard-fought compromise Wednesday, which may result in the most ambitious change to gun laws since 1994.
School counselor Mark Vander Ley sees the issue of gun control as a broader societal issue of individuals taking responsibility for oneself
Could it be that men are socially conditioned to defend our manhood, with violence if necessary? Could it be that mass murder is the unfortunate and rare offshoot of that same masculine defensiveness taken to it’s extreme end?
With his kids, Carter Gaddis straddles a line between regulating imaginative gun play and banning it
The US will be watching South Dakota in the next several months to see how they manage the details of this new legislation.
This guy even has his own theme song.
Andrea Lawful-Trainer tells the story of when a business associate told her to tone down her personality.
Alex Yarde looks at Marvel’s recent diversity moves with cautious optimism.
Think music is just for listening purposes? Think again.
Reconnecting with an old friend reminds Thomas Fiffer of his own struggle to regain self-respect.
Brandon Greene is facing a balancing act: doing what’s best for his arriving son while not losing pieces of himself.
What do you need to go from IDK to DIY Hero?
Samantha Hines of My Three Sons speaks on hidden pressures kids sometimes feel
Recovering from a divorce is one thing. Admitting you loved him after the years of hurt is another.
A story of love for a great man.
Charles J Orlando shares the top seven tips for identifying that scary four letter word.
While out exploring with my son, we came across a pleasant surprise.
As you’ve already guessed because the poster is right there at the top of this post, my pick is The Legend of Billie Jean.
This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.