Patriarchy, Toxic Hyper-Masculinity, & Firearms

Why are some men letting fear stop them from engaging in an honest conversation about the reality of guns in America?

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?

The Solution to Our Gun Problem is Authentic Social Connection

As we isolate ourselves from each other, we encourage a culture of fear. Does that feed America’s gun problem?

Fire Your Guns

Quentin Lucas has a thought about guns in America.

A Dad Mourns the Loss of Reason in America’s Gun Culture

Matt Sweetwood won a landmark Supreme Court case regarding gun rights. He recently wrote a 6-point plan to curtail gun violence. Much to his frustration, he found that neither side on the issue wanted to listen. He tries again.

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.

Is Their Life Less Valuable Than Your Gun?

I’m angry because we have had scores of opportunities to right this wrong. People kill people and guns make it easy.

Gun Control Now!

We need reevaluate the political right’s obsession with the so-called “freedom” to bear arms because it is not only “criminals who kill people.”

NRA’s Strategy of Blaming the Victims

South Carolina is ranked 9th in firearm murders. While the NRA chants that guns save lives, Warren Blumenfeld looks at the clear, cold, hard facts.

Open Carry of Guns in Nevada Schools?

Despite being defeated twice, Nevada lawmakers are STILL trying to force Campus Carry onto schools that don’t want it

The NRA vs Pediatricians

You wouldn’t go to a gun lobbyist or a Smith and Wesson executive for advice about your health.

Guns on Campus: There Will Be No Artist or Doctor Once the Trigger is Pulled

Classrooms are places of genuine human engagement, debate, thought and passion. Guns undermine the openness and vulnerability necessary for learning.

So Now We’re Suing The Gun Manufacturers?

Siobhán Lynch does not believe the lawsuit by parents in Newtown against Bushmaster, the maker of the AR-15, is the way forward on the guns issue.

God, Guns, & Capitalism: A Recipe of Insanity

When is enough, enough?!

There Have Been 92 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook and Zero Gun Law Changes

Instead of learning how to read and write, children are training to avoid getting shot in school.

Michael Brown Was a Better Man Than I Am

Paul Blest recognizes that didn’t matter that Michael Brown was a more driven, responsible kid than he was at his age. The only thing that mattered to that officer, and society at large, was his skin color.