Stop blaming soft politicians and the NRA, and look in the mirror.
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.
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.
California passed new legislation last week aimed at getting over 40,000 illegally owned weapons off the streets.
Boston Marathon bombing reminded Whit Honea of a conversation he had with his son after Sandy Hook, and how love overcomes fear
In our age of terrorism, we have become a nation of lifeguards. When tragedy hits, Americans have learned to open their doors instead of closing them.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn said, “Only better mental health laws will ensure that the Newtown mass shooting victims ‘did not die in vain.’”
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
With his kids, Carter Gaddis straddles a line between regulating imaginative gun play and banning it
I want to feel my feelings again. And ruminate on what, in the end, is my contribution to make to my family and my world.
This Tree Hugging Hippie Pacifist Needs To Go Heart To Heart With Those Who Glorify War
After years of political and economic doom and gloom, should we celebrate good economic news and keep moving our country forward?
Qasim Rashid sets the record straight when it comes to dealing with the real reason violence against women exists, and how to solve this issue.
Yes it’s graphic. And there is less blood and more specialized saws than we would have imagined.
Kyle’s father abandoned him, causing unbearable pain. But this young man has pushed past shame to redeem his life and claim his manhood.
Matt Kohn found inspiration in the story of Slomo — a doctor who stopped being an asshole and now spends the majority of his time rollerblading along the Pacific.
Angelus Morningstar explains how queer polyamory challenges ingrained behaviors of masculine dominance within same-sex relationships.
Months after the twin towers collapsed, Thomas Fiffer’s life imploded. It took him years to figure out why.
Leo Babauta has some advice on how to avoid creating a mountain of clutter.
The answer to the question depends on who’s talking.
Jordan Gray wants to challenge the way you think about romance in long-term relationships, while giving you some simple, actionable tips.
Big Bird has some surprising sage advice for talking to kids about death.
The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
David Guba lost the idea of what real, vulnerable, human males are supposed to look like in a sea of airbrushed, waxed abs.
Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.