Instead of learning how to read and write, children are training to avoid getting shot in school.
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.
A poem about how Andrew Lawes’ niece gave him the strength to fight his depression and suicidal thoughts. — His world, forever bathed in dark light Shades of black define his heart Inside his soul[Read More...]
A recent Fox News clip on street harassment shows the perverse incentives in the conservative media at work.
Jim Rigby finds inspiration in the life and loss of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mike Iamele shares how support has been important to him, and how three words can keep us moving forward.
Joseph Lalonde says there’s a lot to be learned about leadership from rock stars—and gives five actionable lessons. — There’s something awe-inspiring when you attend a Skillet concert. John Cooper, of Skillet, really knows how to grab[Read More...]
Love can be painful, and scary. After getting hurt so many times, it’s hard to go back to it as eagerly. But Samantha Leebos stays hopeful, and provides us with a list of reasons to stay welcome love back.
Fascial specialist, Melissa Putt, can practically guarantee a personal best at your next race. You just have to sit up straighter.
Same sex marriage is now legal in many states where many Christians have fought against it. This dad has put together a biblically based survival guide to help them cope with what is happening in their neighborhoods.
A step-by-step method to keep your wives away from men in kilts. Because they’re dangerous. John Patrick Weiss tells us how.
Actually, I mean “Favourite Song to Listen to During Halloween But Isn’t Necessarily ABOUT Halloween” but that’s not a great title for a blog post.
Erin Kelly recounts the story of Jeffrey Fowle and two other Americans who were recently detained in North Korea.
Most parents don’t want to believe that their child is capable of wrong — especially bullying others. But the truth is, this denial is only making the problem worse. Here are some helpful tips on how to begin the process of facing the reality of bullying.
To mark Halloween, here’s a poem from Stephen Scott Whitaker about a costume–a costume that is both funny and indicative of how gender affects interactions.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
Using Membership Rewards® from American Express, my family can experience a whole lot of things that might have otherwise been out of reach.
Dr. David J. Leonard gets real & personal on the masculinity balancing males face
GMP is having a site-wide conversation about men and shame. Read the stories here and consider sharing one of your own.
When people don’t see themselves or their partners in the gender molds used to define them, relationships are set up to fail.