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.
Do you consider nutritional benefits more important than the survival of the planet?
Let’s get down to business: I wish I’d known some of these things a long time ago.
Tim Lineaweaver believes a child should grow up believing their home is a safe place to be. It was something he himself didn’t have.
Ignorance of the masculine and feminine archetypal energies at play in our intimate relationships, whether straight or gay, can cost us everything.
When one man was told, “It looks like you’re gay,” it was the beginning of something good.
The Pain of the Prison System (POPS) helps creative kids find their voice and see who they are.
For Gen X’ers, anyone who deviates from the gender norms of the past could be in line for the friend zone.
If you’re looking for some pleasant new music to quietly keep you company at your work desk, this is not the music for you. If you want something that will make you type faster, thump your heel on the floor, and make the guy next to you wonder why his hand and foot are suddenly bouncing*, then may I suggest Three Times Bad’s first album, American Sojourn.
After watching this dog save a suicidal veteran, Louise Thayer shares her experience with PTSD, veterans, and service animals.
Sure, Tinder has its perks and is a great ego-booster. But Jenn Ficarra thinks it’s time to weigh in on a few of the cons.
Can all the things a college degree promises — like credibility, hireability, security, and love — really be yours without that piece of paper? Then why invest the money or the time?
Shawn Henfling asks how does a dad navigate the dangerous waters of the Teen World without alienating his daughter but still keeping her safe?
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Anne Theriault promises her young son that no matter how he expresses his gender or sexuality, she’ll stand by him.
Connected sex is what I’m after and what drives my fulfilling feelings. I get closeness from sex. I get relaxation and bonding from sex.
If Walt Whitman had lived in a different time, he might’ve written Perry Brass’s celebration of the boy in all of us.