The Critical Importance of Gun Safety

A man learns about gun safety from his girlfriend, who introduced him to guns.

Shooting Silhouettes

U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray writes of fear and bravado on the shooting range.

#SanBernardino: What Can Be Done To Finally End Mass Shootings?

This morning’s carnage in California offers yet another sad reminder that current solutions are not working.

Free Speech Is No Excuse For Muslim-Baiting

Condemning the inexcusable violence committed by the shooters in Garland, France and Denmark doesn’t stop us from questioning the justification for the cartoon contest and subsequent exhibit. Are they not simply provocations of a minority by the majority

What Is Good? Inside the Conversation at The Good Men Project

There’s bad news. There’s good news. And then there’s the kind of conversation we have here on The Good Men Project.

Remembering Reverend Clementa Pickney

A letter to one of the nine lost in Charleston.

Terrorism in Charleston: It’s About Racism, Stupid!

Warren Blumenfeld calls out the situation in Charleston for exactly what it is.

The Gift of the Father and Other Stories: Inside the Conversation at The Good Men Project

A conference call covers the speed at which change occurs, the events in Charleston, the importance of fathers, and more.

Maybe Don’t Post My Picture

A poem about taking away the glory that the killers in this country seek.

Pray for Newtown: Trying to See the Light

Michael Kasdan reflects on the Sandy Hook school shooting that took place in Newtown, Connecticut two years ago.


David Eye’s poem of shooting involves both literal and metaphorical guns.

“Forgiveness is the Path to Healing, but is it Enough?”

From One Dad Who Lost a Child to Another: A Message to Richard Martinez About Honor

From One Dad Who Lost a Child to Another: A Message to Richard Martinez About Honor

Dr. Ken Druck wants the dad who lost his son in the Santa Barbara shooting to know that love and compassion are the path to healing.

Reaching out to the “Elliots” of the world

Danny writes a letter to Elliot Rodger in hopes that someone else might see themselves in that situation and get the help they need.

Why I Don’t Want to Write About the Santa Barbara Shooting

Joanna Schroeder isn’t surprised by the horrific, devastating mass murder just outside the campus of UCSB last night.

A School, A Gun, and a Generation’s Burden

Brian Shea reflects on violence in schools vs. his memories of years ago. And calls upon a new generation to find their own way.