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

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

She Lost Her Husband to Alzheimer’s and then to a Gunshot

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Confused, retired Lt. Colonel Ronald Johnson knocked on the wrong door one early morning.

Trick Shot Titus Video: This Kid is Freaking Amazing

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You might be smarter than a 5th grader, but can you make more baskets than a toddler? Not if that toddler is Trick Shot Titus!

A Shot Goes Off and I Don’t Care

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Larry D. Bernstein feels an unnatural sense of not-caredness about the latest public shooting, even though it happened five minutes from his house. And he wonders why.

When Gun Violence Hits Home

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Lorenzo Doss was shot with a gun years ago. Was the same thing about to happen to his son?

No One Killed, Because of Kindness: A Case for Compassion


What happens when violence is not met with violence, but with understanding?

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty


Evidently Florida law protects defending yourself against a person you attacked.

A Murder of Crows

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A video game playing high school senior gets handed a real gun.

Gabby Giffords’s Emotional Gun Control Op-Ed Goes Viral


Giffords’ strong words for the politicians have gone viral. What do you think?

Protest of Questionable Police Shooting Turns Violent in Brooklyn


Another black teenage boy shot dead, but this time, the vigil gives way to violence.

“Don’t Shoot Me In The Back. I’m Unarmed.” Protesters March for Man Slain by Police


Did race and gender have a role in the decision of the police to open fire on an unarmed man?

“Being male is probably the biggest factor in being likely to get murdered in our society, not being black or poor.”

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This comment was by WellOkayThen on the post “Why Are So Many Black Males Being Murdered in Chicago?”

“Your right to bear arms ends where my right to life begins.”


This is a comment by Kevin on the post “I Grew Up With Guns, Then I Was Held Hostage With One”.

Breaking News: Firefighters Shot At While Responding To A Fire


One injury, a spreading fire, and as yet a lot of unanswered questions.

Hug Your Kids Today


To be honest, I don’t know what else to do.

Mass Shooting of Children in Connecticut

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