Sometimes a picture tells us everything we need to understand about a moment of cultural crisis. Read this mother’s reaction to what her daughter learned at school—something our children haven’t had to learn in generations past.
As the debate rages on about what gun laws we should amend or add, we’re asking this simple question: what’s so great about guns?
Other than law enforcement, who needs high capacity magazines and semi-automatic or automatic weapons?
We, the American People, have a lot to say about the epidemic of gun violence in this country. Here, a round-up of the best from the Good Men Project, and the world wide web.
You need to speak up for the innocent lives lost. But you also need to be prepared for the debate that is sure to follow.
When their argument doesn’t make sense, show them why.
Keith Lesmeister grew up around guns, believes in the 2nd Amendment, and believes we need more laws controlling them.—The shooting range outside of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a long narrow strip that’s been bulldozed flat and surrounded by high dirt walls and a dirt backdrop, and beyond that a dense forest. Yardage markers along the…
Jessicah Lahitou looks back on stats on gun ownership and gun violence and wonders if what we need is a new approach to tackle the violence.
President Obama just gave a widely anticipated press conference on taking executive action to reduce gun violence. Matt Sweetwood’s article from last August had included proposals similar to President Obama’s—along with a few others.
“There’s one argument and one argument alone for having a gun, and this is the argument…”
Jennifer Weiss-Wolf asks why a school would embrace images of kids with guns as normal . . . while deeming girls baring arms, or legs, or shoulders a punishable offense.
With all the controls we put in place to protect our kids and manage their behavior while young, why are we allowing them to use deadly firearms?
Sending our kids to elementary school or college, attending a political rally or going to the movies, hanging out at the corner store or walking home with a snack, should not be a death sentence.
Does the debate over firearms always have to include overzealous displays and grant the loudest argument victory?
Kevin Macku examines internet and domestic conflicts from an actor’s perspective, and shows that arguments often run deeper than the surface.
A city ordinance requiring all heads of household to own both a firearm and ammunition has many advocates of gun control up in arms.