I stand fully on the side of Gays against Guns, which is attempting to reduce the number of weapons and the skyrocketing gun violence directed against LGBTQ and all individuals and communities.
An unprecedented sign of unity would be cops and citizens protesting against gun violence.
We wake up to news that the prior night an innocent person was killed at point-blank range. We come back from lunch to news of a mass shooting in a public gathering place. We drive home from work but have to go around downtown because there’s a bomb scare. We sit down to dinner and…
What are the forces at work for social change and what will they bring? Mike Kasdan presents a summary of last week’s Premium Member phone discussion.
By conceding on the Fourth Amendment but remaining stubborn on the Second, the government is suggesting that constitutional rights are separate but unequal.
Change requires a single-issue litmus test.
Michael Kasdan has reached a boiling point and can’t take it anymore. Here is how he blew off some steam. (Alt. Title: Every anti-gun control argument you hear every day on Facebook)
Gun violence is a human rights issue, a legal issue, a health issue, a taxation issue, and, above all, a conscience issue.
As many men and women struggle to deal with what happened on Sunday morning, our collective responses—not reactions—deserve closer examination.
Alex Yarde argues that if America was a bar patron and guns were alcohol—we’d have been cut off a LONG time ago.
Yes, 19 people can cause terrible suffering, but a million men working together, aggregating their individual acts of kindness into a global movement for social good, is infinitely more powerful.
What’s our message?: After the Orlando shooting, America must define and distribute widely its message in order to combat self-radicalization.
The most powerful rebuttal to violence and hatred is love. So let yours shine.
The smallest act of compassion can inspire the greatest movement of healing.
I never met the good people who were shot in the Pulse Club in Orlando, but I feel I know them somehow. Their injuries and their passing hit me like the death of old trusted friends whose loss to me is palpable.
The aftermath of the shooting at a gay club in Orlando is reverberating across the issues of hate crimes, LGBT rights, politics, gun control, how we define terrorism, how we talk about these issues and what actions we take. Please join us—few things are more important than this.