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Gun Laws | Gun Laws

christopher-cudworth's picture
Feb.03.2014
It's a common theme now. Following a gun spree, politicians try to improve gun laws but the gun lobby fights them back. Gun killings continue. Just like deaths from cigarettes, America can't seem to get to a point where deaths from guns and cigarettes are intolerable.   We're apparently too...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Feb.03.2014
It's a common theme now. Following a gun spree, politicians try to improve gun laws but the gun lobby fights them back. Gun killings continue. Just like deaths from cigarettes, America can't seem to get to a point where deaths from guns and cigarettes are intolerable.   We're apparently too...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Jan.20.2014
We should all be fascinated at the logic of the gun culture. It bubbles to the surface so frequently now it feels like the carbonation of the culture at large. But it isn't. Its effervescene is injected, not native to society.  Here's why it is so tempting to so many: It feels like the fizz of...
jm-cornwell's picture
Aug.04.2013
My younger sister, Beanie, is a tiny thing compared to the rest of us. Even her two boys tower over her like giants. She is a gentle soul -- most of the time -- and cares for people and animals even when the people and animals are dangerous or simply mean. She always forgives first and she is...
bob-mustin's picture
Jun.29.2013
Time to recap my fave magazines from last month. You may or may not agree with my assessments, so if not drop me a line. If your riposte is well thought out, I'll put it up here.   Harper’s Magazine, June 2013   As I’ve implied in previous posts about Harper’s, they are what they...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Feb.08.2013
The first time you read some statistics posted on the Internet, they seem fake from the get-go. Like this post that began making the rounds during the gun control debates:  More Americans have died just since 1960 from gun incidents — suicides, accidents, and homicides — than died in...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Jan.04.2013
What's going on, Steve? Have you ever noticed that your Facebook "Status" is always asking you this question, "What's happening?" Or, "What's going on...?" Here's what's happening - CHANGE! Little changes. Big changes. Minor ones. Major ones. This will be a year of change - and some of it big - for...
ron-lavalette's picture
Dec.17.2012
  We manage to pass all kinds of laws designed to protect individuals in our society, but apparently gun-restriction isn't one worth considering. I guess it's OK for some guy to bring his guns to my kid's school as long as he buckles his seat belt on the way & doesn't smoke on...
hank-quense's picture
Jul.28.2012
Faux News Network political reporter Stacy Conundrum filed this report from Washington about the Second Amendment. Today, Senator Joshua Blowhard (R) introduced legislation to change the Second Amendment, the one that protects gun rights. "It is essential," Senator Blowhard explained, "that we...
warren-adie-riley's picture
Apr.29.2010
Americans wonder why they are considered "gun freaks" by other countries. They wonder why there are so many American handgun and rifle killings. They wonder why the crime rate is one of the highest in the developed world and that American percentage is climbing. What would give other...