These senators have heard from their constituents — who polls show overwhelmingly favored expanding background checks. And still these senators decided to do nothing. Shame on them. Gabrielle Giffords, in her New York Times OpEd this morning
The Anti-Defamation League recently launched the Imagine a World Without Hate video and action campaign. Let’s all do our part to work towards this vision.(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
The Super Bowl statistic we aren’t talking about. via The Enliven Project: 1 out of 6 men on the field next Sunday could be survivors of sexual violence. That’s right, 1 out of 6. Just to be clear, we don’t know whether specific players have had specific experiences. We simply want to you to look… Continue reading
* We need a cultural shift with respect to violence now, and we all have a role to play. Advocating for gun control laws is certainly a big piece of it. Having more awareness, scientific understanding, and resources for mental health is another huge component. Rethinking the role of and messaging from media in times… Continue reading
When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of “disaster,” I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are… Continue reading
I saw this article and was not surprised at all; I’ve been fearing this for months. via halphillips: I really think this is something we’re going to hear a LOT more about over the next few years. It is now possible to buy a printer that will let you make your own guns. This is not… Continue reading A working gun has been made using a 3-D printer.
He can’t attend any strip clubs and can only attend nightclubs if they are approved by the team and he has a security team with him. One of the stipulations by which Dez Bryant can play this season. This is how you punish violence in sports, it seems.
Trayvon Martin, God bless him, an innocent kid, a wonderful kid, a box of Skittles in his hands. He didn’t deserve to die. But I bet you money, if he didn’t have that hoodie on, that nutty neighborhood watch guy wouldn’t have responded in that violent and aggressive way. Geraldo Rivera, Fox News host You… Continue reading
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