Category Archives: firearms

Maybe WE CAN Do Something About Guns

Mark Joseph Stern writing on slate.com:   “Imagine this: You’re in a church, or a school, or a concert, or a movie theater, and you hear gunshots. The next thing you know, you wake up in a hospital bed. You learn … Continue reading

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“Shoot Your Neighbor” The New Law In Iowa

If you ever dreamed of living in the old west with its paucity of rules on when and where you could draw your gun, it looks like you may get your wish soon in Iowa. Iowa’s legislature overwhelmingly passed the … Continue reading

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Will Grassley And Ernst Dig In Against Sensible Gun Control Measures?

ACTION ALERT from Iowans for Gun Safety. The Gun Violence Prevention Package introduced in the US Senate on October 8 seeks to close background check loopholes, make background checks better, and shut down the pipeline of illegal guns. You can … Continue reading

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It’s The Guns

There is a Facebook post currently being circulated that offers an illuminating analogy.  It is posted below. Also, I would like to pose the question, why is it only gun owners that seem to have NO IDEA that we have … Continue reading

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I’ll Just Leave This Here

For everyone to think about:

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War On Americans

With the Iowa caucuses approaching you can go to any Republican event and hear one of the mass of Republican candidates harp over and over on the theme of terrorism and the presidential “duty” to “keep America safe.” Yet what … Continue reading

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“So That A Positive Conservative Message”

“can rise to the top of the field.” This is a line that Scott Walker used in his speech retiring his presidential bid for this round. BTW, look out Wisconsin – Walker will be wanting to burnish his right wing … Continue reading

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Newtown: Two Years Later

Who can forget the stunning news two years ago tomorrow. A mass shooting in a grade school. A grade school for God’s sake. Twenty kids under 7 killed in cold blood. Perhaps the worst horror anyone could imagine. Civilians dying … Continue reading

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This Week: A Kick In The Head

Last week was bad enough with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Control (IPCC) telling us that we have about 15 years to straighten the climate out or suffer the really bad consequences. “Straightening out” will mean pretty much stopping any … Continue reading

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MEMO: Legislative Inaction

“The Republicans who run your Iowa House say they won’t approve public school funding for the 2015-2016 school year, even though the law requires it.” MEMO TO: Interested Parties FROM: Matt Sinovic, Progress Iowa Executive Director DATE: February 14th, 2014 … Continue reading

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