Category Archives: firearms

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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Florida’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ in Iowa?

To the Editor, Certainly the good people of the 17th Iowa House District on the gentile slopes of western Iowa and their neighbors across the state are too wise to be herded like sheep by Rep. Matt Winschitl of Missouri … Continue reading

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ALEC: The Republican 50 State Strategy

Remember a few years back when Howard Dean was chair of the Democratic Party? Remember how he had this great idea called the 50 state strategy where Democrats organized and competed in all 50 states? Remember that it worked pretty … Continue reading

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Ways To Control Guns

In a recent incident, a 3 year old boy Timorej Smith in Greenville, S.C. shot himself with a pink hand gun that he thought was a toy We seem to be so hung up on a phrase in the second … Continue reading

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Control Firearms

A few weeks back I wrote about the fire at Our Lady of Angels school in Chicago in December of 1958 to compare the reaction to the reaction of the shootings at Sandy Hook. Good people were horrified after each. … Continue reading

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