Category Archives: gun control

Reminder: Victims Of Gun Violence Scarred For Life

Cooper Roberts, 8 year old victim of the July 4th Highland Park shooting, has a long haul ahead of him (35 seconds) It has been what? around 50 days since the mass shooting by a teenager during a July 4th … Continue reading

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Gun Violence In America

Guns in America: 16 Charts You Need to See I came across this article from the Reader’s Digest the other day. It is a fairly quick read chock full of statistics that make it very clear just how pervasive guns … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Becomes Law

On June 25, 2022, President Joe Biden signed into law S.2938, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. The bill passed the U.S. Senate by a vote of 65-33, and the U.S. House by a vote of 234-193. Chuck Grassley, Randy Feenstra, … Continue reading

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Gun Violence: A Public Health Crisis

In July, Blog for Iowa will present some different news sources on Feature Friday as the regular editors take summer break. This week is a blog post from International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War on the relationship between … Continue reading

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Return Iowa To Normalcy

As the J6 Committee hearings roll on there is little question that the then president was the driving force behind an attempt to end our constitutional government in the US after some 230 years. There had been little question before … Continue reading

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Money In Politics: The Root Of All Evil

We are in what I often think of as the Patriotic days of summer. From Flag Day on June 14th, when the flag was adopted by the Continental Congress through Juneteenth when all the slaves finally learned they were free … Continue reading

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Franken Nails Grassley In Campaign Email

Don’t forget that voting ends in the Iowa primaries this coming Tuesday June 7th. For Democrats in Iowa the premiere race is selecting who will be facing Grassley in the midterm election. While most of our races have one candidate, … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The Current Gun Crisis

Sam Bee compendium of gun mass shooting shows: (36 minutes). Not sure when this was on – probably over a year ago. “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” ~ … Continue reading

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I Just Don’t Know What To Say

Does it ever seem like we have been on a merry-go-round for the past 40 years? Slowly picking up speed but constantly going through the same experiences? We seem to learn nothing along the way that will help us turn … Continue reading

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The High Five

Once again we bring you Friday’s version of ProgessIowa’s High Five Newsletter. This is a good newsletter to use to follow Iowa’s Republican dominated legislature while they are in session:   Happy Friday! Did anyone else have Iowa in their final … Continue reading

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