Category Archives: gun control

Marketing Death Machines To Children

Got this email the other day from Everytown For Gun Safety. This on the heals of one 6 year old child shooting his teacher in Virginia and a video showing a 4 year old child in diapers wandering around his … Continue reading

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Domestic Terrorism: Electric Substations Under Attack

Last Monday, Rachel Maddow did a 12 minute segment on attacks on America’s electric infrastructure. Attacks on our electric system is not new. They are sure vulnerable. Folks may remember that there have been cyber attacks on our electric systems  … Continue reading

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“America Is A Gun”

Another day, another mass murder in America. No other country has this problem.  In a country that blathers on and on about “freedom” there can can be no real freedom until we overthrow the tyranny of the gun. In his … Continue reading

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Thanks, Kids

As I write this we still don’t know who will be in power in Congress. Will Democrats retain control of the US House? Will they retain leadership in the US Senate? Or will the extremist Republican Party take control of … Continue reading

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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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