Category Archives: gun safety

Statement In Response To Santa Fe High School Shooting

For Immediate Release: May 18, 2018 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 Progress Iowa Issues Statement In Response To Santa Fe High School Shooting Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa Executive Director Matt Sinovic issued the following statement in reaction to … Continue reading

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Lockdown!

From Progress Iowa: Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa today released a new video highlighting the need to enact common sense gun laws in Iowa. The advertisement, entitled Lockdown, shows a text message conversation between a parent and student during … Continue reading

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Activism Picking Up Next Week

Columbine Anniversary Believe it or not, this Friday, April 20th,  is the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre.  In our now upside down world the horror of the events at Columbine didn’t drive our country to a sober assessment of … Continue reading

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America’s War On Kids

video 4 minutes, not safe for work Seems like there has always been a war on kids in this country. However, since Nixon’s brilliant strategy of getting back at the hippies and blacks for their part in the civil rights … Continue reading

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Teacher At MSD Teaches Students To Challenge Special Interests

    Much of the nation has been overwhelmed by the composure and courage of the students from Marjory Steadman Douglas High School. The courage they have shown in the face of the usual intimidating practices of NRA politicians and … Continue reading

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Controlled Experiment Shows Good Guy With Gun Doesn’t Fare Well

From the blurb on youtube.com for this video: Published on Apr 21, 2010 The controlled study documented in these videos show that concealed carry permit holders are fooling themselves if they think they will be able to react effectively to … Continue reading

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Grassley Scapegoats The Mentally Ill

Chuck Grassley is having a few town halls this week and once again he is avoiding most of the population of Iowa by going to rural venues where he will be expecting friendly crowds. The list of his town halls … Continue reading

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It’s Not The Women, It’s The Men

Some of my friends and acquaintances are women who carry handguns. I’m not worried about getting shot by my lunch partner. I also don’t feel more secure knowing she has a handgun in her purse. It used to be a … Continue reading

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Iowa Must Change New Open Carry Law

wcfcourier.com/news/opinion/columnists/iowa-must-change-new-open-carry-law By Washington, D.C., standards it was cold that first day of March 1954. The sky was overcast with rain, a relatively strong southerly wind and the temperatures hung in the low to mid-50s. The four arrived around noon at … Continue reading

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What, Me Worry?

The following is a letter to the editor from Larry Hodgden of Tipton. Larry is an Army veteran and former chair of the Cedar County Democrats. A recent Gazette letter reminded me of this warning to all of us. Reverend … Continue reading

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