Category Archives: gun safety

Wear Orange Weekend Next Weekend!

Everytown For Gun Safety sponsoring Wear Orange Weekend From the Everytown email: I wanted to make sure you didn’t miss your chance to sign up for a Wear Orange weekend event for June 7th – June 9th! We’re now at … Continue reading

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Tragedy Never Ends With Gun Deaths

Toward the end of last week and the beginning of this week America was saddened once again when two of the most horrific mass killings in our history wrote yet another chapter. As New Zealand was dealing very forcefully with … Continue reading

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“March For Our Lives” In Des Moines Sunday

*SUNDAY: March for Our Lives in Des Moines* Speakers & march scheduled for 1:30 PM at state capitol Des Moines, Iowa — Led by local students, Iowans of all backgrounds will march together on Sunday at the state capitol for … Continue reading

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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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