Tag Archives: gun violence

It’s The Guns

There is a Facebook post currently being circulated that offers an illuminating analogy.  It is posted below. Also, I would like to pose the question, why is it only gun owners that seem to have NO IDEA that we have … Continue reading

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Father’s Day In America 2015

Father’s Day should be a time for families to enjoy spending time together. For some 30,000 families again this year, gun violence has removed a member or members of such a celebration. That is nearly 100 people that lose their … Continue reading

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Newtown: Two Years Later

Who can forget the stunning news two years ago tomorrow. A mass shooting in a grade school. A grade school for God’s sake. Twenty kids under 7 killed in cold blood. Perhaps the worst horror anyone could imagine. Civilians dying … Continue reading

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The Obstructed View: Gun Proliferation Is The Problem

A few people have such a religious-like fixation on guns as all powerful and inerrant instruments of do-and-undo violence that they would even press them into the hands of a blind person, blame places that for safety are to be … Continue reading

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I Saw A Picture Of A Child Today

Early morning, before the sun came up. I was beginning the day with the usual checking of news and blogs. One post had a story of how one mother from Newtown was grieving the loss her son. Her son was 6 … Continue reading

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Guns And Civility In Cedar County

Regarding the Cedar County Democrats Central Committee February meeting on Feb 12: Thank you to Larry Hodgden and Sheriff Wethington for working together to provide a community forum about gun issues.  There was a good turnout.I thank the Sheriff for … Continue reading

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Kaul: How To End Gun Violence In America Round 2

Deploying Satire at My Own Risk      Link by Donald Kaul  I think I hit a nerve. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a thoughtful, well-reasoned column suggesting ways to cut down on gun violence in our ever more violent … Continue reading

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How To End Gun Violence In America

Donald Kaul has come out of retirement to offer his unique voice on how we as a nation should think about and respond to the atrocity in Newtown, Connecticut and our country’s problem with gun violence.  Here is an excerpt … Continue reading

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