Category Archives: Guns

When Gun Facts Aren’t

We have a serious problem with gun violence. Believe it or not, just about everyone agrees on that point. The disagreement (putting it politely) concerns what ought to be done about it. There are numerous iterations and nuances between them, but there … Continue reading

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If We Were All Just Christians, then Gun Violence Would…

…still be a problem. Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you know that we’ve had yet another mass shooting at a school. On October 1, 2015 a man who legally purchased all his guns went on a murder spree … Continue reading

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Oregon Passes Universal Background Check Law for ALL Gun Sales. That’s a Win.

I just stirred the pot on Twitter with the @NRA regarding Oregon’s new law requiring background checks for ALL gun sales (internet and private sales were previously exempt). I know, I know, probably not the best way to approach NRA types. … Continue reading

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Trayvon Martin and the Insanity of Gun Culture

I’ve waited to think for awhile before spouting off yet another internet opinion on this case, but the time has come. In case you’ve been living in a cave, the verdict was returned this past week: George Zimmerman was found … Continue reading

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In Guns We Trust

This is the second installment of recent efforts on my blog to engage the topic of guns in the United States (assault rifles, high-capacity magazines -or clips- and armor-piercing bullets in particular). The first one can be found here: If … Continue reading

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