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A Silent Bulletproof Prayer For Our Nation

  by Michael Skolnik This morning I was awoken by sounds of a nine month baby boy trying to learn how to talk. Before the sun shed her glory upon this great nation and through my bedroom windows, I could … Continue reading

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Newtown Anniversary: Why Nothing Was Done in Response (Again)

By Brian Lowry Looking back on the column I wrote in the immediate aftermath of the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012, it appears my analysis was about half-right. But it was correct in the way … Continue reading

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The Most Likely Place a Child Will Be Killed by a Gun? Home.

By Mark Follman In testimony given a few weeks after the mass shooting in Newtown, gun rights lobbyist Gayle Trotter emphasized to US senators that the best way for women to keep themselves and their children safe was to be … Continue reading

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In Newtown, memorials are gone but reminders are everywhere

By Lee Higgins Just two weeks after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December, the elaborate memorials that drew hundreds of mourners from around the country came down. Gone were the 26 Christmas trees — one for each … Continue reading

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More Than Half of Americans Now Have Tougher Gun Laws

By Mark Follman An unthinkable massacre ignites an intense national debate. Then, Congress does nothing. The powerful gun lobby wins again. End of story. So went the popular narrative last spring with the collapse of gun control legislation on Capitol … Continue reading

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At Least 194 Children Have Been Shot to Death Since Newtown

By Mark Follman You’ve heard this story before, the one that played out again the week of Thanksgiving—this time in Lakeland, Florida—where 2-year-old Taj Ayesh got his little hands on his father’s loaded pistol, pulled the trigger, and crumpled to the ground. … Continue reading

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Gallery of Cowards

Yesterday’s vote in the Senate is again proof that Congress is out of touch with the wishes of the American people. They don’t just cower and are the minions of special interests but they also succumb to their own greed and … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To End Gun Violence

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We’re all to blame for Newtown

By Rebecca and Jon Bond We can all impact culture. The news out of Newtown is once again a punch in the gut and heart. Adam Lanzas mother planned on giving her son money for a shiny new gun for Christmas, had … Continue reading

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While Feds Debate, States Take Up Gun Fight

In the wake of the Newtown shooting, President Obama repeatedly called for new gun-control legislation, insisting in his State of the Union address that such measures at least “deserve a vote.” On the Congressional level, high-profile bills making it a … Continue reading

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