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A Belated 2012 Reading List: Some Favorite Titles

Steve Heilig | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
Steve Heilig

This is something of a belated "best of year" list, although there are some older titles I only got to last year included. An eclectic list, modestly offered -- a bit heavy on books on music, but many others, and perhaps something will strike the interest of other readers.

A Little More Regulation Won't Eviscerate the Second Amendment

Caroline Fredrickson | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Caroline Fredrickson

It's estimated that 30,000 people die yearly because of gun violence. More can and should be done to make sure military-style weapons do not wind up in the hands of people bent on harming the rights of innocent people.

What Fuels The Love For Guns In The U.S.?

Al Jazeera | Posted 01.27.2014 | Crime

There are nearly 300 million firearms in the US - which is almost as many guns as there are people. It is, in fact, the most heavily armed country per...

Gun Policy and Safety: Doctors Know Best?

Steve Heilig | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics
Steve Heilig

Years ago, the California Academy of Pediatrics asked me to help develop policy and educational materials regarding having guns in the home, so that doctors could best advise parents on the safest practices on this topic.

Gun Policy: The Continued Triumph of Angry Extremists

Steve Heilig | Posted 12.08.2011 | San Francisco
Steve Heilig

Most Americans support a right to own guns. But most Americans also support significant regulations on that right -- more restrictions and regulation...

Ryan Grim

Dems Eye Novel Solution To Debt Ceiling Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Growing increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for a deal that would raise the debt ceiling, Democratic senators are revisiting a ...

Why the Individual Mandate Is Doomed

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Norman

A majority of American taxpayers will be required to buy health insurance or pay a penalty starting in 2014 if the new healthcare law isn't overturned or revised. I predict it will be.