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Good Guys With Guns

Dear Good Guy With A Gun: You Scare Me

Melissa Bartick | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics
Melissa Bartick

If you are someone who wants to carry a gun around to be that Good Guy hero, please know that I don't feel safe around you. I feel terrified around you. You are not my hero. When I see a gun, I start to sweat and my pulse goes up.

Gun Lovers Love Good Guys With Guns -- Until They Realize Good Guys With Guns Can't Stop Gun Violence

Brian Joyce | Posted 10.04.2016 | Politics
Brian Joyce

Our latest mass shooting in Oregon - which did NOT occur in a gun-free zone - is just the latest reminder that good guys with guns, as good as their intentions might be, are oftentimes no match for bad guys with guns.

'Good Guy With a Gun' Stories Are a Lot Less Common Than the NRA Wants You to Believe

Mike Weisser | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Every time there's a mass shooting, it ignites the debate about whether guns make us more or less safe. And even though the NRA has been surprisingly silent since the Charleston massacre, they have plenty of surrogates running the virtues of the 'armed citizen' up the rhetorical flagpole

Sabrina Siddiqui

Iowa GOP Candidate Cites Gabby Giffords Shooting As Reason He Carries Gun To Statehouse | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican candidate for Congress said he sometimes carries a gun to the Iowa Statehouse because of the 2011 attack on former Rep. Gab...

Thoughts From 'A Good Guy With a Gun'

Dani Meier | Posted 03.09.2013 | Education
Dani Meier

As someone who has worked in K-12 schools and colleges for a quarter century, let me suggest a few reasons why bringing my gun to school is not the answer to gun violence in America.