With the understanding that even our political officials are refusing to protect us from these monsters, it is up to us to be the advocates for sensible gun legislation to use our democratic power to promote change.
If you are planning to attend this week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, please be sure to leave your tennis balls at home. But if you want to bring your fully loaded AR-15 assault rifle, please, feel free.
I feel as if I have a responsibility as an artist to bring awareness to harm caused by guns.
Let us come together with the maturity to listen to others experiences and the humbleness to do whatever necessary to create a world where all are valued, protected and given opportunity to live the American Dream.
As the attacks between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump intensify, the recent shootings in Baton Rouge, Dallas and Orlando have put the spotlight on t...
Let's forget that violent crime continues to decline. Let's forget that the number of times that guns are used to prevent crimes is too small to be found.
There I sat in a non-descript ballroom in downtown Denver on a sweltering June day, listening to Hillary Clinton speak about the staggering inequalities women in the U.S. still face, while two blocks away, a man walked into the Colorado Recycling Association offices, shot his ex-wife multiple times and then fatally shot himself.
I finally had to take a stand and personally ask all my friends on Facebook to stop putting anything on my timeline from a website that is involved with propaganda for either side of any political, religious or racist movement!
There are 90 Americans who are shot and killed every day in America, and, outside of their families and friends, we as a nation rarely grieve for them.
Every era has its representative figure. The Neolithic era had the Farmer. The avatar of the Middle Ages was the Monk, bent over an illuminated manus...
Neither hate, nor fear, nor violence should be part of daily life. Health care professionals must speak up to protect everyone's civil rights, their lives, and the well-being of our communities.
I don't know what to say. I love to write. It's what I do first thing in the early morn before the sun rises and it is often the last thing I do be...
New regulation would need to be very restrictive. Millions of these guns would have to be removed from circulation to see any measurable effect on public safety, a politically impossible lift.
"We are truly in a battle with pure hate in this country," Hayes said. "We must learn to use our words when we disagree and not resort to violence."
Perhaps, like Trump's simplistic categorization of people by race, this "good guy/bad guy" nonsense is a way to avoid thinking about the complexities of modern life and the changes that are actually needed to make it safe -- in other words, to protect the status quo.
Let me start by saying two things: 1) I doubt we will ever amend the Second Amendment, but I think it is necessary to have a conversation about the idea. 2) We should not have to amend the Second Amendment.