Prayers are not going to fix the fact that each year 30,000 deaths and many more injuries are caused by firearm violence. Recognizing gun violence for the public health problem it is might.
According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation there are 5-10 million of these massacre machines out there in the US. With all of this potentially large scale lethality floating around, the muzzle velocity of the MCX and other similar assault-type rifles is particularly important
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Ryan's dream now lies in tatters. It has become something of a nightmare, really. In fact, Ryan has had no more success in getting his caucus to agree on anything than John Boehner managed.
The sad irony is that those who finally do use their gun for the purpose for which it was designed - to kill or wound another human being - overwhelmingly wish afterwards that the gun had never gone off. This is the final and bitter twist.
Politicon took place June 25 and 26 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Convention Center. What is Politicon, you ask? Vanity Fair described it best as "a Comic-Con style event for political aficionados," while the Huffington Post called it "the Coachella of politics."
This act I ask of you is huge. I ask that we all let go of our anger and hate and instead embrace love. As the equations above show, love is the only answer.
People on each side agree the threat from violence is real, but support different responses to that threat - either regulate the sale of guns or make sure a gun is in the hand of every good guy.
The military-industrial-counterterrorism complex teaches that it is better to inflict massive injustice than to take a measured risk of being the victim of injustice.
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The Republican representatives called the Democrat's quiet protest a publicity stunt. What do you think everything they do in the government is? A publicity stunt to keep an office or advance fellow party members or show the country who's the damn boss.
We cannot change other people's minds. But we must try to help people see the implications of their decision. One candidate is sane and experienced, has a detailed grasp of policy, and knows world leaders. The other is gaspingly ignorant, shoots from the hip, and is openly contemptuous toward women and minorities.
It's no secret that members of communities of color suffer the highest rates of gun violence. And they're members of the LGBT community too. In fact, most of the victims in the Orlando massacre were Latino or African American.
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