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Another Mass Shooting in America: This Time My Town, Santa Barbara

Terra Trevor | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
Terra Trevor

Before we personally experience a mass shooting within our own community it is easy to distance ourselves and think that mass shootings happen in other places, and to other people. But Friday night drove me to understand that at any moment it can happen.

What's Wrong With Gun Registration?

Tom Harvey | Posted 06.22.2014 | Politics
Tom Harvey

Very few people have serious objections to registration of activities in many other contexts; we register our cars, dogs, bicycles, burglar alarms, births, deaths, marriages and our kids into schools every day. But guns are treated differently. Why?

Right-wing: Regulating Gun Rights -- Bad; Regulating Voting Rights -- Good.

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

For the right-wing, shooting must be protected from any restrictions. Voting, however, must be as restricted as possible.

Got a Gender Gap Problem? Push for Gun Restrictions

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

If Democrats want to know what women want this election season, I encourage their campaign gurus to start talking about an issue that has strong consistent support from women of all ages, races, and locations: gun control.

Coming Soon to a Neighborhood Near You: Trigger-Happy Cops?

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

Cops can be forgiven for believing a next armed attack is inevitable. But that's foolish and fatalistic thinking: Fearful, perpetually on-edge cops are a danger to themselves, and to others.

After Mass Shootings And A Supreme Court Ruling, What is Gallup Thinking?

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Today's Gallup news release, "Support for Gun-Control Laws at All-Time Lows," is one of the most misleading I've seen in a long time.

NRA: Gun Licensing and Registration "Tougher To Criticize" Now

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Now that gun confiscation is off the table, maybe we can start finding some areas of agreement that will help make us all safer.