These recommendations are offered (again) with love, not one ounce of blame, gratitude for anyone making even the tiniest effort to affect positive change, and hope for a better understanding in the not-so-distant future.
We like to deny there's an issue with profiling or racism or discrimination or whatever you want to call it in this country. That's the equivalent of There, there, it's all in your head, dear.
There is a vital question to be answered in this pluralistic and diverse nation - Who is your neighbor? Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton's answers to the question will be revealing. The soul and character of the United States of America depends on how we answer this question.
One bit of gun news that might not set well with people who are trying to figure out what to do about this curse called gun violence (and it is a curse) is contained in an AP poll that was published this past week.
You're encouraged to not take life for granted, and cherish every day with the ones you love. But that seems difficult to do when you wake up each day sentenced to a routine of 9 to 5. You start to really wonder why you're here. What's the point? What's our purpose? We're not just taking life for granted, we're taking lives for granted.
On a morning in April of 2014, a Northern Virginia political activist and photographer named Drew Kleinbrink was facing a time of deep emotional cris...
America is afraid. There is fear of daily new terror attacks here or abroad. There is growing fear of rampant domestic gun violence. Fear that this pe...
While I find this a tall order, one that I may never fill, this concept of warriorship offers me a sense of the direction, the "True North" of the practice. It also serves as a different reference point from what familiar bromides offer.
As humans we seek connection with one another, and in the diaspora of daily life, sometimes those connections are forced upon us. We can try to find common ground with each other as a means to make these fleeting connections palatable.
As we all wind down from another safe and successful Pride weekend in San Diego, I can’t help but think about how the LGBT community has the pow...
Is this really the best that these large, economically productive, educationally advanced, and technologically sophisticated nations can do? If so, the world is in big trouble.
Corine Woodley, mother of the Baton Rouge police shooter Gavin Eugene Long, in an EXCLUSIVE conversation shares revealing details unknown until now about her troubled son.
As much as Cleveland might like to set more reasonable limits on where people can openly carry guns, the city is handcuffed. In 2006, the gun lobby's allies in the Ohio general assembly overrode a Republican governor's veto and made "preemption" the law.
I don't pretend to speak for the unconscionable number killed at the wrong end of a firearm. From Baton Rouge to Chicago, Dallas, Ferguson, Orlando, S...
When people are armed and outraged, the world so easily collapses into us vs. them. All complexity vanishes. People's life purpose clarifies into a simplistic certainty: Kill the enemy. Indeed, sacrifice your life to do so, if necessary.
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.