More than one third of women murdered in the US are killed by male intimate partners and the brazen murders expose several disturbing truths about domestic violence.
Imagine what our lives would look like if for the last several decades, the snack food industry had put a portion of every bag of chips ever purchased into a fund set aside strictly to promote and preserve your personal right to crunch.
It's been a year since my niece, Becca, was murdered in her college room by the guy she'd just broken up with. A year since he shot her to death in her sleep then turned the gun on himself -- another "good guy with a gun" who wasn't.
Mr. Malone, are you the mailman who wants to help deliver the news that some sanity needs to be injected into our gun culture? Or are you the gunman whose silence helps perpetuate the killing? The shot clock's running.
Traveling from city to city in the U.S. and having the gut wrenching task of asking people to relive their most heartbreaking moments, I began to see through the smoke and mirrors the NRA has so masterfully created.
It's a common story: Friends gather for dinner, one friend kills another, and the result is that the hostess is never thanked for all the work she ...
Not only is violence sanctioned in the American legal fabric, but when efforts are made to curb violence through lawful means, the gun lobby and its sycophants in and out of the media resist such efforts on a continuous and usually successful basis.
With the Brady Campaign's recent endorsement of Hillary Clinton, many would assume she is the candidate with the best credentials on guns. Bernie Sand...
President Obama admitted something in his State of the Union speech that most politicians are loathe to do. Failure. He has not succeeded in gettin...
Once Bernie wins the Democratic nomination -- the presidency is obviously and undoubtedly his on a platter.
President Obama is showing the country where many of our problems are with gun regulation and he has taken steps to educate the American people. President Obama and the Democratic candidates are on the right side of history.
Last week President Obama took modest, but politically courageous, executive actions on guns. Despite the well-established popularity of strengthening background checks, the move was panned by the Republican Speaker and most Republican Presidential candidates. But there is far more to the contentious debate on guns than simply a favor/oppose question on any one policy, and more than discussions of a "gun culture" that gun law advocates supposedly don't get.
There is a conversation to be had on the gun issue, not between NRA lobbyists and Senators and Congressmen, but from the ground up. The people who profit from gun sales, and the candidates using fear of "the government taking your guns" to sway votes can wait in the hallway.
Only in the minds of gun enthusiasts is an action that is "legally meaningless" construed as the president repealing the second amendment. The president is not coming to take your guns.
Now that the primaries are getting a lot closer, some are doing mental pretzel-bends to rationalize their gut feeling about Trump's inevitable loss (since their gut feeling can't possibly be wrong, of course.)
At a press conference early Friday morning, National Rifle Association Executive Vice-President Wayne LaPierre broke down into uncontrollable sobbing when he started talking to reporters about "all the guns that won't get sold after people fail Obama's background checks."