Georgia's Governor Nathan Deal has to determine whether HB 859, the "Campus Carry" law passed by the Georgia legislature, should be signed. While I'm sure the authors of the bill had good intentions, it violates nearly every Republican principle on the books.
In February 2013, a year before Eddie Zee Holmes was killed, the NRA lobbied against a law that would have required Washington State residents to store their guns safely. If the bill had passed, Eddie might still be alive. But the NRA and gun company executives put profits ahead of safety.
When I look at the 2nd Amendment as an Article in the Bill of Rights, one thing jumps out at me which the gun debate seems to have overlooked, namely, that it is the only Article in the Bill of Rights that protects only a certain group of individuals: people who decide to own guns.
Gun blasts, images of fear and death, and violence erupting in otherwise calm communities competes with the motivating image of the stars and stripes ...
The Soviet Union seemed permanent and invincible, until it didn't. When it fell, far more suddenly than anyone thought it would or could, the festering rot of decades was exposed to the world. We're seeing this happen, in real time, with the Republican Party.
Move over Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. There's a new Republican candidate for President and the political race is in turmoil again.
Someone dies from gun violence every 16 minutes in America. YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT is a series of frank interviews with passionate men and w...
"We live in a country that has largely glamorized the myth of the armed hero who protects the powerless and saves the day."
As a father, my mind is spinning. I'm thinking about being 12 years old and hearing the news of Columbine -- being shocked at this historic atrocity and wondering how this could ever happen. And, I am thinking about how my son will grow up with this scene as a normal state of living.
YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT is a series of frank interviews with passionate men and women who are leaders, activists and influencers on the subject of gun violence in America.
Amidst the tears and pain, mothers are banning together in large numbers and massive diversity across the United States lobbying for stricter gun laws, spreading love and hope on some of Chicago's toughest streets and sending the message that action is needed now.
At long last there is gun related news that does not implicate the second amendment.
I immersed myself in the movement to stop gun violence in order to identify concrete steps that individuals can take to challenge gun culture, promote responsibility and advocate for effective laws. Here's what I learned.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's passing is a shock to die-hard conservatives for good reason. He was the bastion and spokesperson of the originalist interpretation of the Constitution, which meant any law had to divine the original intentions of the founding white male fathers of our nation.
Although our backgrounds, experiences and the challenges we face in our work are as complex as the causes and the solutions to this epidemic, all have shown that there is more that can be done to end this senseless loss of human life.
Scientists at the National Center for Health Statistics at the CDC just published a research letter in JAMA, reporting on a comparison of life expecta...