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Massachusetts Bill Would Give People, Not The Government, Right To Decide Gun Control Issue

Mike Weisser | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The fact that the bill gives us the responsibility to protect people from using a gun to hurt themselves is something that the NRA wouldn't even understand, even though "We The People" is emblazoned on virtually every NRA poster that you can find.

A Lifelong Hunter and Gun Owner for Responsible Gun Laws

Seamus McGraw | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics
Seamus McGraw

It's time to set the record straight. The weapons and magazines that the gun lobby is protecting are anything but sporting weapons. In fact, in several states, including my own, they can only be legally used to kill one thing: people.

Violence Begets Violence

Paula Gordon | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Thirty years of gun-slinging mass murder American style had almost pushed me into mute hopelessness. But feelings of despair offer no answers, so I went looking for antidotes. I had found two, before the horrific gates of gun violence hell touched my own family.

Trayvon Martin's Death Ignites Our Outrage on Several Fronts

Gregory Floyd | Posted 07.16.2012 | New York
Gregory Floyd

The economy is important, but it is not everything. Jobs are vital, but they are nothing if we cannot walk down the street without fear of bullets flying overhead.