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Now It's the School Police That Are Militarized

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.26.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

In ordering his review of the military weapons programs, Obama said "there is a big difference between our military and our local law enforcement and we don't want to blur those lines." School officials that have armed their police with assault-style weapons have done more than blur that line.

A Message to NRA President Wayne LaPierre: How Dare You?

Gretchen Whitmer | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Gretchen Whitmer

As a mom, the NRA's comments offend me. As a leader in Michigan's capitol, they anger me. It's time we put the politics aside and agree that while guns themselves may not be the cause of what took place last week in Connecticut, we cannot pretend they had nothing to do with it either.