Tag Archives: gun violence
On the occasion of her 100th birthday, Polly shares some thoughts about gun control, the CIA, Holiday Hoop-la, positive corporate direction, and Iceland. By Polly Mann Southside Pride December 9, 2019 HOLIDAY HOOP-LA Among the many catalogs I receive at Christmas is one from Hammacher Schlemmer. Just why I don’t know. I’ve never bought so […]
On March 24, 2018, joining thousands upon thousands of other marchers around the country and around the world, 18,000 students and friends marched from Harriet Island on the Mississippi River in St. Paul to the state capitol where they were joined by several thousand more people for a rally for gun control. All Minnesota photos […]
In her eye-opening study of the Second Amendment, Dunbar-Ortiz exposes the racist roots of America’s gun culture.
Militarism provides ideological support for policies that protect gun owners and sellers rather than children.
For every incident Stinchfield cited to make the case that the left is violent, there are examples of the right being just as violent, if not more so.
Because everyday gun violence is concentrated in racially segregated neighborhoods, it’s easy for millions of Americans to think they won’t be affected.
“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. POSTED BY ADMINISTRATOR LA Progressive March 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote these words in his April 1963 Letter from a Birmingham Jail, in the same […]
When Wars Come Home “A warrior society values its armed forces as heroic protectors of freedom, sending a message that the use of guns is morally essential.” By Charles Derber and Yale Magrass Tuesday, 19 February 2013 Truthout | Op-Ed Police officers at a checkpoint during the manhunt Christopher Dorner, an ex-Los Angeles cop accused of three killings, […]