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Get Out of Facebook and Into the N.R.A.’s Face

Wednesday  23:09,   21 february 2018
The New York Times

Only raw electoral power can beat the gun lobby.Cameron Kasky, a 17-year-old at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who survived last week’s mass shooting, wrote a beautiful essay for that declared: “At the end of the day, the students at[...]

Guns Aren't the Only Problem After the Florida School Shooting

Wednesday  23:09,   21 february 2018
U.S. News & World Report - Health

We should be talking more about motives in the wake of the Parkland shooting.Long before there was Marjorie Stoneman Douglas or Sandy Hook or even Columbine, there was a little-known event at Bath Consolidated School in the small town of Bath,[...]

7 ways to help prevent school shootings

Wednesday  19:42,   21 february 2018

It's important not to let the debate get in the way of action. Here are seven interrelated ideas that can move our country forward toward actual solutions that reduce school shootings, writes Ron Avi Astor.Some argue for stricter gun control[...]

Cal Thomas: The Billy Graham I knew

Wednesday  18:31,   21 february 2018
FOX News

In my long career in journalism, I have met many famous people, but none of them impressed me as much as William Franklin "Billy" Graham.In my long career in journalism, I have met many famous people, but none of them impressed me as much[...]

Trump's audacious whopper: He's tough on Russia

Wednesday  18:31,   21 february 2018

The president provides Russia with a sympathetic ear.The Post[...]

Conservatives are now attacking survivors of school shootings

Wednesday  17:56,   21 february 2018
The Week

The conservative movement has two new enemies: the FBI and the survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. At far-right Gateway Pundit, Lucian Wintrich managed to package them into one stark raving headline, casting aspersions on[...]

Friends And Family Need To Get Guns Away From Disturbed People

Wednesday  00:35,   21 february 2018
The Federalist

Now is the time for neighbors, friends, and family to be more actively involved in creating a barrier between disturbed individuals and firearms. In a recent monologue, Fox News’ Greg Gutfield said the motto “If you see something, then say[...]

To stop mass shootings, fix culture of hate

Wednesday  00:35,   21 february 2018

Sally Kohn says that if we want to prevent future mass shootings, we must address the pervasive hatred that exists within our communities and society at large.Hate is a problem that affects all of us, a reality we were reminded of when Nikolas Cruz[...]

Don’t blame ‘Washington.’ Blame the GOP.

Wednesday  00:01,   21 february 2018

On guns, DACA and many other issues, Republican politicians are blocking what’s popular.Dysfunctional Washington refuses to work out its differences to solve problems that matter to[...]

Juan Williams: Evangelicals sell their souls for Trump

Tuesday  18:13,   20 february 2018
FOX News

When it comes to the Stormy Daniels story, it is hard for me to understand the silence from evangelical Christians. Let it sink in: It is now confirmed that the president’s personal lawyer paid a porn star for her silence.After the story broke, a[...]

Opinions | Trump, panicking, reveals the depths of his awfulness

Tuesday  17:43,   20 february 2018

The president hides behind the bodies of the Florida shooting victims.Load[...]

Respect First, Then Gun Control

Tuesday  17:42,   20 february 2018
The New York Times

One reaction to the Florida school shooting is the shaming of supporters of gun rights. But there’s a more productive approach.Load[...]

The Media Attacked Trump For Smiling In Photos With Shooting Victims – Obama Did The Same

Tuesday  03:00,   20 february 2018
The Daily Caller

This is just blatant[...]

Whatever Trump Is Hiding Is Hurting All of Us Now

Tuesday  02:57,   20 february 2018
The New York Times

He either believes Putin’s denials, or more likely, is afraid of what the Russians have on him.Our democracy is in serious[...]

Parkland student: My generation won't stand for this

Monday  01:31,   19 february 2018

Cameron Kasky, a survivor of the Parkland shooting, writes that he is demanding Americans take action and vote those in the back pockets of gun lobbyists out of office once and for all.I thought it was going to be a wonderful day. My high school,[...]