Tag Archive: Gun Control

Dec 03

Enough “#Pray For ___” and More “#Action For___”

I’m so sick of this. Our communities are in a cycle of “pray for’s” and I’m tired of it. Here’s how it goes: Some tragedy occurs in a community and it elevated to a nation story. We collectively pain over the situation, look to for ways to help/cope/share. A “#Pray For ___ ” hashtag starts …

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Oct 02

A Mass Shooting…Again.

Once again, our communities are about to proceed down the road of discussing guns, gun laws, reform of guns policy, the Second Amendment… and then end up with a whole lot of nothing. The cynic in us all immediately goes to this sensibility, but that cynic is also that part of you that can remember. …

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Jan 17

Gun Control? Community Safety? Whatever It’s Called, Keep It a Debate not Soundbites

Whoa… this gun control/violence-in-our-society debate is pretty heavy. It’s almost too much to keep talking about, let alone write about.  All sides of this topic are now rallying for what will be the inevitable battle of how this rhetoric, public posturing, and television appearances finally turn into public policy… and governing. And that’s when this …

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