Posts Tagged ‘gun control’
It’s the mentality.
I have given this subject far more thought than I normally do on politically charged issues, and I have come up with my own theory about gun violence in this country. The way I see it, the problem isn’t the number of guns out...
Presidents — and the people who want more guns — do.
Two months later, and I’m still thinking about those teachers and children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. I guess a lot of other people are thinking about them too. People in the gun industry, for instanc...
Liberals and conservatives should re-examine the basics of our public debates.
Not long after the shooting in Newtown, Conn., I got into a little argument with a good friend about gun control. I lean liberal, he leans conservative. We exchanged the predictable points, and then something strange happened. ...
This video of an eagle allegedly swooping down and snatching a baby freaked me out when I saw it on the news today. I say “allegedly” because the video could be doctored. And I say “freaked me out” becau...
Here’s an interesting statistic: The second-highest rate of gun ownership in the world is in Yemen, a largely tribal, extremely poor country. The highest is in the United States, where there are almost as many guns as people:...