Articles Tagged “2nd amendment”

  • Keeping Firearms from the Mentally Ill

    The Obama administration announced January 3 executive actions intended to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing a rule whereby states can submit information on such people to the National Criminal Background Check System (NICS).

  • Only in America

    The massacre in the Aurora movie theater should surprise no one. After Virginia Tech, after Columbine, after Jordan Lee Loughner’s assault on Gabby Giffords, it should surprise no one. And that’s just the latest. Count on it, it’s going to happen again.

  • Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman.

    Trayvon Martin Killing:
    Let Investigations Run Their Course

    The Justice Department will determine whether Zimmerman violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which among other things, outlaws major forms of discrimination against African Americans and women, including racial segregation. The 911 tape indicates Zimmerman may have used the word “coon” when referring to Martin. Martin is Black while Zimmerman’s father is White and his mother is Latino.

  • I Hate it When I’m Right

    I Hate it When I’m Right

    There are times you just hope you are wrong. Several years ago, I warned about parents needing to get more involved in their children’s lives, but it was not heard by enough people, whose voices just might have been able to prevent the recent murders of students at a school in Ohio.

  • One dead, two injured in Mission District shooting

    One dead, two injured in Mission District shooting

    By Laura Dudnick March 16, 2008 One person was killed and two more injured after a shooting in San Francisco’s Mission District just before 1 a.m. today, according to officials. The shooting was reported in…