Articles Tagged “NRA”

  • Modest Proposals to Address Gun Violence

    The state of our gun laws is not because of the Supreme Court’s decision in District of Columbia v. Heller that established the “right of an individual to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, but rather the power of the NRA on its members, Congress, and many politicians across the country.

  • Jimmy Kimmel – This is For You

    Nearly every single mass murderer in the United States these past few decades had one thing in common besides guns; they were using legally prescribed psychotropic drugs during or just prior to their deadly rampage.

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    Will We Learn From the Charleston Killings?

    In this violent nation of ours, there seems to be a disconnect between our Second Amendment “right to keep and bear arms” and the number of mass killings in this country.

  • It’s Show Time! And Violence is Golden

    It’s doubtful anyone can prove a direct link between “movie violence” and the abhorrent level of murder by guns in the US. But it is certainly part of the reinvigorated and broader debate on gun control following the horrifying mass murders at the Newtown Elementary School – an issue caught in the “cultural violence” element of the debate that also includes video games, television and the like.

  • 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.