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It seems like the rule of thumb is that the more firearms a country has, the more crime there is. People like the NRA, some LGC members, and some RKBAers would argue otherwise, pointing to More Guns,
by KVoimakas
Comment Count 146 comments on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 07:11 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
First of all, I must contradict my title, to some extent. America has deep divisions, frightening divisions, between black and white and brown, between men and women, between straight and LGBT, ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 03:54 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
You'd think this would be a big deal. Maybe make the national news, be a front page headline or maybe the lead article in the local paper. Uh-uh. Business as usual. I found out on page B3 of the ...
by dizzydean
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 09:30 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Cross posted at Working Man Radio . Please recommend this diary. I am seeing much discussion about the Zimmerman case in the wake of my diary last week, including the video, which have posted ...
by Conceptual Guerilla
Comment Count 102 comments on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 07:03 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Cross posted at Working Man Radio . Please recommend this diary. George Zimmerman has hatched another brilliant plan for his defense. The facial justification is to prove that Trayvon Martin was ...
by Conceptual Guerilla
Comment Count 30 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 10:44 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
A recent report on firearm homicides in the US by the Department of Justice has been widely reported in the news. The main finding of the study was an overall 39% decrease in firearm homicides in ...
by Hugh Jim Bissell
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 11:09 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
It’s the kind of story you would expect to see as an episode of Law & Order —not to be a part of. However, in 2008, Cindy Zimmermann’s already crumbling world hit rock bottom when her husband, ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 09:51 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Hoaxes can run on for years, a few for decades. Still, if we are to believe our Ad Biz people at Occupy Wall Street, National Rifle Association is relying on three major hoaxes to organize their ...
by the departed
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 01:14 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
This broke this afternoon....a little closer to home for me, as I live two blocks from the murder scene, and my Pack's Treasurer lives on the next street over. Police probe link between bombers ...
by TriSec
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 03:42 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Sex workers in Mexico say they suffer frequent attacks from clients, leading to injuries and violent deaths nationwide. But human rights defenders say the abuse against them remains invisible ...
by Global Press Institute
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 10:14 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
There was a new poll released today, trying to figure out Why people own Guns? ( and Why a sizable segment of population [63%] choose NOT to own Guns?) Poll : Protection is main reason for ...
by jamess
Comment Count 69 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 07:02 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The WSJ did a study of FBI data from 2000 to 2010 on "Murder in America". Just had to share these statistics. After years of living in fear that an intruder would break into my townhouse and throw ...
by Neither Nor
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Feb 03, 2013 at 08:36 AM PST with 16 Recommends
My cousin, who is an avid watcher of Fox News, posts all sorts of tidbits on his Facebook page. He's a likeable enough sort, but sometimes his posts fall over the boundaries and I sometimes comment ...
by Cyberwizard
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 03:32 PM PST with 1 Recommend
These are tender times. The usual end-of-the-year retrospective ache has been amplified in the aftermath of so many storms, inner and outer. It's often hard to know whether an ambient mood is the ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 25, 2012 at 09:07 AM PST with 3 Recommends
No matter what your opinion is on the current gun control debate, you likely have heard or perhaps even believe in unfounded myths. Also, please be respectful in your comments. We all hold different ...
by nate1024
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 08:20 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Thank you all for coming hear today. Today, I would like to discuss with my administration's change in policies in the aftermath of the NewHaven Shootings and many similar mass murders with much ...
by USSpinWatcher
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 03:11 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Of this I have no doubt: the U.S. urgently needs meaningful gun control. I support the four-point platform of the Law Center To Prevent Gun Violence shared in Benjamin Van Houten's Yes Magazine ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 07:30 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Watch your thoughts, for they become words; Watch your words, for they become actions; Watch your actions, for they become habits; Watch your habits, for they become your character; Watch your ...
by yvonnel
Comment Count 220 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 01:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
I'm upset with the Colorado shooting. The media mislead us with all Monica/James Holmes all the time- lots of smoke and noise but little analysis or illumination. Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker'...
by maracucho
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jul 30, 2012 at 01:54 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
We've seen the Sanford Police Chief step aside, the local Orlando Sentinel help attack Trayvon Martin and appear to defend George Zimmerman. You've also heard all the arguments of not ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon Apr 02, 2012 at 05:51 AM PDT with 4 Recommends