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Can We Make a Commitment to Educate the Public with Facts?

NBC’s evening television news presented a story about a surge in threats to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offices following statements ...
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The Hero with the Gun? Be Wary and Beware

The recent mass shooting at the mall in Greenwood, Indiana, understandably generated significant news media attention to the shopper who ...
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Add Highland Park to the List and Think About the Costs We Seldom See

Highland Park. Yet another place name that will be tragically associated with horrific gun violence. Uvalde. Buffalo. Oxford. And those ...
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A Monumental Day for Law and Policy on Guns

June 23, 2022. A date that will live in history—and perhaps infamy—for gun law and policy. One development was expected ...
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End Gun Violence

A (Possible) Step Forward. Yet, Not Enough Progress As Opponents Push Ahead

The latest news reports tell us that a bipartisan group of U.S. senators, including Michigan’s Sen. Debbie Stabenow, have issued ...
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The Price of Easy Firearms Access and the Path Ahead

On too many mornings, when I briefly check the TV news, the lead stories are about gun violence. Monday morning ...
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Striking News Stories in a Week That Struck the Nation with Outrage and Sadness

Thursday’s New York Times presented photos of the nineteen fourth graders and two teachers gunned down at the elementary school ...
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History Repeats Itself in the Worst Possible Way

In December 2012, a twenty-year-old gunman entered an elementary school Connecticut and killed twenty-six people, including twenty young children. In ...
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Dangers and Our Democracy

Even in a time of war and economic troubles, eye-opening news stories about gun violence still continuously present themselves for ...
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#Enough: Plays to End Gunviolence

The Collywobbles Theatre Co. presents #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence. Listen to community theatres around the country present readings ...
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The Bad, the Good, and the Useful

On any given day, it is easy to look at the news and see stories about the risks and harms ...
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Accelerating Action in the News. Waiting for Action by Policy Makers.

We seem to be at a moment when it can be difficult to keep up with the news. So much ...
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The Threat Posed to Democracy by Citizens’ Access to Firearms

We enter a new month greeted with the tragic news of fatal shootings at a college in Virginia and a ...
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Stopping to Notice Small News Items

The dawn of a new year brings published assessments of the recent past. In recent weeks, I noticed news stories ...
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The Year in…Review or Preview?

This is the moment each year when non-profit organizations look back at developments and accomplishments over the past twelve months ...
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