Dog whistles and more statistics

Someone at the HuffPo recently penned this article. The premise? Even if the bullet button loophole did not exist and possessing assault-style rifles of any kind had been illegal in California from the get-go, the shooters could have easily acquired even more powerful...

Lies, damn lies, and Reddit; or, SmokeFan can’t even

My ability to even broke sometime Thursday. (Hey. I'm a white girl. Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Uggs, and can't-even.) What caused the breakdown of my to-even ability? My Facebook feed full of reposted articles screaming things like "Over 350 mass shootings so far this...

Four Reasons it is not about Gun Control

Four Reasons More Gun Control Wouldn’t Have Stopped Recent Mass Shootings 1) We Don’t Even Know What Happened: What kind of gun was used? Where was it acquired? Did the shooters pass a background check? We still don’t have answers for some of the most basic questions...

If we could just save one life…

I read this piece the other day, and its been gnawing at me. Under Ceasefire, police teamed up with community leaders to identify the young men most at risk of shooting someone or being shot, talked to them directly about the risks they faced, offered them support,...

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