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"Uzi Accident Sparks Debate About Children And Guns": Why Would A Parent Or A State Allow A Child To Handle Automatic Weapons?

It was the kind of story that was hard to miss yesterday. A 9-year-old girl, on vacation with her family, was given an Uzi to fire at the Last Stop shooting range in White Hills, Ariz. 404 more words

Gun Violence

SCOTUS And Cops

With the news for the last month the police are under a microscope and their tactics are under criticism….deaths of unarmed people for various reasons are not tolerable in a society that is proud of its freedoms and its society……there is a growing concern that the police are continue to be unaccountable for their actions……. 252 more words

Observations

Bang! Bang! Shoot'em Up!

Okay we have heard all the horror stories about gun violence…..of course the biggie in the last month was the death of the teen in Ferguson…..and most recently the shooting death of a gun instructor in Arizona at the hands of a very young girl who accidentally killed him when a Uzi got out of control she was firing….. 335 more words

News

Guns Sales Have Tanked And Here's The Reason Why

Guess what?  The great surge in gun sales that started after Obama was re-elected and then spiked when a national gun bill was pushed (but defeated) after Sandy Hook has come to a jarring end.   622 more words

Blogs

"Gun tourism"? How about "gun mania"? Or "gun idiocy"?

Why would anyone think it was a good idea to teach a 9-year-old girl how to shoot an Uzi?

“Gun tourism” is apparently a growth industry to let those with itchy trigger fingers feel what it’s like to hold and operate a high-powered weapon. 828 more words

"TELL US ABOUT THE DREAM MARTIN"...

TODAY… commemorates the the anniversary of the ‘I HAVE A DREAM SPEECH… by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Delivered on this day 51 years ago… August 28, 1963