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What 130 of the Worst Shootings Say About Guns in America

John R. Houser was dangerously mentally ill, too ill to carry a gun. Of that, there is little doubt.

Over 16 years, Mr. Houser, 59, had been charged with hiring a man to burn down a lawyer’s office and named in a domestic violence complaint. 248 more words

Gun Control

Study: Allowing guns on college campuses won't reduce mass shootings

Policies allowing civilians to bring guns on to college campuses are unlikely to reduce mass shootings on campus and are likely to lead to more shootings, homicides, and suicides on campus—especially among students—a new report concludes.

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How I plan to vote (in CA) [Prop 63-65, 67]

I’ll focus on ballot props here, because I still don’t think there’s a good way to evaluate candidates. Polinav, once it’s mature, can help, but there’s still a long way to go to make our democracy work for the people. 661 more words

Value Statements

The Easy Guide to Election 2016

The Easy Guide to Election 2016

It’s not complicated. You’re going to vote for Hillary Clinton because:

  1. You know that climate change is the greatest threat to life on Earth and it is based on scientific observation, and is not a Chinese hoax.
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GOP Pandering

Suppression of Necessary Gun Violence Research


By Colette Berg

Late in July 2015, my mother asked a surgeon friend of hers his opinion on gun control. 1,295 more words

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