Tags » Gun Ownership

I am Woman. I Bought a Gun.

I bought a gun today.

I took my ten-year old daughter with me.

When I learned that my trusty old revolver -the one I am comfortable with, the one that has few moving parts, the one that fits my hand just right- well, when I learned that it might not be the best gun for a woman to become… 1,090 more words


July 18, 2016 - Adventuresome week

Today is the beginning of a long week. I have to make some plans to see some folks and to keep myself busy. I have a plan to print up some family trees for a couple of people who expressed interest in family history. 640 more words

"The Guns of My Childhood"

Author Ann Patchett has a beautifully written and convincing piece on gun possession in today’s New York Times, page 8

Gun Ownership

African-American Gun Ownership Is Up, and So Is Wariness - BRANDON ELLINGTON PATTERSONJUL. 12, 2016 6:00 AM

The Castile shooting makes black Second Amendment fans nervous.

Mitch Barrie/Flickr

The video that made the rounds following the police shooting of Philando Castile, a black man shot during a traffic stop in a Minnesota suburb last week, sparked outrage on social media and  261 more words

Point Of Interest

"Reckless Conduct": The Supreme Court Just Affirmed That Domestic Violence Vacates Gun Rights; Here’s Why That’s So Important

It was a busy morning for for the Supreme Court. On Monday, the court struck down a Texas law that required Texas abortion clinics to have “ 513 more words

Gun Violence

"What Price Would Be Too High?": The Question Gun Advocates Should Have To Answer

As we have yet another round of our repeated and possibly fruitless arguments about the role of guns in American society, there’s one thing I desperately want to hear gun advocates say. 1,222 more words


The Rise of the Anti-Everything Club

“Yet it is a great mistake to suppose that the only writers who matter are those whom the educated in their saner moments can take seriously.

1,329 more words