Friday, August 12, 2022

Tag: guns

A country armed to the teeth

And strutting toward the apocalypse.

Cowards. Betrayers. Accessories

The virtually unlimited access to firearms in the U.S. simply makes it easy for a disgruntled impulse-driven person to have a killing machine an arm's-length away when the red mist descends upon him.

How Ukrainian civilians are resisting military force

https://www.yesmagazine.org/democracy/2022/03/01/ukraine-civilian-resistanceEven as Putin’s swift invasion of Ukraine has left a lot of shock, Ukrainians are showing what unarmed people can do to resist, too.

Why the Second Amendment protects a ‘well-regulated militia’ but not a...

The California case raises troubling questions about the meaning and proper role of “militias” under the Second Amendment.

Canadian prime minister bans assault weapons 7 days after series of...

"There is no use and no place for such weapons in Canada."

Why Canadians and Americans are buying guns during the coronavirus pandemic

There are major differences between the gun purchase spikes in Canada and the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will hopefully set anxious Canadian minds at ease and let everyone get back to focusing on more pressing problems.

Gun violence research matters. Here’s why

Private and individual donors—and recently a few states—have been stepping into a federal funding void to finance gun violence research.

The U.S. is flooding the world with guns. Congress can stop...

Gun exports reached record levels in 2017 and again in 2018. Can Congress stop Trump from loosening the rules even further?

How guns literally go to men’s heads

"If you are not male and have never carried a gun in public, it’s only an imaginary experiment, but science shows that simply handling a gun alters men’s levels of testosterone and measurably increases their aggressive behavior."

One year after Parkland, 1,200 more kids are dead by gunfire...

Students who survived the massacre quickly came to national prominence as leading activists for gun control.

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Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

With God on our side?

“It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many.”

While Cuba deals with blazing fire, the U.S. watches and waits

Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.

Exploring the mindset of a typical hardcore Trump supporter

As I said these Americans are extremely angry and frustrated and want to see change so it seems like they are more than willing to support someone who is as angry as they are.

The rise of Indigenous candidates raises awareness of key issues

Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.