Category Archives: Gun Violence

The Sad, Cruel and Deadly Joke of TSA and Airport Security

A few days before New Years, I flew out of Los Angeles International Airport to Seattle. WA. I quickly and easily passed through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening without question, incident, or any form of extra scrutiny. This week … Continue reading

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Rock, Scissors, Paper, GUN, and 9 Shots

Little information was released early today concerning the shooting at Dallas’ Love Field, and it is no wonder, once the outrageous facts have become known. It seems a fellow, African-American of course, was dropping off his girl friend at the … Continue reading

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More Gun Law LUNACY

We already know that the NRA and other loud voices for the unfettered availability of firearms for whomever desires to have them, and for possessing as many as they want, includes support for allowing gun ownership by people with histories … Continue reading

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We’ve Become Desensitized to Guns

This past weekend, headlines across the country told the shocking tale of a Michigan Uber driver who randomly shot and killed six people, gravely wounded two others, all over a seven hour shooting spree, intertwined with his picking up and … Continue reading

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Los Angeles District Attorney Fails Badly

After 12 long, torturous years suffering under the yolk of incompetent, prejudiced anti-union District Attorney Steve Cooley, the people of the county elected Jackie Lacey with a mandate to make significant changes in the way the office was run. For … Continue reading

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Has Anyone Actually Read the Heller Case?

Advocates for the unfettered sale, carry and use of firearms base in great part their argument for the constitutionality of these positions on the interpretation given the second amendment by the US Supreme Court in the 2008 case of District … Continue reading

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Georgia Shootings, A Year and a Half Later

In March, 2014, I wrote about the pending “Safe Carry Protection Act” or more correctly, the “Guns Everywhere” bill that was about to be signed into law by Georgia governor Nathan Deal. The new law expanded the state’s open carry … Continue reading

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Gun Lobby Can’t Handle The Truth

Gun safety advocates from States United to Prevent Gun Violence (SUPGV) tried a new tactic in the war against gun violence, with a pseudo sting operation where people who had expressed an interest in purchasing a firearm were led to … Continue reading

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Easy Access To Guns – What A Great Idea

It seems that not a day goes by where there is not a single news report of some idiot shooting himself with his own gun or of a young child getting hold of a firearm and shooting, and usually killing, … Continue reading

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