Tag Archives: gun violence

“It begs the question: Who are we here to represent?”

Tweet It really does. How in holy hell does a measure that has over 90% support in the public fail in the Senate? Apparently, a reasoned approach to gun ownership and safety, or any tools to mitigate gun violence in America, is patently ridiculous to members of Congress. Gabby Giffords sounded off in a New [...]
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Telling women to get a gun is not rape prevention

TweetTrigger Warning On Tuesday night, I appeared on Hannity in a segment framed around the idea that giving women guns is the solution to ending rape.  I was on with Independent Women’s Forum’s Gayle Trotter who recently made the point that women need guns for self defense from rape and gun violence prevention is infringing [...]
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Melissa Harris-Perry discusses single mothers, gun violence, and Obama’s “daddy issues”

TweetI don’t know if y’all heard Melissa Harris-Perry’s critique of President Obama’s speech on gun violence in Chicago last Friday. Watch it: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy This. All of this. No, seriously…MHP effectively deconstructs this false narrative of personal responsiblity and marriage as the balm to all [...]
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How inner city gun violence is a gendered issue

Tweet 2013, following the trend set in the latter half of last year, has been the year of the glock. Everybody, and their mama, is talking about gun violence and gun control laws. Guns, guns, guns. I think it’s safe to say that we’ve been hearing about gun violence in two extremely different contexts. On [...]
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Tuesday troll alert: Boy, I sure hope Todd Kincannon is single!

TweetI can sort of see why this dude wouldn’t get the invite to the GOP retreat at the totes awesome plantation in Virginia back in January. I mean, perhaps some folks in the GOP were thinking about what it would mean to empower someone like that who displays such sensitivity, really in touch with the [...]
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