Tag Archives: gun violence

People who say more good guys with guns is the solution lack firing neurons

TweetThe NRA’s argument that more guns is necessary to prevent mass shootings, or any shootings was always nonsense.  The ridiculousness of this argument is on display yet again, with the recent news out of Georgia where a man shot and killed a young Latino man who accidentally pulled into his driveway. Via NBC Latino: Rodrigo [...]
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NRA attacks Sasha and Malia Obama

TweetHere’s hoping that the gun violence prevention proposals coming out of Vice President Joe Biden’s task force are substantial. The American people deserve serious solutions on the issue of gun safety and it’s becoming more and more clear that now is the time to do it. Since the NRA has completely lost their minds. Not [...]
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Headline of the Day: “Feminism Kills 27 at US High School”

Tweet Um, not quite…Anyway, this is some MRA parody level bullshit: Today the world struggles to answer one question about Adam Lanza’s killing spree: Why? As with many easy questions deliberately confused by the establishment, the answer is simple and in plain view. ‘Feminism’ killed 20 children and 7 adults at Sandy Hook school – not guns, not lack of [...]
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We should be talking about masculinity and violence after the Sandy Hook shooting and every day

TweetLet’s talk about violence and masculinity. In a post earlier this week, Amy argued that since women are sometimes perpetrators, focusing on masculinity can only take us so far in understanding violence, gun violence, and mass shootings in particular. But, in my opinion, a deeper analysis of masculinity would take us farther than basically anything [...]
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Women are perpetrators of gun violence, too

Tweet*Trigger warning* Much has been written in the wake of the Newtown tragedy about the connection between the culture of masculinity and the culture of gun violence. In the past 30 years, all but one of the past 62 mass murderers in the country who have used guns have been men.Gun makers equate gun ownership with [...]
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