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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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Brave responses to the Sandy Hook shooting

Tweethttp://youtu.be/TNHOI0apJ0Y Friday’s tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut shook the nation and the world. Some are arguing than any discussion of gun violence “politicizes” the tragedy. I would argue that by avoiding the issue of gun violence we shrug off our responsibility to prevent more tragedies. Is accepting the status quo, which is extremely politicized by [...]
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Obama addresses Newtown, “Can we say we are powerless in the face of such carnage?”

TweetLast night, Obama eloquently addressed Newtown, CT and the nation, after the horrifying shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school last Friday. He asked, “can we honestly say we are doing enough to keep our children safe from harm,” concluding, no, we are not doing enough. After recounting the four times we’ve come together during his [...]
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