gun control

We are now stuck in a deadly pattern. And for what? For our Second Amendment rights?

Your Second Amendment Defense Means Nothing; 17 More Children Are Dead

The main push of the Second Amendment was to allow peoples who may be oppressed by those in power to defend themselves against such marginalization. Read...
Darlena Cunha    |   02.15.18   |   SHARE
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What will we say to our children about guns? I can’t stand to tell my daughter that the way we live now is the only way.

I Know How I’m Going To Talk To My Daughter About Sex, But Not About Guns

She will deal with the repercussions of other people’s dysfunctional relationship with guns, whether she chooses to or not. Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   01.26.18   |   SHARE
Families
When we are faced with an evil that looks like us, things get a little more complicated.

We Don’t Call Out White Terrorism Because We Don’t ‘Other’ Whiteness

If Trump is right (there’s a first time for everything) and we need to state what a problem is before solving it, then let’s state it now. Radical Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   10.11.17   |   SHARE
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If you're struggling today, I see you. If you're confused and angry and afraid, I understand.

Waking Up To The Mass Shooting In Las Vegas: I Just Want To Hug You

As I often do, I grabbed my phone to scroll through Facebook. There it was. The news. A mass shooting in Las Vegas. Read...
Erin Khar   |   10.2.17   |   SHARE
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She doesn’t pull punches, she respects her audience's intelligence, and she’s funny as hell. Image: TBS.

Why Samantha Bee's Full Frontal  Is The New Daily Show

If I'm watching TV and I hear something that makes me think, "Oh man, I can't believe someone said that on TV — That is hilarious and on point!" you Read...
Katie MacBride    |   06.20.16   |   SHARE
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As a queer Latina, this news hit me on multiple fronts. Image: Ana Larazzy/Pexels.

On Embracing LGBTQ Labels In The Face Of Anti-Queer Violence

I’m not straight, but I often feel like a queer outsider. And I know I’m not the only one. Just a few days prior to the shooting, a fellow queer mama Read...
Priscilla Blossom    |   06.20.16   |   SHARE
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Man tears #faketears

10 NRA-Approved Reasons For Crying

Now, it may seem like the NRA is comprised of emotionally stunted gun fetishists with a shriveled up copy of the second amendment where their hearts Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   01.8.16   |   SHARE
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election 2016

Presidential Candidates, Give Us Gun Control and REAL Mental Health Care ASAP

Contrary to what Donald Trump wants you to believe, mental illness doesn't give people easy access to the deadly weapons they use to commit mass Read...
Jody Allard    |   08.28.15   |   SHARE
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