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How Many High School Children Died Today?

Read this article and ask yourself one simple question: how many children and adults would be dead if the perpetrator had a gun?

I, for one, am grateful the kid didn’t have access to guns.

Anyone see a lesson here?

US Navy Random Violence

A civilian approached a docked destroyer in Virginia and shot a Navy MP.

WTF?

How does that happen? In all the billions we spend on our military we can’t even provide decent dockside security?

Egyptian Public Supports Military Actions Against Muslim Brotherhood Demonstrators

 

The Egyptian people strongly support the actions of General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in “fighting terrorism,” as el-Sisi calls it. The removal of former President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood brought that well organized group to the streets. Armed, and belligerent, the Brotherhood staged demonstrations throughout Cairo, Alexandria and other parts of Egypt. [...]

World Shocked by Video Showing Turkish Police Shooting Demonstrator in Head

If this is verified, it would be worth a look at what part of PM Erdogan’s remarks the shooter believed. Did the police officer believe that the demonstrators drank beers in mosques or insulted women with headscarves, as the PM alleged in a speech two days ago?

(June 11) A video, purportedly showing the [...]

Looking beyond movie violence

by Tom Emanuel

(Originally posted by Waging Nonviolence, republished under a Creative Commons license)

In the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook, there is little doubt that the gun violence debate in the United States has radically changed, with proponents of gun control and mental health care gaining greater acceptance. Even those calling for [...]