Tag Archives: Gun Control

Lamar W. Hankins :
Arguing about the Second Amendment
is a waste of time

Reasonable gun regulation is completely compatible with the Supreme Court’s understanding of the Second Amendment. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | April 5, 2018 Lamar W. Hankins and Alan Pogue are Thorne Dreyer‘s guests on the syndicated … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Arguing about the Second Amendment
is a waste of time

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Assault weapons regulation and the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ killings

I have yet to hear or read a persuasive rationale for anyone in civilian life needing an assault weapon. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 14, 2015 The recent mass killings at the offices of the … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Assault weapons regulation and the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ killings

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Lamar W. Hankins : Talking Guns with Wayne

Cartoon by Steve Breen / San Diego Union Tribune. Image from The English Blog. The liberty to live:Talking guns with Wayne Wayne seemed to be growing frustrated with our discussion. ‘I don’t want kids killed,’ he said, ‘but I don’t … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Talking Guns with Wayne

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Lamar W. Hankins : Politicians Refuse to Protect the Public

Explosion at fertilizer plant in West, Texas, April 17, 2013. Photo by Andy Bartee / KVUE.com. Texas explosion, guns, and fracking: Politicians refuse to protect the public Only a dramatic revolution of values focused on respect for people, creatures great … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Politicians Refuse to Protect the Public

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Anti-Gun Violence Activists John Woods & Claire Wilson James

Claire Wilson James and John Woods at the KOOP studios in Austin, Texas, April 5, 2013. Photo by Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:Anti-gun violence activistsJohn Woods and Claire Wilson James John’s girlfriend was killed at Virginia … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Anti-Gun Violence Activists John Woods & Claire Wilson James

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Lamar W. Hankins : Fear and the NRA

Political cartoon by Mike Luckovich / Atlanta Journal-Constitution / SECFanatics.com. The NRA:Perpetrator of ‘fear itself’ McClatchy reports that for the last 40 years the NRA has succeeded in limiting and now even preventing research into the effects of gun use, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Fear and the NRA

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Lamar W. Hankins : Gun Control and the Ethics of Self-Defense

Political cartoon by J.D. Crow / AL.com.The ethics of self-defense: Reconsidering gun control Much of this will seem counterintuitive, especially to those who are brought up with a macho mentality, whose inclination will be to fight, get revenge, teach the … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Gun Control and the Ethics of Self-Defense

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Thom Hartmann : The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery

Slave patrols, under the direction of commissioned militia officers, enforced discipline on slaves in the antebellum South. Image from America’s Black Holocaust Museum.The Second Amendment wasratified to preserve slavery Every Southerner of the era knew the simple answer: Well-regulated militias … finish reading Thom Hartmann : The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery

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Jack A. Smith : What’s Behind America’s Gun Violence?

Image from Black Youth Project.Remember the children…What’s behind America’s gun violence? In recent decades — despite the fact that last year there were over 11,000 murders by firearms in the U.S. and another 20,000 gun deaths from accidents and suicide … finish reading Jack A. Smith : What’s Behind America’s Gun Violence?

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Lamar W. Hankins : A Humanist Response to the Newtown Killings

Photo by Whitney Curtis / Getty / The Guardian.A humanist respondsto the deaths at Newtown As a matter of public policy, there is no justification for allowing the widespread dispersal of semi-automatic weapons in the United States. They have done … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : A Humanist Response to the Newtown Killings

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BOOKS / Lamar W. Hankins : America’s ‘Gunfight’ over Gun Control

Gunfights:America’s conflicts over gun control Winkler’s research demonstrates clearly that Americans have always had the right to bear arms and the government has always had the right to regulate guns. By Lamar W. Hankins /The Rag Blog / September 25, … finish reading BOOKS / Lamar W. Hankins : America’s ‘Gunfight’ over Gun Control

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Lamar W. Hankins : America’s Gun Problem

Guns in America. Image from Pics Ranch.America’s gun problem Gun regulation is an area where special interests control the Congress, preventing effective public policies that would benefit the welfare and safety of all Americans. By Lamar W. Hankins / The … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : America’s Gun Problem

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