Tag Archives: Mass Murder

Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
METRO | Deep in the heart of Texas: The guns
of August

Mass shootings of the innocent are commonplace now. But Charles Whitman, the Texas Tower sniper, shocked the nation’s psyche. By Jeff Shero Nightbyrd | The Rag Blog | March 29, 2016 With introduction by Thorne Dreyer On August 1, 1966, … finish reading Jeff Shero Nightbyrd :
METRO | Deep in the heart of Texas: The guns
of August

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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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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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Mike Davis : Christopher Dorner and the Exterminating Angels

“Exterminating angel” overlooking a Gothic cemetery in Comillas, Cantabria. Image from Nitehawk Hatched. Exterminating angels If Dorner had been standing on a skyscraper ledge or holding Rupert Murdoch hostage, the world might have paid more attention to the injustices that … finish reading Mike Davis : Christopher Dorner and the Exterminating Angels

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Lamar W. Hankins : The Failure of Religion-Based Public Grief

On Sunday night, December 16, President Obama spoke at a vigil for those who died at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Conn. Image from The Washington Post.The failure of religion-based public grief My dissonance came from the very words … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : The Failure of Religion-Based Public Grief

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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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