Tag Archive | "gun violence"

America, You Have an Anger Problem

Friday, January 11, 2013

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Vice President Joe Biden was meeting with representatives of the National Rifle Association as part of the discussion the White House is trying to have after the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings. While he was meeting with the group whose …

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“Whose Child Has to Die Next?”: Gun Control in America

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

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Roxanna Green’s daughter, Christina, died in the shooting rampage that wounded Congresswoman Gabby Giffords two years ago at a town hall style event in Tucson, Arizona. While Green wrote a book about her daughter, she tried to stay out of …

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The Newtown Tragedy: Why Have So Few Things Changed Since Gabby Giffords Was Shot?

Sunday, December 16, 2012

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I wish we didn’t need to keep thinking about the topic of how gun violence seems to be so intertwined with how we as Americans think about, or don’t think about, mental health and the treatment of mental illnesses in …

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Newtown Massacre: When are Our Kids Really Safe?

Friday, December 14, 2012

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How do I keep my daughter safe? It’s a question I ponder a lot, and now I find myself thinking about it again with the unthinkable Newtown, Connecticut elementary school shootings that have left at least 26 people dead, most …

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The Aurora Shooting: Maybe It’s OK to be a Helicopter Parent

Friday, July 20, 2012

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The shooting tragedy in Aurora, Colorado has parents like me thinking a lot about sending our kids to the movies. What we might have done yesterday probably won’t be what we will do tomorrow. I let our 12-year-old daughter go …

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