The Gun Violence has got to stop. The latest cold blooded murders of the 2 Roanoke, Virginia reporters is yet another heartbreaking example of why we must assert more control of the selling and ownership of guns in this country. It is out of hand. From Charleston, to Aurora, Trayvon Martin, and Sandy Hook the…Read more »
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It Happened Again and (Again)
My Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon was on Gun Violence Prevention and seeing this as a public health crisis. Who knew that a week or so later the shooting at the Washington Navy Yards would take place killing more people and wounding many others. The Huffington Post published this sermon. Here is the link.
More gun violence
Gun violence is all around. Today another shooting in front of the Empire State building. And last night a particularly bloody night in Chicago. This against the backdrop of The Aurora shooting and the murders at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin. Everyone says you can’t fight the NRA, The giant lobby of the gun owners…Read more »
Is it time to amend the 2nd amendment?
I have written about hate speech before. I wrote about it last spring when the tea party was gaining steam and they used a kind of racial rhetoric embedded in their anti-big government, anti-tax, language. The subtle racism and classism that continued and continues to see immigrants and the black underclasses as threats. Or government…Read more »