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The Macabre Déjà Vu of "Armed While Angry"...and a Solution
reporter and author
Asking lawmakers to serve their constituents instead of the NRA has failed; it is time to "tell and compel" them with the message of collective economic power!
How to Combat a Culture of Violence -- and Maybe Save Lives
President, Saybrook University
Then the NRA held their news conference. Okay, I said to myself, that does it! I may have little to say, and people may not
Adam Lanza's Grip on Reality: A Civic Perspective
Peter Alexander Meyers
Director, Civic Inquirer Project
Out of, it seems, nowhere, we are having right now a new national discussion about guns, mental health, and violence because through a terrible act Adam Lanza brought his
denial of reality
back into our
with a vengeance.
"We Gave You Our Deaths. Give Them Their Meaning."
Will the horror and outrage fade or will it grow into a tsunami of action to stop the carnage? I am not an expert on what should be done but surely something must be done. Banning large-capacity magazines and some weapon categories seems to me to be a sensible start.
Michael Chiapperini, Webster Volunteer Shot Dead On Christmas Eve, Was 'Firefighter Of The Year'
Seven weeks ago, Michael Chiapperini was in Long Island, helping those suffering after Superstorm Sandy. Two weeks ago, he
Webster Shooting: Audio Tape Of Firefighters Responding To New York Shooting Scene Released (AUDIO)
This morning, a gunman shot four firefighters -- killing two of them as they responded to a house fire in Webster, New York
Webster Fire Shooting Suspect Identified
4 Firefighters Shot, 2 Killed At Webster, New York Fire Scene; Shooter Dead (UPDATE)
A call between an injured fireman and a dispatcher made this morning was released. It can be heard here. WEBSTER, N.Y. -- Authorities
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