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Mass shootings and fear Gun ownership might have a positive relationship with homicide. For instance, a 2013 study found
To those of you that will lose your own life or a loved one's life, my deepest condolences... in advance of your loss. Whether it'll happen to you at work, at school, in a grocery store, a shopping mall, in your home, wherever it happens, I'm terribly, terribly sorry.
Lawmakers in Oklahoma are seemingly in the process of enthusiastically banning Advanced Placement U.S. History classes in Oklahoma schools because they don't teach American "exceptionalism."
In the interest of fairness to the President of the United States, I would like to offer an eye-witness, ear-witness, soul-witness to the President's words and spirit shared at the National Prayer Breakfast. My wife and I were in attendance as guests of our U.S. Congressman, and esteemed friend, the Honorable John J. Duncan, Jr., R-TN.
The Twitter account for U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) was hacked on Monday by individuals claiming to be part of the Islamic State, the militant group formerly known as ISIS.
We need the president to go beyond familial ties and deliver a broad executive order that recognizes all the distinct barriers that uniquely vulnerable LGBT immigrants face. When deported, many LGBT individuals experience threats, violence, rape, and even death in their countries of origin. They need a safe haven, not a return to the persecution they fled.
"We still seek no wider war" is a line Americans have already heard before; with tragic consequences. We've already fought ISIS when it was named "Al-Qaeda in Iraq" and U.S. troops, and their families, have made enough sacrifices in the name of our national security.
Confession: I grew up believing that women had mostly achieved equality in the workplace and the world. But when my first child was born, I quickly learned that I was mistaken. For too many, motherhood is a barrier to equality, to pay, and to economic security.
Most Americans want civility in our politics. Most. But not all. U.S. Rep. Randy Weber was busy being uncivil before the speech even began. I wanted to respond to this as a minister and American -- and did so.
Obama may not have won much support but it seems clear that the main conflict in Washington has moved from the Republican-Democratic axis to a food fight among Republicans.
No one can fail to be awed by, and to appreciate, the sergeant's courage and sacrifice. But what was he sacrificing for?
This State of the Union was all about inclusion. The President acknowledged that the economic gains after the Great Recession have gone largely to those at the very top, excluding most of us.
The last time a president mentioned the bill in a State of the Union address was when Bill Clinton called for its passage
Last Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry also skipped over Egypt in a speech delivered at the World Economic Forum in Davos
"It's not surprising to me that the president intends to act unilaterally and without legal authority in most cases. He's
Republican Randy Weber: Obama Is The 'Kommandant,' 'Socialistic Dictator'
CNN's instant polling among Americans who watched Tuesday's State of the Union found an overwhelming majority reacting positively to President Barack Obama's address, as it has four times previously during his presidency.
The always outspoken Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) walked out midway through President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, the Dallas Morning News reported.
As in the past, Obama faced a relatively Democratic television audience, with backers more likely than detractors to tune
And then Paul described his proposal for "economic freedom zones" in areas around the country hit hard by the recession: urban