Tag Archives: firearms

We Let Them Pull the Trigger

Note from Kathie MM: Abby Zimet, from Common Dreams (an online real news site to which you should subscribe only if you want more honesty, more courage, more speaking of truth to power in your news stories), tells it like … Continue reading

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What Does Social Science Tell Us About the Link Between the Presence of Firearms and Violence? Part 1

by Alice LoCicero Note from Kathie MM: This is the first in a two-part series based on the Psychology Today website. Another day in the US, another mass killing with firearms. The current public conversation about firearms is disturbing, because … Continue reading

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Arms for children

By guest author Luciana Karine de Souza What does a society do when its children kill? This question became intensely personal in Brazil with the recent shooting death of a college student in São Paulo. The victim was 19 years … Continue reading

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