Tag Archives: gun deaths

Remember what they do

by Sarah Mensch Every day, 93 Americans are killed by gun violence. I am twenty-one years old. In my lifetime, more than 630,000 people have been killed by guns in the United States. That many victims, many of them children, could fill … Continue reading

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Violence in your backyard: Poverty in America

Recent posts have linked poverty to violence in Greece and Africa. But poverty means violence here in America, too, and the forces that breed poverty and violence can reach into every home if they are ignored. A few examples of … Continue reading

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