You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote For More Guns

Statistically, you’re most likely to be a gun owner if you’re an older, white, conservative, married, Southern man. Know what else you’re more likely to be? Republican, especially a conservative Republican.   Why is that? Is it really grown men playing army? Is it bravado, or is it fear? Putting aside their perversion of the … More You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote For More Guns

Florida’s ‘stand your ground’ law was born of 2004 case, but story has been distorted

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst PENSACOLAIn 2005, as lawmakers pushed to pass sweeping self-defense legislation that would become known as the “stand your ground” law, critics had one challenge: Show us a case in which someone had been treated unjustly. Greg Russak‘s insight: Lawmakers continue to misconstrue the case. See on http://www.tampabay.com

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See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Greg Russak‘s insight: One year ago, Stephen Barton was shot in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater.   In the year since, Congress hasn’t passed comprehensive reforms that would prevent gun violence and save lives.   Share this message with your friends and family, and ask them to  join the campaign … More | No More Names

Video Essay: Living Under the Gun | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst In this essay, posted the day after the Colorado theater shooting a year ago, Bill talks about the price we pay for our pro-gun culture. Greg Russak‘s insight: "We’ve become so gun-loving, so blasé about homegrown violence, that in my lifetime alone far more Americans have been casualties of domestic … More Video Essay: Living Under the Gun | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com