RJ's Corner

Virginia shooting proves Americans aren’t numb to tragedy..

For decades, members of the news media have struggled to determine whether a gruesome photograph or video crosses the line from newsworthy to something so disturbing that it is potentially harmful. Source: Virginia shooting proves Americans aren’t numb… Read More

What do mass shootings and police killings have in common? America’s sick gun culture.

If we want to see police killings drop, no matter the victim, if we want to see an end to mass shootings (and Australia has proven that it’s possible to actually end them), we have no choice but… Read More

When Will It End???

When will we ever learn???? In case you have lost track, he is the LAX shooter. Considering there have been a couple more in the news in the last day or so I guess this is old news…… Read More

Only Seven Murders….

  Source: No guns at home, so Japanese shoot ’em up in Guam – Itineraries on NBCNews.com. Because guns are so hard to find, gun-related crime is extremely rare. They were used in only seven murders in Japan —… Read More

Defending His Property….

  Source: Georgia man, 69, accused of fatally shooting 22-year-old who drove into wrong driveway – Crimesider – CBS News. (CBS/AP) LILBURN, Ga. – A 69-year-old suburban Atlanta man faces a murder charge after authorities say he shot and… Read More

Everything Is Fine Just The Way It Is…..

Source:  G.O.P. Pulls Back on Immigration, Not on Guns – NYTimes.com. Changes to gun laws, he said, have no such support. “They will have a rough row to hoe,” he said. “I have some donors who own gun… Read More

What We Don’t Know Is Killing Us

Source: What We Don’t Know Is Killing Us – NYTimes.com. That Mr. Obama had to make such a decree at all is a measure of the power of the gun lobby, which has effectively shut down government-financed research on… Read More

Sobering Statistics — Gun violence in America

Source:  Just the facts: Gun violence in America – U.S. News. The big picture: Every year in the U.S., an average of more than 100,000 people are shot, according to The Brady Campaign To Prevent Gun Violence. Every… Read More


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