Tag Archive for gun safety

When A Good Guy With A Gun Goes Bad

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I read this article about a guy at a kids’ softball game in Oklahoma who apparently completely lost his shit and pulled a gun on the coach and waved it around with kids nearby. He was mad that his granddaughter…

Yet Another Gun Safety Post

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If you were to talk to a doctor or nurse who practiced prior to Roe v. Wade, they could probably tell you stories of women doing incredible harm to themselves in pursuit of an abortion. To put a pop culture…

Talking Guns And Playdates

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Last winter, American parents were rocked by the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that left 20 children dead. Since then, many of us have struggled with a sense of unease about how to balance the safety of children…

Another Gun Safety Rant

Almost two weeks ago, Renisha McBride knocked on a door of a stranger’s house in the middle of the night. The homeowner shot her in the face with a shotgun. Renisha McBride, 19, is dead. Yesterday, three teens were shot,…

Gun Use By The Numbers

There are approximately 300,000,000 guns owned by private citizens in America. 11,000 of those guns will be used in a homicide. 19,000 of those guns will be used in a suicide. 600 of those guns will accidentally kill ┬áperson. 78,000…

New on Babble: Could “Smart Guns” Protect Kids?

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You all know I think guns suck. I know I can’t make them go away but I hate them. And any gun rights trolls reading this, don’t tell me I’d be grateful for a good guy with a gun if…

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