Views for 2012-12-15

Saturday, December 15, 2012
Katie J.M. Baker
Fuck You, Guns
(Jezebel Editor's note: This is Fuck You Week , Jezebel's first annual week of desperate emotional cleansing and unhinged psychic purging. And yeah, considering what happened Friday, we feel weird...
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Peter Dreier
The NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Has the Blood of Connecticut Children on His Hands
The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence has a 62-page list of mass shootings in America since 2005. It is Wayne LaPierre's resume.
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Gary Younge
If Not Now, When Is the Time to Talk about Gun Control?
Friday's mass shooting at Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut is shocking and horrifying – the time and the place of these massacres inevitably catch us unawares.
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Lucinda Marshall
A Culture That Condones The Killing Of Children And Teaches Children To Kill
The Sandy Hook massacre isn’t just about the need for gun control laws, it is about a culture that condones the killing of children and teaches children that killing is okay. It is about a country...
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Ira Chernus
Mental Health Reform as Important as Gun Reform
The national outcry for new gun laws is great. Terrific. I’m all for it.
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Harvey Wasserman
The 2nd Amendment Does NOT Equal Random Slaughter
The Second Amendment does NOT guarantee the right of any and all citizens to own any and all kinds of guns.
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Marian Wright Edelman
Dear God! When Will It Stop?
The horrendous news from Newtown, Connecticut has pierced our hearts. Allegedly, a black-clad man in his 20s armed with two semi-automatic handguns entered the Sandy Hook Elementary School and made...
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Gregory Gibson
Why America Lets the Killings Continue
GLOUCESTER, Mass. – My wife and I learned about the Connecticut school shootings on our way home from the cemetery, where we had just finished observing the 20th anniversary of our son’s murder.
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