Posts tagged "Guns"

Share This With Every Gun Lover You Know

Dear Gun Lover, You’re not safer in your house with that gun in there.You’re just not. And you’re not being “proactive” teaching your kids how to handle weapons, either. What you’re doing is endangering all of us, and when I say all of us, I mean ALL of us. I showed my 11-year-old this video... Read more »

Gun Play In Preschool: Addressing Violence With Young Children

Gun Play In Preschool: Addressing Violence With Young Children
This column, about gun play in preschool, first appeared in Evanston, Illinois on Patch.com, November 25, 2013. If you read only one paragraph in this column, please read the last one and share it with anyone you know who hopes to put a stop to gun violence. On November 17th, I received this Facebook message... Read more »

Ignorance Up Close: Facebook Thread Highlights Complaceny Toward Gun Violence

Ignorance Up Close: Facebook Thread Highlights Complaceny Toward Gun Violence
After writing an article about my son’s iPod Touch getting stolen, I shared it online….and that’s when a couple of former high school classmates started commenting on my Facebook page (note: I’ve blurred any names except for my own). This high school friend now lives in L.A.: The next comment came from a former high... Read more »
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Evanston's Shooting Gallery Requires Federal Intervention. Ya Think?

Evanston's Shooting Gallery Requires Federal Intervention. Ya Think?
Won’t someone please help us? Yesterday morning, on 12/11/12, a young man was shot and killed near the high school in Evanston, Illinois. Police suspect Javar Bamberg’s death was an act of retaliation for another shooting three days prior which critically injured a 20-year-old man on Howard Street — a shooting which occurred just hours... Read more »

Following Dajae Coleman's Death, It's Time To Wake the F*ck Up, America

Following Dajae Coleman's Death, It's Time To Wake the F*ck Up, America
Spend a little time on the US Census Bureau website and you’ll find that, statistically speaking, the population of Evanston, Illinois, isĀ  quite similar to the overall population of the United States of America. Aside from Evanston’s higher-than-average population density, this suburb north of Chicago reflects the racial and socioeconomic makeup of our nation —... Read more »
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