Tag: NRA

Active Shooter drills mark the end of my "America the Beautiful"

Active Shooter drills mark the end of my "America the Beautiful"
For the past three years, I have made a bi-annual pilgrimage to a resort in Palm Springs, CA. Every June and December, me and about a hundred of my closest word-nerd friends come together for nine days of reading, writing, and romance. (Okay, not really the last one but I like how that sounded.) We... Read more »

Real Men aren't afraid to admit that America has a gun problem

The true character of a man is revealed in times of distress – the division between the man and the boy is alarming, clear-cut, and profound. View image | gettyimages.com Real Men understand that for the right-minded gun owner, a weapon is a last resort. It is only the ill-minded person who is quick to... Read more »

A question for gun advocates: The floor is yours: What am I missing?

A question for gun advocates: The floor is yours: What am I missing?
Alright, gun advocates, what am I missing? Where is the anecdotal evidence that guns, and more specifically, that military-style assault weapons are a benefit to society? Because here’s all I’m reading about on the subject: a) Guns are slaughtering innocent children in drive-by shootings everywhere, many of them in my own back yard:  Chicago. b)... Read more »
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