Tag: Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence

The 6th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence

The 6th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence
Yesterday was the 6th anniversary of the Sandy Hook Tragedy.  6 years ago, on December 14th, a 20-year-old man walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School and gunned down 20 six and seven year olds, as well as 6 adults. The weakness of blogging is that sometimes it cannot convey the emotional, breadth, and levity of words. ... Read more »

Are You Going To Strides For Peace?

Are You Going To Strides For Peace?
Do you think about Chicago violence? Do you talk about Chicago violence? If either of those answers is yes, then the only place you should be Thursday night is Grant Park, for the Strides for Peace “Race Against Gun Violence”. I don’t intend to sound mean, but I will say it to all of you as... Read more »

Breaking News: Gun Dealer Licensing Passes in Illinois!

It’s pretty rare that I’m speechless, or don’t know exactly what to say, or at least have a general idea of what I want to say. But, I’m drawing a pretty good blank at the moment. A little over 3 years ago, I was introduced to the idea of Gun Dealer Licensing.  I was sat... Read more »
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Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday! What Will You Give?

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday! What Will You Give?
If you hadn’t guessed by my snazzy title, tomorrow, November 28, 2017 is Giving Tuesday!   If you’re not familiar with #GivingTuesday, get hip!  From what I can gather, Giving Tuesday started in October of 2012.  Even in it’s inaugural year, the day had a large list of corporate partners, including Sony, Skype and Mashable.... Read more »

A short and complete thought on the events in Las Vegas

A short and complete thought on the events in Las Vegas
Good morning readers, You should know by now that I speak honestly. We’ve been here before. We’ve seen the biggest mass shooting in American history before. I for one am not sending thoughts, prayers, or well wishes, because it all hangs cheap in the face of preventable tragedy. We choose not to talk “politics” in the... Read more »