“The day of High School I’ll never forget” by Medium

Read this blog post by an Arapahoe High School student about the shooting last Friday. He penned a message on his hand to his family, in case they had to find his body. One thing I learned, is that you never really know anything like this could happen to you, until it does. via The […]

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Guest Post: Ten Dumbest Things Gun Nuts Always Say

From Guest Blogger, List of X List of X’s blog is “An Ostensibly Funny Commentary* of the Recent News and Events.  (* warning! may not actually be funny or a commentary. Also, since I am not quite sure what “ostensibly” means, it might not be “ostensibly” either.)” But believe me, List of X’s commentary is […]

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Grim Satisfaction

An actual debate I had on Facebook in response to this video: And, just in case you needed another reason to boycott Walmart: How Walmart Helped Make the Newtown Shooter’s AR-15 the Most Popular Assault Weapon in America

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The Triangle of Change

The Epidemiologic Triangle: Changing the Conversation about Gun Violence Public health practitioners use a tool called the “Epidemiologic Triangle” to identify the causes and transmission of an epidemic, and to identify points of intervention: The points of the triangle are the Environment, Host, and Agent. How can we use this concept, this vocabulary, to talk about […]

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The Right to Bear Harms

My heart goes out to the families in Connecticut and Oregon who have lost their children and loved ones this week. I was already going to write about gun violence today. I was going to tell the story of my father’s death. Today was my first day as a volunteer with Ceasefire Oregon, a local […]

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