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March for Our Lives will Generate Spark of Transformation

Muncie, Indiana Blog – In a prophetic voice, I’m going to say that the March Against Gun Violence or March for Our Lives is a turning point or catalyst for the USA. More than a million Americans marched on Saturday, March 24. Thousands got up from their desks and walked out of classrooms on March 14. Another walkout is […]

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Government

Can We Take Back Our Economy?

Muncie, Indiana Blog – The Republican tax plan is a disaster. Projected repercussions include job loss in the very industries that the GOP promised to save, more cuts to public education, and a continued gutting of healthcare. The Senate is a dumpster fire, a horse so dead the riding crops are kicking up bone dust. […]

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Community Government

What if the Tea Party had its Way? Become a Stop Sign in 2014 (And Why There’s No Such Thing as a Dead End)

The very best stories I am able to tell through words or images  find me. I’m just the vessel. And there is a hidden story screaming to be told through a photograph I took just a few months ago, in October 2013. This story found me as I flipped through the photos in my camera; an […]

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Government

US gun massacres mount up, but no more gun control. Why?

US gun massacres mount up, but no more gun control. Why? (via The Christian Science Monitor) Aurora theater shooting survivor Stephen Barton speaks during a rally on gun control on Capitol Hill Thursday. Barton was shot in the neck, and received shrapnel wounds on his right arm and chest and cuts to his face. Twelve […]

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Government

Federal Preemption Laws Allow Guns at Public Pools

Now, You Can’t Ban Guns at the Public Pool by Lois Beckett, ProPublica If you feel unsafe at a public pool in Charleston, W.Va., you may soon have the right to lie there on a towel with a handgun at your side. For 20 years, Charleston has been an island of modest gun restrictions in […]

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Government

Gun Control Stalls Due to Cowardice

Photo courtesy of Doug Mills/The New York Times In the latest round of, cowardice, or “We appreciate your votes during the election, but we must serve our campaign financiers”, the senate dropped the ball on passing important gun control policies which would have forced background checks for online and gun-show sales and also voted against […]