It’s just a fact of life that handguns are now permanent legal fixtures in the American landscape. We have to live with that. But the freedom to own a firearm doesn’t mean it has to be free of charge. It doesn’t mean that owners can’t be a tiny bit inconvenienced. And someone’s right to own a gun certainly does not trump the safety rights of the rest of us.
White supremacy and its ideology is on the rise, unabashedly metastasizing and leaving a trail of casualties in its wake.
Children instinctively reach down for the white ash, a natural mosquito repellent, and rub it on their skin as women set to milking and men prepare for a long day seeking pasture at the peak of the dry season.
Among the hundreds of victims added to the body count last week from our ever-growing national negligence on gun violence were two teenagers who lunged at school gunmen to save the lives of others. Ever since then, there have been near constant cries that we should be ashamed that our children are burdened