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Another Mass Murder in America

Another mass murder has occurred in America, and, once again, outraged Americans have taken to social media to make their perspectives known. This is an online dialogue far too many people have grown tired of — and by “tired” I don’t mean “bored of” but rather tired from the depths of our souls. Collectively, weREAD MORE

Refuse to Be Silent

Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Missouri chapter said in a statement of condolence to Michael Brown’s family, “Unarmed African-American men are shot and killed by police at an alarming rate. This pattern must stop.” Yes. It must stop, and yet the pattern of police officers shooting unarmed African-American men isREAD MORE

Babies Shooting Babies

Just Another Day in America by Robyn Short This morning The Huffington Post shared this story on Facebook with the status update, “Just another day in America.” The headline: “Tom River, New Jersey Boy, 4 Accidentally Shot 6-Year-Old Neighbor In Head.” CNN reported on a similar story, “4-year old fatally shoots wife of Tenn. Sheriff’sREAD MORE