Tag: Second Amendment

Now Accepting Apologies
November 17, 2016

Now Accepting Apologies

BY KAREN WEBB I have started and stopped trying to compose my thoughts on this election every day and end up tossing them out. We have been on a cardio diet since April. He has been, I have cheated a lot. I had gained a few pounds worrying about the possible election of an egotistical,…

What’s Next
November 10, 2016

What’s Next

BY SHARON MARTIN Someone with whom I work posted on Election Day that she “voted against abortion.” Abortion wasn’t on the ballot. I’m pro-life, but I know that when abortions are illegal, they still happen. Back-alley abortions often take the lives of the mothers, too. I’m all for cutting the number of abortions with good…

Gun Logic
October 21, 2016

Gun Logic

BY SHARON MARTIN The full-page ad read: “I agree with our founding fathers; the Second Amendment is a fundamental right of the American Citizen.” Well, yes. So are the First Amendment, Third Amendment, Fourth Amendment … You get my drift. Don’t be a one-issue voter. But if you do believe that the Second Amendment is…

A Nation Of Fear
July 15, 2016

A Nation Of Fear

BY VERN TURNER We Americans like to think of ourselves as fearless defenders of righteousness – you know, the home of the brave and all that. Yet what we present to the world is a people so terrified and hateful of one another that we shoot each other to the tune of 30,000 per year….

Our Days Of Guns
July 1, 2016

Our Days Of Guns

BY VERN TURNER Allow me to begin with a poem written by my colleague and friend, Steven Love of Dallas: VOICES Voices, the high-pitched tones of childhood, Laughing and enjoying moments of innocence And the company of others with little and big voices … And then came the bullets … the bullets! … the bullets!!…

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