Steve June 12, 2022

The Senate—with so many of its members in thrall to and funded by the gun lobby—will only posture, pray, hold a moment or two of silence—and then do virtually nothing., Gun worship is transcendent in the United States, with 400 million guns in circulation—more guns than people—and only cursory controls on who can buy or access them. Firearms are fetishized, celebrated and brandished throughout our society, delivering a devastating daily death toll unknown anywhere else in the world. This idolatry reveres above all else the semiautomatic AR-15, dubbed “America’s rifle” by the NRA. In the wake of back to back,2022-06-11 11:16:00,Read More

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