€œThese a**holes… They always get away. €

On February 26th, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was an invited guest staying with his stepmother in a gated community in Sanford, Florida. During halftime of the NBA all-star game that evening, Martin walked to a local convenience store to get some snacks. Little did he know he was being followed by George Zimmerman, 28, the self-appointed …

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€œHow do you shoot someone eight times in self-defense? €

On February 10, National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, D.C. and declared, €œThroughout history, one simple truth rings as loud and clear as a bell-the presence of a gun in the hand of a good person makes us all safer. € But a recent …

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Back Nine

On June 22, an argument at a golf course in Austin, Texas, nearly turned into a tragedy. That day, Matthew Nader (a former stand-out football player for Westlake High School) and two friends were playing golf at the Lions Municipal Golf Course when 73-year-old Edwin Dailey approached the group and complained about their slow play …

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Road Rage

On August 5 in Pembroke Pines, Florida, a quiet morning erupted in tragedy when Special Agent Donald Pettit was shot and killed in the parking lot of a post office by James Patrick Wonder. Pettit, who was employed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, was traveling along a Florida highway with his 12-year-old daughter when …

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“Reasonable Belief”

On July 9, a confrontation between an Indiana resident and a homeless man led to tragic violence in Salt Lake City, Utah. That day, Michael James Mays-who had a history of substance abuse problems-was seen pacing across the street from Mama €™s Southern Plantation restaurant while talking on a cell phone. He then turned towards …

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“He’s a nice guy, but…”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. used to deliver what came to be known as his “but speech” in which he would remind the audience that the word “but” was the one word that completely changes everything that goes before it. For example: €œHe’s a nice guy, but €¦ € Recently, I read a couple of …

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Permissive Gun Laws Fail to Prevent Dramatic Increase in Violent Gun Crime

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Amish Teach Valuable Lesson of Forgiveness

We are quickly approaching the one-year anniversary of the tragic shooting that claimed the lives of five young Amish girls on October 2, 2006.

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