Monthly Archives: May 2019

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

May
22

TEMPLATE FOR THE FUTURE!

Disappointment describes my feelings after the Minnesota Legislature failed to pass two gun bills focused on gun safety: Comprehensive Background Checks and Red Flag (Extreme Risk Protective Orders). Analytics of these bills prove they save lives. See: protectmn.org, thetrace.org, engageelca.org. But as the…

May
18

FOREST AND TREES

The expression is “You can’t see the forest for the trees.” The bi-partisan Conference Committee met yesterday to debate two public health gun safety bills: Comprehensive Background Checks and Red Flag. See earlier blogs for descriptions. After three hours of debate a vote…

May
8

PSALM 23 Day

Another school shooting. Highlands Ranch, Colorado. In the USA, a school shooting occurs every 12 days. Everytown reports there have been at least 41 incidents of gunfire at schools in 2019. PSALM 23 provides balance for this day. “Even though I walk through…

May
2

SECOND AMENDMENT ABUSE

The Second Amendment is sacrosanct to gun owners. However, there are caveats. The amendment begins with a focus on “militias.” This sets the context. Why militias? 1) The Southern slave states wanted militias to be able to control the slave population; 2) Since…

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