I am 19 years old, and I am not an American citizen nor related to one. I am from Liberia, a nation founded by freed slaves from America, but I am a global citizen.
Eventually some school shooting is going to be the last. Even in America.
<i>It seems that in the United States, it has been assumed that good people should live on high alert.</i>
Several years ago, as a newcomer to the University of Iowa, I signed up for a training course in how to survive and face violent events called “Violent Incident Survival Training.” It is a kind of course [Read more]
These are moments that briefly unite the country in pain, but the unity ends with the weapons.
America’s gun control debate is basically a touring production. After every atrocity, the left and right take to their keyboards and television cameras and perform the same arguments, attack the same villains, perhaps with a few novelties thrown in for the locals.
Don't expect, as unbelievable as it sounds, shootings such as this one in Las Vegas – coming on top of the shooting of a congressman playing baseball and the Orlando nightclub mass killing – to derail this campaign on behalf of gun owners and others.