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High school students attend the March For Our Lives in Seattle, March 24, 2018 to protest gun violence following the shooting at following the Stoneman Douglas High School. Image credit: Ryan1783/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The mass shootings in Boulder, Colorado and in metro Atlanta are just two more instances of senseless gun violence enabled by the NRA, gun manufacturers, and the corrupt politicians they control.
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Journalist Nora Loreto. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | Every Canadian should read Nora Loreto's essay in the National Observer -- and every Canadian man should read it in a spirit of reflection and honest self-examination.
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Trump protest in Toronto. Image: Can Pac Swire/Flickr
Rick Salutin | The U.S. is now at peak derangement on the Trumpometer, which measures Americans' states of mind. While some Canadians join in, mostly we don't, and not just because we lack Trump.
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Andrew Scheer. Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Conservatives appear to be not merely the party of unsavoury "old-stock" Canadians, but of dangerous Canadians too.
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Vigil for victims of mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio. Photo: Becker1999/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Even as the U.S. reels in the wake of two mass killings this past weekend, the scourge of guns and anti-immigrant actions continue.
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Presumed law-abiding gun owners shop at a gun show in Texas, where no records of sales are kept (Photo: M&R Glasgow, Wikimedia Commons).
David J. Climenhaga | Tactics used by gun advocates and their Conservative allies to fight the so-called long-gun registry have opened the door to discussion of an outright ban on handguns.
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David J. Climenhaga | A political strategy that has long worked for the right -- forget about what your opponents have to say and rile up your base -- may be going mainstream. That’s probably bad news for Alberta.
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Karl Nerenberg | Twenty-nine years after 14 women were killed at École Polytechnique in Montreal, advocates for gun control renew their call for the federal government to do more.
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Demonstration by Teens For Gun Reform. Photo: Lorie Shaull/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | According to reports, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is considering allowing federal education funds to be used to buy guns to arm teachers in the classroom.
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David J. Climenhaga | Adopting a policy proposed by the United Conservative Party would be tantamount to declaring law-free open season on anyone who wanders onto an isolated property.
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March For Our Lives rally in NYC. Photo: mathiaswasik/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | Beneath the calls for gun control that mark this remarkable political moment, there seems to be an underlying rebellion, one that is demanding an end to the war against youth.
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Penney Kome | If anti-gun wave "flips the house," new Democrat majority likely to impeach number 45.