Originally written in August 2012. Even more relevant now.

James Pavel


By James Pavel

It’s difficult to pay attention to the 2012 presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney when there is literally a serious shooting in the United States of America once a week. A country that doubles and usually triples other first-world countries in death by bullets is on a horrifying new rampage of death and yet not a word has been uttered about pushing for stricter gun laws in the country.

Three people killed yesterday at Texas A&M University. Darius Kennedy gunned down in the middle of the afternoon in New York’s Times Square three days ago. Six people shot dead at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee last week. James Holmes shoots and kills 12 people and injures 58 people on July 20 in a Colorado movie theatre.

What exactly is the United States waiting for? This is a state of emergency. This is the time…

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