December 18, 2012

Why Israel Has No Newtowns

Liel Leibovitz, Tablet Magazine

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It's the Jewish state's gun culture, not its laws, that prevents mass shootings like the one in Connecticut.

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TAGGED: Guns, Israel, United States, Connecticut, Sandy Hook, Newtown


December 17, 2012
Explaining American Gun Culture to a European
Daily Telegraph
Whatever steps are taken in the wake of this tragedy, guns will remain a central part of America’s culture, as will gun violence. That may appear baffling to European eyes, but it is not something that can or will be quickly or... more ››
December 17, 2012
Some of the World's Safest Countries Love Guns
M.E. Synon, Daily Mail
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December 17, 2012
Martyrs to U.S. Gun Culture
Herald Sun
America has fallen deep into the abyss of a misguided belief in a right to keep and bear arms that has once again brought tragedy. more ››
December 17, 2012
What Makes American Gun Culture So Unique
Max Fisher, Wash Post
The deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary is provoking another heated round of the same conversation that the U.S. has after every mass shooting: is there something particular or unusual to our gun culture? The answer, based... more ››
December 16, 2012
Time for U.S. to Cure Its Sick Gun Laws
Globe and Mail
In the search for answers, perhaps the place to start is to round up what we know. We know that the U.S. has a politicized gun culture that allows people to own high-calibre, rapid-firing automatic weapons, to bring holstered... more ››