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Guns Kill People—Really!

Popular Economics Weekly “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people” has been the credo of the NRA, gun lobby and most Republicans since the 1980s when gun manufacturers came up with automatic pistols, so that guns could kill more people. … Continue reading

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Please Protect US, Mr. President!

Popular Economics Weekly What has happened to our gun laws—especially the assault rifle ban that expired in 2004? Australians had the courage to pass tougher gun regulations—Australia’s Prime Minister in particular, at the time. It takes political courage, in other … Continue reading

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“Australia Is Not Like US”

Popular Economics Weekly “Australia is not like the U.S.” said commentator Michael Pascoe in the Sydney Morning Herald in response to President Obama’s remarks on the Umpqua Community College killings by a deranged killer, whose mother kept at least 7 … Continue reading

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