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TAKE 2: Bring it on — But the gun culture in America has got to change

December 17, 2012

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Nancy Anderson, MBJ contributing columnist

I read Nick Kristof’s column in the New York Times on Sunday. It was entitled, “Do we have the courage to stop this?” Kristof writes about common sense gun regulations in Canada and Australia that we might consider implementing. The first time the column below ran, I received some of the nastiest and scariest e-mails […]

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Bring it on — But the gun culture in America has got to change

March 29, 2012

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I don’t like guns. My father had an old shotgun he kept in the closet, unloaded of course. He was a country boy who never took to hunting, so I had no experience with firearms and the sport surrounding their use. Two husbands, no hunters. When I married Ken, he had a small handgun. He […]

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Y’all can have bunch of fun marching, but I’ve got stuff to do

October 28, 2011

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I’ve been watching Ken Burns’ show “Prohibition” on PBS. It details how activism gets translated into policy and is a fascinating story. In the 1880s, women fueled the temperance movement. They were concerned about the effect of strong drink on their husbands. These women organized and gathered in front of saloons, kneeling and praying for […]

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