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  • Connecticut school massacre: Why?

     
    Every gun massacre is horrible, but this seems worst of all. If the preliminary reports are true, a gunman (or perhaps gunmen?) might have massacred an entire kindergarten class at an elementary school in Connecticut. Twenty children, six adults and...
  • Why I Don't Keep A Gun In My House

    After the Newtown massacre, a friend asked me if I kept a gun in my house. No, I do not, for several reasons. The first is personal experience. The last time I had a gun in my place of residence was in Vietnam. In early 1970, my Army unit moved to the...

    Light Must Shine On Government Secrecy

    Mamie Till did the unspeakable almost 60 years ago. She opened the casket at her son Emmett's funeral so the world could see how this 14-year-old was shot, bludgeoned, mutilated and then drowned in Mississippi's Tallahatchie River with a cotton gin fan...

    'The Why' revival at Blank Theatre sparks fresh questions

     'The Why' revival at Blank Theatre sparks fresh questions
    Comedy isn't the genre that springs to mind when one thinks of school shootings. But that is the unusual — and not insensitive route — Victor Kaufold, a fledgling 19-year-old playwright, took in responding to the tragedy that has come to be...

    Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull

    Reckoning With Emotions' Powerful Political Pull
    During Wednesday's debate on new gun laws, Sen. John Kissel rose and began a lengthy set of remarks with two anecdotes. First, the Enfield Republican spoke movingly of hugging his youngest son, Tristan, on the day of the Newtown massacre, one day before...