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12311260_1090499270968386_3444441084339744573_nNo one should think, especially a President of the United States “. . .  that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified,” nor “death by a thousand pricks,” is better than an attempt to negotiate a peaceful resolution or to finding another way.

Read article here: Dr. Ben Carson Says He’s Okay with Killing Children and Civilians

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Shooting of Mario WoodsThe killing of 26-year-old Mario Woods by San Francisco police officers on December 2 is a case that exemplifies the need for police reform in the United States.

Read article here: The unnecessary death of Mario Woods

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1257Gun worshiper assemblywoman Michele Fiore’s Christmas card promotes guns when Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace. It’s a good indication that we need to get a handle on America’s gun problem because if the Michele Fiores of this world get their way a very dangerous world, not one that is safe, will be the result.

 

 

Read article here: There is Nothing That Puts Christ Back in Christmas like a Gun

 

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Union and Confederate soldiers engaged in combat during the attack of the Massachusetts 54th Infantry Regiment on Fort Wagner, South Carolina, July 18, 1863, by Currier & Ives. (Library of Congress)

Union and Confederate soldiers engaged in combat during the attack of the Massachusetts 54th Infantry Regiment on Fort Wagner, South Carolina, July 18, 1863, by Currier & Ives. (Library of Congress)

Statistics say we do have a significant gun problem, contrary to what the NRA and Republicans would like to have us believe. Americans have bought into tales of the no-gun-problem they tell, driven by a well-run propaganda system that prevents effective gun legislation

ead article here: Republicans and the Gun Crowd Say We Don’t Have a Problem

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USAID Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Nancy Lindborg interacts with Syrian refugees at Islahiye Refugee Camp in Turkey

USAID Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Nancy Lindborg interacts with Syrian refugees at Islahiye Refugee Camp in Turkey

House republican anti-refugee legislation does not provide additional security. The current refugee process has proven to be reliable, effective, and works remarkably well. Supplemental certifications and background investigations are not necessary.

Read article here: Despite Facts, House Republicans Reject Humanitarianism In Favor Of Anti-Refugee Legislation

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