In solidarity with Pittsburgh

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On Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, a man went into a Pittsburgh synagogue and killed 11 people. According to the Anti-Defamation League, this was the largest attack on the Jewish people in U.S. history. I wish I could say that I was shocked when I heard the news. I was sitting
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"Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign with memorials

The myth of mourning

Some people take action, some people stop, some people continue on with their lives, but we all mourn: In our own particular, equally tortured ways, we mourn.
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Targeting gun violence

It has been almost a year since the massacre of 26 individuals ravaged a small elementary school in Newtown, Conn., and shocked a nation about the dangers of gun violence. Yet since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, there have been more than 10,000 gun-related murders, and zero comprehensive
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Moving past a violent culture

The Berkeley Circus

A simple ratio of gun ownership to gun homicide shows an average American person is three times more likely to be killed by gun homicide than an average Swiss person is. Americans not only have more guns, but they’re also more likely to use those guns to commit homicide. But it’s
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