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10 big dreams that could help heal Milwaukee's racial divisions

Published Aug. 25, 2016

The ability to talk about race is behind the plan for OnMilwaukee's ongoing series of Milwaukee Talks: honest and frank discussions, unedited and focused on the issues of equality and justice. It's also the time for big dreams for the city.


The realities of Milwaukee County's gun court

Published July 1, 2016

Three student journalists at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee spent a semester studying Milwaukee County's gun court, the court where non-fatal shootings are sent. What they found is crucial to further understanding the city's crime debate.


Editing Omar Mateen's 911 calls is harmfully editing history

Published June 24, 2016

It's true that Omar Mateen's motives in Orlando may have been complicated, but here's why understanding the shooter's motives, and not editing his 911 calls, matters: Knowing the cause helps us craft solutions that are directly related to it.


Revolting votes by Johnson, GOP senators mean more gun murders

Published June 23, 2016

It may not be possible to be any more revolted by the Republican Party than I am right now. This week Senate Republicans, including our Sen. Ron Johnson, turned down a couple of serious attempts to enact minor laws designed to help control gun violence.

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The Dave Clarke .44

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has urged  county residents to arm themselves  and take firearms training  in order to protect their homes from criminals.  Is that a good idea? Clarke, who was appointed Sheriff by  Republican  Acting Governor Scott McCal...

Second Amendment Jews

"Peace comes through God-centered strength.....if you're an armed person, you're a citizen,  and if you're disarmed, you're a subject."  Charles Heller, Executive Director of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership  (JPFO)  (1)The JPFO, founded by the late Aa...

"It's Us!"

"We have met the enemy,and its us!"Pogo by Walt KellyIf (God forbid) you are found shot to death, the killer will probably be:  (a) A robber  (b)   your spouse or partner (c) a personal enemy  (d) you.Are you surprised that the correct answer is  (d)? ...

Have Gun, Will Use

Thanks to Wisconsin's new concealed carry law, more people will be  "packing heat" on our streets.   Thanks to the "castle doctrine"  and "stand your ground" laws  recently adopted, more Americans will be using guns  when they feel threa...

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