Results tagged with 'guns'
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.
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.
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.
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.
Published June 15, 2016
After the shooting in Orlando, the left rushed to blame guns and Republicans, while Donald Trump and the right rushed to blame the president. It seems that we have forgotten who the bad guy is here - and it's not each other.
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The devastating events in Isla Vista, CA has left people reeling with horror. Unfortunately this type of mental illness is prevalent in these tragic times. With each breaking news story, are we becoming desensitized to violence? I studied news writing in college. I understand the 'if it...
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...
"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...
"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)? ...
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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