Guns

Legislation To Ban Assault Weapons At State House

(2.27) In the shameful absence of federal leadership on this issue it appears that the states will have to act to ban the sale of semi-automatic weapons. This Tuesday the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence and legislators and advocates from across our state will be taking an important step introducing Rep. Jason Knight and

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‘One Gun Gone’ At Trade Pop Up

A gun violence prevention public art show featuring these molded crayon sculptures opens Thursday at Trade Pop Up Gallery on Governor Street. (Facebook event page.) One Gun Gone is a multidisciplinary gun violence prevention public art project in which students from underserved neighborhoods in Providence participate in a professional art making and marketing exercise that

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Machine Guns And Grenade Launchers . . . At The County Fair

No sooner had I hit ‘publish’ on this morning’s rant concerning current events in Missouri and the militarization of American police departments than I opened the Providence Journal to see a lovely picture of a young boy lying against his prize-winning calf, Edelweiss, at the Washington County Fair — truly a balm for the soul.

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Looks like he’s really taking that Ayers thing to heart

Here’s a pdf of Obama’s 60-some point questionnaire for potential appointments. Facebook pages, potentially embarrassing emails, any ‘controversial’ issues you’ve worked on, even private diaries.  Check-ups, gun ownership, and, yes — ‘associations’ that could be used to ‘impugn your character’ are all on the table…

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The Left Foreleg of Wild Wolves . . . It’s What’s for (Sarah Palin’s) Dinner

While animal rights might not be at the top of most people’s list of issues to consider when deciding their vote for President, as a vegetarian (with occasional lapses of tuna-eating), I found this to be noteworthy.  As the Humane Society Legislative Fund explains in their first-ever endorsement in the presidential election, an endorsement HSLF

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to the PPD from the PDD*

Could you guys maybe worry a little less about speeding and a little more about graffiti? Aren’t you even a little embarrassed that these evil-doers are now tagging your own equipment with apparent impunity? Put down the radar you wusses — you’ve got real guns — use ’em. *actually the opinions expressed here are strictly

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