SHARE Friday, March 24, 2017 A Call to Arms Empathy
This op-ed argues how the polarized debate in America on guns is a microcosm of why empathy with some conservatives, as well as other groups thought to be key to the 2016 Presidential election, is as important as ever for achieving meaningful change. Arguing that opinions on guns are far from monolithic - whether among white Americans steeped in gun culture, or black Americans, many of whom see guns as part of resistance.
(15 comments) SHARE Saturday, September 17, 2016 All Lives Matter, But Some Lives Matter More Than Others -- Even In Our Constitution
A line from literature -- "all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others" -- provides a witty and devastating response to those who say "All Lives Matter." This article explores how our own Constitution has been interpreted to favor some lives over others, across not just policing, but private self-defense laws, firearm laws, and practices like targeted killings and Stand Your Ground.