Column: Profiles in Cowardice

The U.S. Senate has announced that it is on the verge of a monumental breakthrough: adoption of a bill that affects people with or seeking to acquire guns. This has been touted by the Senate leadership as the most substantial change in the gun laws in thirty years. Given that Continue reading “Column: Profiles in Cowardice”

Column: Lacking Conscience or Courage, What Toll?

My son, Tucker, appeared at the door of the bedroom where I’d snuggled him in for a nap but minutes before. He was three years old, and we were visiting a friend for the day. Clearly unnerved, he said, “There’s a gun in there.”

I scooped him up and entered the room. A rifle was Continue reading “Column: Lacking Conscience or Courage, What Toll?”