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Silverman: Gun violence leaves us all hostages to fate. Some now worry about having kids.

There is no perfect moment to be a parent, but modern times pose new problems. Amid the contagions of firearms and COVID, with massive inflation and limited affordable housing, this is a daunting year to start a family. America has faced other tough times. With World War II looming, U.S. Ambassador Joseph Kennedy reportedly said: […]

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Nicolais: Want to end mass shootings? Don’t get distracted by other issues.

After another tragic, commonplace massacre of school children in America last week, the monotonous debate on what needs to be done began again. Nearly a quarter century after Columbine, we have yet to implement changes to protect our most vulnerable. The simple truth is that nothing will happen until gun control advocates become single-issue voters […]