Despite the exposure our gun lobby is getting, I believe that the calibre of the rhetoric will fall short.
The coverage of the Margaret River tragedy shows the sensationalism about the spectre of Port Arthur obscures the greater discussion we need to have.
While you were asleep: Trump fires Tillerson, 7000 shoes speak volumes, Shia tells all, we don’t care
Morning. Overnight, we’ve had another casualty in the Trump administration, a powerful anti-gun demonstration in Washington and Shia Labeouf tell all.
Faced with the realities of their gun culture, the US government has done something, classifying ‘thoughts and prayers’ as a viable treatment for gunshot wounds.
We’ve learned about the brutality of the massacre through bitter experience. But while these things may have happened long ago, we should not quickly forget.