Remembering the Tragedy in Tucson

With our recent focus on mental illness, it’s time to revisit the tragedy in Tucson. We need to remember those who died and give their deaths meaning by correcting what went wrong.

It’s the System, Stupid!

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If we want to do something about the unjust Trayvon Martin verdict, we must stop thinking about vengeance, and prepare ourselves for a long, hard fight against a discriminatory infrastructure. The Stand Your Ground laws must be overturned. People who have a history of domestic violence and resisting arrest — people like George Zimmerman — should not be allowed to own or carry guns.