An Open Letter to Families Who Lost Loved Ones in the DC Navy Yard Mass Shooting

(This is reproduced from a version online by Gina LaGuardia-Schrecker) September 16, 2013 Dear Brokenhearted, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know your pain all too well. Six weeks ago tonight, my father was killed in a mass shooting in Pennsylvania. He was merely attending a township meeting with his neighbors. LittleContinue reading “An Open Letter to Families Who Lost Loved Ones in the DC Navy Yard Mass Shooting”

Changing the tone of political dialogue requires responsibility and courage

By Todd Thomason I was out running errands on Saturday when news of the shootings in Tucson, Arizona, first began to drift onto the airwaves. Four days later we are still trying to come to grips with the aftermath: six people (including a nine-year-old-girl) dead, thirteen others wounded, and Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords lying in criticalContinue reading “Changing the tone of political dialogue requires responsibility and courage”