RESPONSE TO LAWRENCE KEANE’S TAKE ON SMART GUNS
Lawrence G. Keane is supposed to represent the gun manufacturers and retailers who pay his salary. With his wildly inaccurate attack on us and our network of citizens’ organizations (‘Smart Gun’ technology can’t be forced on law enforcement or public,” Conn. Post, Feb. 20, 2018) he does his patrons a disservice; he misses a rare chance to find common ground with Americans who stand outside of the gun industry’s ever-narrowing circle of wagons.
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RABBI JOEL MOSBACHER ON RELIGION ON THE LINE
Rabbi Joel Mosbacher discusses what communities today can do to address gun violence (starting at 48:20).
“If 30,000 Americans were dying in a war every year, we wouldn’t just stand idly by, we wouldn’t say ‘This is what it means to be an American. This is the price we pay for being an American.’ We would have done something…..It’s inexplicable, it’s inexcusable, it’s unacceptable.”
SHOREWOOD BOARD SUPPORTS ‘SMART GUN’ MOVEMENT
SHOREWOOD – Less than a week after 17 people were killed in a horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the Shorewood Village Board signed on to a national movement promoting “smart gun” technology.
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‘SMART GUN’ RESOLUTION WINS SUPPORT IN SHOREWOOD
Gun manufacturers are encouraged to adopt so-called smart gun technology under a resolution passed by the village board in the Milwaukee suburb of Shorewood Monday night.
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VILLAGE OF SHOREWOOD PASSES RESOLUTION TO TACKLE GUN VIOLENCE, DEATHS
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) –The Wisconsin group, Common Ground, says they are trying to curb gun violence and reduce gun deaths through a resolution called “Do Not Stand Idly By,” that was passed by Shorewood’s Village Board Monday night.
Supporters say they want to send a strong message to gun manufacturers by hitting them where it hurts, their wallets.
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