A Nation Of Fear

A Nation Of Fear

BY VERN TURNER We Americans like to think of ourselves as fearless defenders of righteousness – you know, the home of the brave and all that. Yet what we present to the world is a people so terrified and hateful of one another that we shoot...

Our Days Of Guns

Our Days Of Guns

BY VERN TURNER Allow me to begin with a poem written by my colleague and friend, Steven Love of Dallas: VOICES Voices, the high-pitched tones of childhood, Laughing and enjoying moments of innocence And the company of others with little and...

A Gun Too Far

A Gun Too Far

BY VERN TURNER In one of George Carlin’s books, the introduction page has a quote from Hermann Goering, Hitler’s No. 2. It goes something like this: “Of course the people don’t want war, but if you keep telling them they are...