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1963 March on Washington – Caroline French was there!

Fifty years ago, a quarter-million people found their ways to our nation’s capital for one of the largest political rallies in history. Caroline French, a grassroots political activist and antiques dealer from the Seacoast, was one of them. “I was 21 years old, a college student at UNH,” she said. “When you’re in college, you […]

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Guns Create a Bloody Week for Kids

The column Sunday Shooting Review briefly lists some (but by no means all) of the children age 16 and younger who have been injured or killed by guns during the previous week. The present blog expands this information for the week of Jan. 28 to Feb. 3 by consulting the primary sources reporting these incidents. […]

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Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?

I was impressed. My conservative Republican friend Crawford Notch was dressed to the nines wearing a freshly-pressed suit, a conservative (naturally) tie and well-shined shoes. “Crawford,” I shouted to him, “you’re looking mighty fine. What’s up? You getting married or buried?” Crawford was pleased that I asked him. It gave him a chance to say, […]

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On Tucson

Yet another tragic story of mass murder carried out with guns dominates the media. It happens so often, yet, for some reason, we act surprised each time. Jared Lee Loughner is accused of killing six people and wounding 14 others, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford, in Tucson, Arizona. Rachael Maddow provides below a somber chronology of […]

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