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It’s Time to Get War Weapons Off America’s Streets

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 30th January, 2013 | 1 Comment

Gun-Control-Action-Kirsten-Now is the time when we can change the debate in this country. In the wake of the cruel massacre in Newtown, ordinary citizens are demanding action on common sense laws. How Do We Get War Weapons Off Our Streets?
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Slaughter of Innocents

Posted by in Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 19th December, 2012 | No Comments

Mexican poet Javier Sicila on the Caravan for Peace this summer, 2012.Millions of anguished conversations about the murder of so many small children at a Connecticut elementary school have produced new resolve to do something. This new commitment to at least talk about gun restriction is heartening. Nevertheless, those, such as myself, who have watched previous waves of horror sweep in, and then recede in the wake of other gun-murder outrages, know we need a broad and resilient coalition against gun violence.
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Why Guns from the U.S. mean Murder in Mexico

Posted by in Mexico, World News & Events on 2nd August, 2012 | 3 Comments

gunsWatch ‘U.S. Guns: The Awful, Shock Truth’ produced by the Washington Office of Latin America (WOLA) and Cuéntame. It illustrates how these guns are trafficked to Mexico, who profits from their sale, and what President Obama can do to stop this kind of trafficking.
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