2018/03/07
run, hide, fight, how to survive an active shooter event, Shelter in place, gun control

How to Survive an Active Shooter Event Using Run Hide Fight

How do you feel about raising kids in a time when it is necessary that they are taught run hide fight protocol as a means to […]
2016/08/19
parenting, gun control, hiding in a bathroom, attack

That Time I Had to Hide in a Bathroom Stall with my Daughter

Ever think about what it really means that we are parenting in a world where it’s completely necessary to teach our children what to do in case someone enters […]
2016/07/07
civil rights, alton sterling, philandro castile, gun control, change gonna come

When is the Change Gonna Come?

I’m writing this tonight because if I don’t write it down, I’ll probably implode. This is not for you. I don’t care if anyone ever reads […]
2016/07/07
Nakia Jones, Alton Sterling, gun control, cops gone rogue

Our Complacency Murdered Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

I just watched the videos of the murder of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and I am sick and disgusted. I am fucking angry. Why does […]
2016/06/22
gun control, NRA, Right to bear arms, John Lewis, Filibuster, semi automatic weapon

Screw the GOP, Screw the NRA and Screw the Right to Bear Arms

I’ve been mulling over my thoughts on gun control, the Nay voters in the Senate that essentially voted for the rights of terrorists to have guns, […]
2016/06/13
mass shooting, gun control, LGBTQ, Orlando, Florida, Pulse, Shooting, Gay Community, Pride, Omar Mateen, Eddie Justice, Mina Justice

The Collateral Damage of Hate and Lax Gun Control

My heart has been breaking since learning about the mass shooting that took place at “Orlando’s Premier Gay club”, Pulse, early Sunday morning leaving 49 victims dead […]
2015/12/03
gun control, san bernadino, mental illness, parenting, parenting in the time of chaos, throat punch thursday

Every Morning I drop My Girls off at School I’m Terrified its Our Last Goodbye

My mind has been swirling with all the mass shootings and talk of gun control or should I say, lack thereof? Between Trump, shootings and racists […]
2013/05/02
caroline Sparks, Kristian Sparks,gun control, gun safety, NRA, parenting, Kentucky

Throat Punch Thursday~ Lock Up Your Guns, People!!

How many children have to be “accidentally” shot and killed before people start to lock up their fucking guns? How many children have to die before […]
2012/12/20
Chicago, Facebook Live, Throat Punch Thursday,Brittany Herring, Hate Crime, Donald Trump

Throat Punch Thursday~ The World’s a Fucked Up Place to Live This Week

There is so much going on this week. I was not going to post a Throat Punch this week because I wanted some levity and none […]