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Wednesday 30 Jun 2010

Richard Aborn [President, Citizens Crime Commission]: "What is most important to the gun control movement is the ability to pass reasonable laws designed to break up the illegal gun markets. While I disagree with this decision, as I do with District of Columbia v. Heller, these rulings do not deter [read more]

Wednesday 23 Jun 2010

Richard C. Dieter [Executive Director, Death Penalty Information Center]: "Ronnie Lee Gardner [BBC Backgrounder] was executed in a hail of bullets as he sat strapped to a chair in a Utah prison a few nights ago. Gardner got the kind of execution he wanted--death by firing squad--and Utah finally got [read more]

Sunday 20 Jun 2010

Yifat Susskind [Policy and Communications Director, MADRE]: "The report by Human Rights Watch on female genital mutilation (FGM) in Kurdistan reveals the troubling reality facing women and girls compelled to undergo the procedure. Human Rights Watch references specifically the failure of the Kurdistan Regional Government to take seriously the issue [read more]

Saturday 12 Jun 2010

Nicole Nishimura [California Environmental Rights Alliance] "The California Environmental Rights Alliance is an environmental justice organization based in Southern California - home to the worst air quality in the United States. Our organization works with those hardest hit by the effects of pollution. Oftentimes the most polluted neighborhoods are in [read more]

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