Atheists are a small minority in the U.S.  Advocates of gun control might be a minority in America as well. In light of the recent shootings in Aurora I am curious as to how atheists in this network view the lack of gun restrictions.  There are probably divergent views.

I have trouble believing that both presidential candidates are steering away from any call for reform after the horrific mass shooting. In my opinion it is insane to allow citizens access to assault weapons that can kill scores of people in a few minutes.  It was even more shocking to hear on a news show that a family had to raise money to pay for the immense hospital bills for one of the victims while they were already crippled with medical bills from the mothers fight with breast cancer.

As a Canadian I came to stand with my U.S brothers for the reason rally and freedom from religion.  I would be willing to come down to the capitol and march for two other important causes.  Gun control and universal health care.

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What a surreal house rule for a Canadian using Airbnb in Houston Texas in a few weeks.

House Manual


Please no early check ins or late check outs.

A little creepy.

Talk about surreal reinforcement of my prejudiced impressions of the Southern USA. I make a joke about guns and coming to Houston and on the next day that I am flying into the city there is that tragic local high school shooting. Now im on a greyhound bus to San Antonio and two people are ranting about finding Jesus loudly at the back of the bus. Im so glad I live in Canada. We have our zealots as well, but im less likely to run into them.

Russell, I've lived here all of my life and what you are experiencing now is what I find almost daily. Religion, guns, and Trump supporters. I've had enough of all 3 of them and more too. Idiots are going off on others now for speaking anything that is not English. I had no idea that this nonsense was "my America" until the Donald turned it all upside down. I hate that man. Some day he will get his. 

That day is coming, Michael.  Be patient, but know that it IS coming.

Michael, i have a newfound respect for what you have to endure.




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