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  • Harvard Study: Gun Control Is Counterproductive

    12/20/2012 8:52:19 AM PST · by doug from upland · 13 replies
    Harvard Study: Gun Control Is Counterproductive I've just learned that Washington, D.C.'s petition for a rehearing of the Parker case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit was denied today. This is good news. Readers will recall in this case that the D.C. Circuit overturned the decades-long ban on gun ownership in the nation's capitol on Second Amendment grounds. However, as my colleague Peter Ferrara explained in his National Review Online article following the initial decision in March, it looks very likely that the United States Supreme Court will take the case on appeal. When it does...
  • CA: Crisis in education - Parents bear heavy responsibility for dismal school droput(sic) rates

    03/25/2005 11:36:31 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies · 719+ views
    LA Daily News ^ | 3/25/05 | Op/Ed
    The high-school dropout crisis in Los Angeles and across California is far worse than anybody knew. Researchers at Harvard University reported Wednesday that more than half of the students who enter Los Angeles Unified School District high schools, and nearly 30 percent across the state, don't graduate within four years. The dropout rates are sharply higher for Latino and African-American children. Those numbers are roughly twice as bad as members of the education establishment led the public to believe. For years, they have blamed transiency of the large immigrant population and a lot of other reasons for the lack of...
  • Maria Heil (SAS) will be on WMAL Radio TONIGHT (May 1, 2002) CALL-IN!!

    05/01/2002 3:35:12 PM PDT · by pro2A Mom · 34 replies · 217+ views
    Maria Heil | May 1, 2002 | Maria Heil, Second Amendment Sisters
    Just got this press call. Tonight(May 1st) at 9pm Eastern time, I will be on the Charlie Warren Show on WMAL AM630 (ABC Radio) out of Washington, DC Sorry, their internet streaming is not working. We will be discussing the new Harvard "study". Opposite me will be a Rita Henly Jensen from some on-line women's newsite (I think). It is a call-in show too!1-202-432-WMAL If you are close enough to DC, please listen and or call in!