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Everything you know about gun ownership and violence is wrong

Excerpts from a Harvard study on gun ownership and gun control. It’s a fascinating read. They found no correlation between gun ownership and violence. [T]here is no consistent significant positive association between gun ownership levels and violence rates: across time…

A story about our broken health care system.

We have a broken health care system. People can’t get the help they need, and the broken parts don’t communicate with each other – as witness this story. A woman, married and with a child, got pregnant. Her family’s income…

14% of Americans receive food stamps

What strikes me as a Utah resident is that nearly 10% of Utah’s 2.8 million residents are on food stamps (and federally mandated cuts are coming) And yet Utah has one of the lowest food stamp usage rates in the…