Quentin Tarantino http://wwno.org en The Cultural Wants & Desires of Gun Control http://wwno.org/post/cultural-wants-desires-gun-control <p>Gun control, gun control, gun control.&nbsp; In spite of this holiday season, I’ve heard the phrase “gun control” more than “peace on earth.” As an educator in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy, there would be few better presents for me than a national ban on assault weapons, body armor and high volume magazines. Yet I have to admit that while a national ban would be a tremendous political gift, I don’t see it as a watershed solution to our culture of violence. The discourse of gun control must quickly transition towards peace if we want substantive change.</p><p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 21:41:25 +0000 Andre Perry 25930 at http://wwno.org