Let's be honest: On guns, the enemy is us

Thanks to media and entertainment companies that glorify violence, young children and teens today are privy to murder, mayhem — and even pornography — at tragically early ages. Yet, too many times, I’ve heard mainstream, late-night comedians make cracks about porn, dismissing it as no big deal — just another option on the remote. Sexual violence against women, which defines most porn, isn’t funny.

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When you think about the effect such diversions have on children, barbaric is too civilized a word for what we’ve tolerated and allowed ourselves to become.

How are younger generations supposed to know how to resolve differences, civilly, when they’ve never seen it done? How are boys and young men to channel their frustrations and anxieties without role models to show them? How are girls and young women to survive and thrive when their male counterparts are encouraged to be predators by the cultural effluvia they’re immersed in daily?

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