This story is the first in a three-part series on candidates with considerable scientific training who are running as Democrats for the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania. Their first test is the 15 May primary.
It is clear we need common sense gun regulation for the public safety and I strongly believe that Constitution authorizes such regulation. The Supreme Court itself has acknowledged that the right to gun ownership is not without limits. I believe that we must strengthen our background check system, close loopholes in existing laws and we must create new legislation more strident in the banning of military-style and semi-automatic assault weapons or adapters allowing other guns to be manipulated into rapid-firing weapons.
Our foreign policy must focus on international relations. In the future we must conduct our foreign affairs with statesmanship and diplomacy. If we truly want to protect the security and welfare of our citizens, and our standing in world affairs then we must lead by an example of how we treat our citizens at home and in how we treat the peoples of foreign nations.
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A male friend remarked about the recent revelations, “It’s dark times we are living in.” But it is not a dark time, there has been a giant light shined upon the darkness we have inhabited. I look forward to my daughter growing up in this light, where she has no secrets and can live a life without fear. I look forward to a light that clears away the shadows inside which we and our children are sexually abused. I bask in the light under which women unify.