"To get a gun in Japan, first, you have to attend an all-day class and pass a written test, which are held only once per month. You also must take and pass a shooting range class. Then, head over to a hospital for a mental test and drug test (Japan is unusual in that potential gun owners must affirmatively prove their mental fitness), which you’ll file with the police. Finally, pass a rigorous background check for any criminal record or association with criminal or extremist groups, and you will be the proud new owner of your shotgun or air rifle. Just don’t forget to provide police with documentation on the specific location of the gun in your home, as well as the ammo, both of which must be locked and stored separately. And remember to have the police inspect the gun once per year and to re-take the class and exam every three years."
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A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths (via buttension)

see, that’s gun control
you don’t take away a person’s right to bear arms
you take away a person’s ability to abuse their arms
i mean it’s high maintenance but i really think it’d be worth it if it saves lives  

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Its not higher maintenence than dead kids.

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Notes on Ubisoft's Charlotte Corday

dangolding:

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It’s been a weird few days. A tweet of mine, what I thought was a completely mild, innocuous tweet, took off and has so far been retweeted something like 1800 times. A screenshot of that tweet was featured in a tumblr post that so far has about 140k notes.

In the tweet I’m talking about

zomgcthulhuz:

ferisae:

It felt wrong not to draw something for him, given how much joy he brought others.
The Zelda fandom lost a great man today. Sending strength and light to his family, especially his daughter, zeldawilliams


Zelda and Link look so sad :(

zomgcthulhuz:

ferisae:

It felt wrong not to draw something for him, given how much joy he brought others.

The Zelda fandom lost a great man today. Sending strength and light to his family, especially his daughter, zeldawilliams

Zelda and Link look so sad :(

"When women scream you wonder what’s wrong with them. When men yell you get afraid about what they’re going to do."
- A girl in my creative writing class said this in response to a story we read about witnessing intimate partner violence and it really fucked with my head because I’ve never, ever, ever, thought of it that way. (via labels-r4-clothes)

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