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The phrase "stay in your lane" is usually lobbed at celebrities who talk about politics on Twitter by people who disagree with them. People in the sports world will often get a "stick to sports" when they try to have an opinion that lies outside of the field of play.

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One Professor’s Response to Open Carry Activists

A philosophy professor, restaurant patron and open carry activist walk into a restaurant...

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Crosshairs and Targets: Innocent Symbols or Incendiary Iconography? [Updated]

A map that placed crosshairs over Gabrielle Giffords's Congressional district raises issues about inflammatory political rhetoric.

On Saturday morning, Arizona Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot along with at least a dozen other people, six of whom were killed, during a neighborhood meet-and-greet at a Tucson supermarket, according to various still-developing reports. The suspect, 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, is in custody and while Loughner's YouTube videos are disturbing, his motive is not yet known. Nonetheless, political pundits are using the opportunity to call attention to this map created by Sarah Palin's political action committee called Take Back the 20.

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