Mass shootings: What’s wrong with America?

This is a terrible tragedy in Las Vegas and the mass shooting perpetrated by Stephen Paddock  even goes into the saddest chapters of the history books. But some small scale shooting with few people dead or wounded take place in America almost every other week. So maybe my question is too harsh but does America really care about this problem, or maybe not so much and why?
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The legacy of Hugh Hefner is complicated

A pioneer of sexual revolution and fighter against prejudices or just a successful businessman and probably a sleazy old man. There are som divided views on a late Hugh Hefner. In your opinion, how did he and his Playboy magazine affect America’s society, culture? Read few comments.

Hugh Hefner (1926-2017). Credit: http://www.playboyenterprises.com/

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Trump’s speech and divided America

Could you please shortly assess President Donald Trump’s Inaugural Speech, what do you think this speech could mean, if anything, for Trump’s Presidency also in the context of the theme of divided America? We have seen protests, today a huge Women’s March takes place in DC.

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Credit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/

Donald J. Trump is the 45th President of the United States. Credit: https://www.whitehouse.gov/

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It seems Obamas’s gun control agenda won’t go any further

President Barack Obama have just announced what many call as fairly small changes in terms of gun control. Do you think he will try to push for more (should he try to push for more?) as his mandate is slowly ending and gun control will probably be also a visible topic in presidential campaign? Read few comments.

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America’s ambiguous relationship with immigrants?

House passes bill to tighten flow of Syrian refugees and according to Bloomberg poll most Americans oppose Syrian refugee resettlement. How do you read this debate, what does it mean in the context of American politics, society? Read few comments.

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How much does the Supreme Court decision mirror US public opinion regarding same-sex marriage?

Maybe with the different judges of the Supreme Court also the verdict would be different, and it is the verdict of the court, so based on the legal arguments, but still, how much the decision of the Supreme Court reflects also the changes of attitudes of the US public towards homosexuals? Read few comments.

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American Sniper also in Slovak cinemas now

Of course, we saw a heated debate in the US about the movie. In your opinion, what does the movie and this debate represent for America?  Read few comments.

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