Aimee Patton

A pleasantly eccentric take on politics

Yesterday I was featured on a Fox 4 News segment discussing a MO Senate bill requiring MO 1st graders to learn gun safety from the NRA’s Eddie Eagle Program.  I discussed how a 2004 National Institute of Medicine study found that the Eddie Eagle Program was ineffective at actually changing behavior when it came to […]

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An official announcement came today indicating that the Boy Scouts of America may be reversing their position on banning gay scout leaders.  This after a 2000 Supreme Court decision finding in favor of the Scouts for upholding their ban prohibiting gay scouts. From a Boy Scouts spokesperson, “We’re a grassroots organization. This is a response […]

I’ve been writing about gun control a lot and have been fortunate to debate gun control on Darla Jaye’s 980 KMBZ show (shout out to my favorite Conservative – woot, woot). Most of the opposing views expressed have been summed up like this – “People who don’t understand guns are the ones who want to […]

Dear American people, I am submitting a proposal that I hope you will take into consideration as a possible solution to our gun problems in America. As the gun debate continues, it seems like Democrats and Republicans are all agreeing that background checks are necessary when it comes to purchasing a gun. All too often […]

Dear Democrats and Republicans, I am declaring it. Right now, right here, let the history books show that I have officially declared our next war. I am declaring war on the war on. The shorter versions is war on war or for twitter #WoW – pretty cool that one worked out. So why the #WoW? […]

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