Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: assault weapons

Canadian prime minister bans assault weapons 7 days after series of...

"There is no use and no place for such weapons in Canada."

Boulder, Colorado passes new gun control laws

Boulder now joins a few other cities and towns throughout the U.S. that are passing laws aimed at banning the controversial AR-15.

In a renewed debate, Norway plans to ban semi-automatic weapons

The new plan to ban semi-automatic weapons tightens the country's laws even further.

More than a dozen banks finance gun manufacturers and the assault...

More than a dozen banks support five of the largest gun manufacturers connected to countless shooting tragedies in America.

Time for a Nonviolent Assault on Our Blood-Stained Congress

“It is time to end this experiment with transmogrifying the entire US into Tombstone Territory with everyone armed to the teeth prepared to either be a bad guy or take out a bad guy. It is not working.”

Can We Do Anything About Murderous Assault Weapons?

Why would any civilized nation allow assault weapons to be sold, as we do, to anyone when no other Western nation does?

NRA: Why Can’t We Outlaw Guns Meant for Terrorists?

It's not only in the U.S. that these combat weapons—that is, arms developed for use on the battlefield—are being used against innocent, defenseless civilians. Shame, shame, shame.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.