Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Tag: gun control

USA: Gun violence is ‘a human rights crisis’ – New Report

Amnesty’s report shows how all aspects of American life have been compromised by the availability of guns in a country lacking proper regulations and safeguards.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 29

Hurricane Maria caused 2,975 deaths in Puerto Rico, California joins nine other states and enacts trio of gun control bills that affect domestic violence offenders and more.

California joins nine other states and passes trio of gun control...

“People at risk of harming themselves or others should not have easy access to firearms."

Sunflowers vs. Gunpower: March For Our Lives takes on the NRA

Several hundred students, parents and supporters brought signs calling out the gun rights organization.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Infowars gets banned, U.S. Fish and Wildlife turns against saving the bees, and more.

‘Never again:’ To ‘demand they listen,’ activists stage rally at NRA...

"We don't want thoughts. We don't want prayers. We want change."

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 9, 2018

Trump freezes Obamacare payment program, Starbucks says goodbye to plastic straws, Colorado schools are arming teachers with no state oversight, and more.

What can be learned from a mass shooting that didn’t happen?

We may never have to confront a mass murderer, but we all can and must work on a culture bringing mass murder into our troubled world.

Study reveals Americans own 40 percent of all guns owned in...

“The biggest force pushing up gun ownership around the world is civilian ownership in the United States.”

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 28, 2018

Americans own 40% of the world's guns, the Republican tax plan has made the U.S. debt the highest since World War II, Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire, and more.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

New Supreme Court ruling could make it easier to hold corporations liable for things...

A new SCOTUS ruling could open the door to corporate liability, making it easier to fight for things like climate change awareness, gun control, and the opioid crisis.

Unsolicited advice for an undeclared presidential candidate

A letter to Elizabeth Warren.

The Founder’ monumental constitutional mistake; 2 senators from each state

But let’s not blame the Founders because they had no way of knowing how large this country would become and the great degree to which the populations of its states would vary.

The truth about the Trump economy

Instead of an “economic boom,” most Americans are experiencing declines in all these dimensions of their lives.

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