Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: gun control

NRA and Wayne LaPierre found guilty in corruption case: A blow...

A Manhattan jury delivers a seismic verdict, finding Wayne LaPierre and the NRA guilty of corruption, shaking the foundations of America's gun rights stronghold.

A grim Halloween: Surge in mass shootings exposes America’s enduring gun...

The broad geographic distribution of these incidents underscores the fact that no region is immune to this ongoing crisis.

Stephen King joins the outcry for sensible gun laws following tragic...

Renowned author and Maine native Stephen King took to social media to express his frustration, igniting a conversation that goes beyond mere thoughts and prayers.

‘This is unacceptable’: As many as 20 reported dead, dozens wounded...

Between 15 and 22 people were killed and scores wounded Wednesday night in the city of Lewiston, Maine.

Using white privilege to ban guns

A gun control organization run by women of color is putting white women on the frontlines of demanding a ban on guns.

A new Republican assault on children: Overturning labor laws

It seems unimaginable that we are backsliding into the era of exploiting child labor. But that’s precisely what the GOP appears to be doing.

The idolatry of gun worship

Christian nationalism and gun violence.

America needs to confront its culture of guns and fear

raising the next generation of kids with fewer guns on the streets, more restrictive gun laws on the books, and a healthy sense of skepticism about mass media may be the best recipe to fight back against a culture of guns and fear.

Tennessee Republicans move to expel 3 Democratic lawmakers for supporting student-led...

“This is authoritarianism,” Tennessee state Representative Justin Jones says of attempts to remove him. “This is an assault on our democracy."

Nashville students rally for gun control ahead of April 5 nationwide...

One organizer said that if Tennessee lawmakers "actually cared about protecting kids" they would "address what kills kids every single day" instead of banning books and drag shows.


Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.

Progressive coalition proposes 10-point agenda to counter fascism in 2024 election

The coalition's 10-point agenda stands as a testament to the progressive movement's resilience and its unwavering commitment to steering the nation away from the precipice of authoritarianism.

Progressive powerhouses demand urgent overhaul of America’s housing policies amidst soaring crisis

The stark reality is that half of America's renters are buckling under the weight of exorbitant monthly payments, a burden that has pushed more citizens into homelessness than ever before.

Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?