Tag: gun control
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.
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.
“This is authoritarianism,” Tennessee state Representative Justin Jones says of attempts to remove him. “This is an assault on our democracy."
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.
"We cannot accept these facts as the enduring reality of life in America. Instead, we must together insist that we have had enough.”
According to an investigation by ProPublica and The Texas Tribune, the majority of the state’s 19 mass shootings over the past six decades were carried out by men who legally possessed firearms.
"Every time you vote for a lawmaker who opposes gun safety, you’re voting for policies that make it more likely your loved one will be slaughtered."
The Virginia shooting comes days after a gunman killed five people at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs.