Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: gun control

One mass shooting and New Zealand’s prime minister bans assault rifles

"We are announcing action today on behalf of all New Zealanders to strengthen our gun laws and make our country a safer place."

After deadly 1996 massacre, Australia overhauled its gun laws. New Zealand...

"The clear lesson from history around the world is that to make our communities safer, the time to act is now."

One year after Parkland, 1,200 more kids are dead by gunfire...

Students who survived the massacre quickly came to national prominence as leading activists for gun control.

‘I don’t want prayers:’ A mother of a victim from California...

"I have two words: gun control. Now, now, now, now. No more NRA. No more money. Gun control now."

After massacre in California bar, will a Democrat-controlled House take action...

The dead include 27-year-old Telemachus Orfanos, who survived the deadly Las Vegas massacre at a country music festival last year, only to be gunned down Wednesday night.

Parkland dad Fred Guttenberg: Voters must reject racist, anti-semitic NRA on...

As the nation reels from the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and the Kentucky grocery store killing of two African Americans, Guttenberg is calling on voters to elect politicians who stand for gun control in next week’s midterm elections.

Interfaith solidarity: A Muslim-led crowdfunding campaign raises $120,000 in two days...

"We wish to respond to evil with good, as our faith instructs us, and send a powerful message of compassion through action."

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."

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Microplastics are blowing in the wind: New Study shows plastic pollution falling from the...

"They're a brand new [type of] pollution, but there's so much of it and it's increasing so fast that it's something we really need to start learning about."

To Ola Bini, a political prisoner caught up in the Assange debacle

My Swedish friend is sitting in a jail cell.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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