Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: gun control

‘End the filibuster and pass gun safety laws. Now’: Colorado massacre...

“You’re going to see another round of ‘we can’t do anything yet, there was a tragedy’ hand-wringing, but we must end gun violence now.”

Mass shootings in the US have risen sharply in 2020—why?

There have been 578 mass shootings so far this year, this is already significantly above the 417 mass shootings recorded in the whole of 2019.

The social impact of the Second Amendment

The state should be permitted to disarm its citizens to the extent it judges necessary to protect its own strength to protect its society.

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

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

Gun makers and sellers on list of ‘essential businesses’ amid coronavirus...

"Gun retailers are not essential businesses and should not remain open during this pandemic."

Gun violence research matters. Here’s why

Private and individual donors—and recently a few states—have been stepping into a federal funding void to finance gun violence research.

Twisting, distorting the meaning of the Second Amendment

Will the American people allow these un-American entities to twist and bend the meaning of the Second Amendment so that it outweighs the critical need to significantly reduce the incidence of mass shootings?

Meet the Parkland father keeping his son’s message alive through art

Since the murder of his son Joaquin in the Parkland shooting, Manuel Oliver has been tackling the gun violence epidemic through “nonviolent creative confrontation.”

Is America crazy?

Mass shootings, economic inequality, a racist president: have we grown dangerously accustomed to a country gone mad?

Thoughts and prayers are not enough

Because it will take more than a shrug and a smile to keep white nationalists with unlimited access to firearms from taking more lives.

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What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

A leaking oil refinery on St. Croix gives Biden his first environmental justice test

Nearly 100,000 people have signed a petition calling for the closure of a controversial oil and gas facility that has sickened residents of the U.S. Virgin Island.

Sanders, Omar, and others introduce permanent universal school meals program

“No child in the richest country in the world should face hunger.”