Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: gun control

Terror, Tennis Balls and Tamir Rice

Fatal inequality will continue to terrorize this nation until we genuinely commit to confronting racism and gun violence.

The U.S. Is Downright Weird When It Comes to Firearms

Do hunters really need semi-automatic AR-15 assault weapons? Is that how they roll in deer season? The US public doesn’t think so.

Why Black Lives Don’t Matter To The NRA

Two gun owners were killed this week, but don't expect outrage from the National Rifle Association.

John Lewis Stands Up for Human Dignity Once Again

A sit-in by the civil-rights icon on the floor of the House of Representatives is a powerful statement against gun violence.

A House Divided (On Gun Control) Cannot Vacation

This historic protest was demanding what can only be called a meager measure, delaying suspected terrorists from buying guns. What about restoring the assault-weapons ban?

BREAKING: Democrats Stage House Sit-In to Demand Action on Gun Control

Democrats are demanding a vote on new legislation that would close gun control loopholes.

NRA Paying Senators to Vote Against Gun Reform

Senate members were recently paid by firearms lobbyists to vote against yesterday's gun legislation.

Let’s Learn From Australia: Semi-Automatic Weapons Bans Work

We need a ban on semi-automatic guns, which are no more than weapons of mass destruction designed to efficiently kill as many people as possible.

For Nine Souls in Charleston, One Year Later

Cynthia Hurd. Susie Jackson. Ethel Lee Lance. Depayne Middle-Doctor. Clementa Pinckney. Tywanza Sanders. Daniel Simmons. Sharonda Singleton. Myra Thompson. Remember them by name. They live on.

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“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Labor rights advocates’ Fight for $15 has helped millions of workers

“The success of the movement for higher wages... only reaffirms how far out of step lawmakers in Congress are from their constituents, as they continue to refuse to raise the federal minimum wage.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.