Wednesday, October 20, 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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Toxic Clichés

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The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

To avoid Armageddon, don’t modernize missiles — eliminate them

If reducing the dangers of nuclear war is a goal, the top priority should be to remove the triad’s ground-based leg—not modernize it.