Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Tag: gun control

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 9, 2018

Trump freezes Obamacare payment program, Starbucks says goodbye to plastic straws, Colorado schools are arming teachers with no state oversight, and more.

What can be learned from a mass shooting that didn’t happen?

We may never have to confront a mass murderer, but we all can and must work on a culture bringing mass murder into our troubled world.

Study reveals Americans own 40 percent of all guns owned in...

“The biggest force pushing up gun ownership around the world is civilian ownership in the United States.”

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 28, 2018

Americans own 40% of the world's guns, the Republican tax plan has made the U.S. debt the highest since World War II, Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire, and more.

Parkland students join Chicagoans to march against gun violence

"We just want peace. With this type of movement, with this amount of people we can definitely get something done."

Progressive Briefing for Monday, June 18, 2018

Separating families at the border, the Poor People's Campaign, Republicans and the NRA fight against gun regulations, and more.

Boulder, Colorado passes new gun control laws

Boulder now joins a few other cities and towns throughout the U.S. that are passing laws aimed at banning the controversial AR-15.

Bernie Sanders calls out NRA when asked if enough has been...

“Of course not!” Sanders said. “But it’s like every other issue. The American people are united overwhelmingly.”

Mass shootings, children being gunned down in cold blood; a dark...

We Americans may not realize it, but we are being mentally conditioned by this government to accept these mass shootings as a part of our culture, embedded in our society.

NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch: It’s unfair to say ‘mass shootings’ because...

"When a gun is involved, it’s called a mass shooting, and that’s so the focus remains on the firearm."

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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."

US politicians are selling out First Amendment and country for AIPAC cash

Now Congress is climbing on this shameless anti-Constitutional bandwagon.

‘Do as I say, not as I do:’ Rand ‘socialized-medicine-is-slavery’ Paul headed to Canada...

The "irony of it" was just too rich that he would travel to Canada, which enjoys a socialized, single-payer healthcare system, to have the procedure performed.

President Chicken Little goes medieval, channels dead presidents

Like Chicken Little, the dishonored Trump name looks to go down as the icon of self-destructive over-reach, puffed up, then deflated by its own arrogance. Are we not learning “nothing to lose” could be the worst Trump delusion?

Nation’s largest school strike: 30,000 Los Angeles public-school teachers walkout

The strike follows months of failed negotiations between the Los Angeles Unified School District and the teachers union to reach a deal for smaller class sizes, increased support staff along with pay raises.

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