Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: gun control

In March for Our Lives, student rights have become human rights

The young have long been that catalyst for change, and the Never Again movement is a continuation of that tradition.

March for Our Lives – ‘The fight for their lives’

March for Our Lives has all the pinnings of a lasting movement. If the adults just let the kids do their thing, then it just might succeed.

Students look beyond gun control laws to prevent violence – and...

As lawmakers argue over how best to address school shootings, student clubs are focused on reducing youth violence at schools and in their communities.

Students are being punished for walking out to protest gun violence

Students are being suspended, given detentions, and even corporal punishment, for participating in the national walk out.

Photo essay: Eight reasons students walked out over gun laws

“All of these students will be voting in the next four years. We will be in the driver’s seat.”

The racist origin of the Second Amendment and the rise of...

Throughout history gun control laws have been used against people of color.

High school students

So what was it about the Parkland killings that tipped the scale? This is among the questions we teachers have been asking one another at school recently.

In a renewed debate, Norway plans to ban semi-automatic weapons

The new plan to ban semi-automatic weapons tightens the country's laws even further.

Why the gun lobby is terrified of the youth-led #NeverAgain movement

The upcoming student days of action should force the issue into the spotlight even further – compelling Americans of all ages and political stripes to choose a side.

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.