Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Tag: gun laws

A Republican tried to introduce a commonsense gun law. Then the...

After a sheriff’s deputy was murdered in a Denver suburb, Colorado state Rep. Cole Wist took action by sponsoring a red flag bill. It likely cost him his seat. ProPublica spoke to Wist about the harsh realities of gun reform.

‘I’d drop any 10 of you’: GOP Rep. Clay Higgins threatens...

The Louisiana lawmaker is a staunch gun rights advocate in an open carry state.

What abortion bans and easy gun access have in common

Abortions and guns. Few issues are as polarizing or have so completely dominated the national discourse in recent years. Across the country,...

One mass shooting and New Zealand’s prime minister bans assault rifles

"We are announcing action today on behalf of all New Zealanders to strengthen our gun laws and make our country a safer place."

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.”

Stooge time for Amerika

Children like NIkolas Cruz, who are mentally ill, will continue to be pushed along by agencies that don't have the resources or staffing to really stop this madness... until the next trigger is pulled!

Gun violence has dropped dramatically in 3 states with very different...

To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.

Time for a Nonviolent Assault on Our Blood-Stained Congress

“It is time to end this experiment with transmogrifying the entire US into Tombstone Territory with everyone armed to the teeth prepared to either be a bad guy or take out a bad guy. It is not working.”

Eliminate the Second Amendment and Keep Your Guns

“I believe in regulating those things that prove they harm others. No one should be free to harm others—that is not freedom, it is unwarranted arrogated license.”

Counter-Protesters Drown Out Mock Mass Shooting With Farts

Students and other locals spoke out against the mock mass shooting, calling it "disrespectful", but they were able to find some humor in their counter-protest response.

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Tech billionaires are actually dumber than you think

It turns out that many of today’s billionaires are selfish, lonely men fantasizing about how they will survive the end times they have played a part in creating.

‘Their greed knows no bounds’: analysis shows ongoing price gouging by oil giants

"Big Oil is boasting record profits and dragging their feet to pass any lower costs onto consumers in order to keep padding investors' pockets," said Accountable.US.

Wealthiest 10% responsible for nearly 50% of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

“[I]t appears that climate policies over the past decades have often targeted low-income and low-emitter groups disproportionately, while leaving high emitters relatively unaffected.”

Choosing life in a pro-violence society

Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents is in question.

Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop them.

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.