Monday, May 27, 2024

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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Israel escalates Rafah bombing despite ICJ order to halt assault, ignoring international condemnation

Reports from Gaza reveal that Israel intensified its bombing of Rafah just minutes after the International Court of Justice ordered a halt to the military operations, prompting widespread international condemnation.

Democratic lawmakers oppose Netanyahu’s congressional address amid genocide allegations and ICC arrest warrants

As Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu faces potential arrest warrants and accusations of genocide, House Democrats intensify opposition to Speaker Johnson’s invitation for him to address Congress.

Climate change and overuse degrade half of Earth’s pasture lands, endangering billions’ food supply

The UNCCD’s latest report reveals the alarming degradation of global rangelands, emphasizing the urgent need for sustainable management to secure food supplies and protect pastoral communities.

UAW challenges Mercedes-Benz union vote, demands new election over alleged unfair practices

The United Auto Workers union is contesting a recent vote at Mercedes-Benz’s Alabama plant, citing numerous allegations of anti-union activities by the automaker.

How workers are revolutionizing the South

Local 1025 members shared firsthand accounts of how the union boosted their wages, gave them a voice, and kept them safe on the job.