Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: gun reform

America needs to confront its culture of guns and fear

raising the next generation of kids with fewer guns on the streets, more restrictive gun laws on the books, and a healthy sense of skepticism about mass media may be the best recipe to fight back against a culture of guns and fear.

Why going “hard” is taking the easy way out

Hardening schools and arming teachers Is the wrong approach.

Why escalation is the best response in moments of crises

To win on gun violence and abortion, activists must engage in actions of escalation that match the public’s distress.

Google says it bans gun ads. It actually makes money from...

The tech giant has long boasted that it doesn’t accept ads for firearms, but a ProPublica analysis shows that Google’s ad systems served up more than 100 million ads from gun makers.

At March for Our Lives, a call for a nationwide strike...

“Avoid attending school if your leaders fail to do the job.”

WATCH: Mother of Buffalo victim invites lawmakers to help ‘clean’ son’s...

"My son, Zaire, has a hole in the right side of his neck, two on his back, and another on his left leg," said Zeneta Everhart. "Now I want you to picture that exact scenario for one of your children."

‘Radical and disgusting stance’: 44% of GOP voters think US just...

Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal responded that she cannot "accept children being gunned down in classrooms and mass shootings in grocery stores, salons, and places of worship."

Republicans, complicit in mass shootings, aiding & abetting domestic terrorists

We're going to find out before long, not whether America is an exceptional, indispensable nation but, rather, whether it can still be called a civilized nation.

Firearm stocks spike after mass shootings as investors dismiss the chance...

Mass shootings occur with such frequency that we can no longer implement this kind of analysis looking at the effect of isolated incidents and the stock market effect on gun companies.

‘Madness’: Ohio GOP passes bill to arm teachers

"We aren't trusted with the books we choose, but somehow we're supposed to be trusted with a gun in school?" asked one teachers' union leader.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.