Sunday, August 25, 2019

Tag: gun violence

As U.S. children head back to school, sales of bulletproof backpacks...

Sales of bulletproof backpacks have gone up 300% recently as parents prepare their kids to go back to school. With the latest...

Emergency doctor to Trump: You are wrong, mental illness is not...

President Trump went to Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, where he was met by hundreds of protesters condemning his presence...

El Paso: we need to examine the role masculinity plays in...

The United States is a world leader in mass shootings. In less than 24 hours, two mass shootings by single individuals, have...

How the ‘good guy with a gun’ became a deadly American...

What started as entertainment has turned into a durable American fantasy. Maintaining it has become a deadly American obsession.

Deputy arrested for negligence after Parkland shooting inaction

“The FDLE investigation shows former deputy Peterson did absolutely nothing to mitigate the MSD shooting that killed 17 children, teachers and staff and injured 17 others."

How guns literally go to men’s heads

"If you are not male and have never carried a gun in public, it’s only an imaginary experiment, but science shows that simply handling a gun alters men’s levels of testosterone and measurably increases their aggressive behavior."

Teen’s family awarded $3.75M after son gunned down by LA sheriff’s...

Although deputies claim that the teen had a gun, no firearm was located at the scene.

House Democrats allocate $50 million to study gun violence

While funding for this type of study hasn't been allocated in more than two decades, gun violence prevention organizations and doctors' groups have sought this money to address gun violence.

Police shoot 3 children while firing at robbery suspect

According to the mother, two of her children suffered head wounds, while her third child survived gunshot wounds to the face.

More children were killed by guns in 2017 than police officers...

The deaths of school-age children in the United States to guns has become an epidemic.

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"This is a pivotal moment in the history of America—and really, in the history of humanity."

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‘A Green New Deal, but for guns’: Parkland students propose groundbreaking gun policy

"If we require a license to drive a car, we should certainly require a license to own a gun."