Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tag: gun violence

‘We don’t have to live this way’: St. Louis school gunman...

"Republicans will tell you the solution is some more guns. On November 8, you need to tell them they're full of shit."

Science shows US Supreme Court abortion, guns, environment rulings will have...

We can’t allow ourselves to be discouraged. Too much is at stake.

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.

LAPD releases videos of officer-involved shooting inside Burlington

“We at the LAPD would like to express our most heartfelt condolences and profound regret for the loss of this innocent victim, Valentina Orellana-Peralta.”

Blaming BLM for homicide rise—and excusing massive spike in gun sales

The mainstream media say civil rights movement calls to action are affecting public safety—while largely ignoring any policy proposals that could keep guns off the street.

Ending gun violence in the US

We can have guns on a limited basis – to provide societal and individual protection, but in a way that will prevent people from using the weapons for illegal or violent purposes.

‘Where there are more guns, there are more gun deaths’

CounterSpin interview with Igor Volsky on ending gun violence.

Mass shootings in the US have risen sharply in 2020—why?

There have been 578 mass shootings so far this year, this is already significantly above the 417 mass shootings recorded in the whole of 2019.

Be black, be brave

Let’s return to that idea: we shall arm the militia, and no one else. The Militia shall be comprised of all races and sexes. No one – not even the police – shall have guns.

New Mexico militia member opens fire on protesters demanding removal of...

“This is not the first report of heavily armed civilian militias appearing at protests around New Mexico in recent weeks.”

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Biden 2024 decision pits the party’s elites against most Democrats

Biden’s decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Solving the debt crisis the American way

When the old system finally breaks and we are primed for a new one, these are the principles that should guide us in its development.

What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

‘This is a national emergency’: Dems push for assault weapons ban amid string of...

"Every time you vote for a lawmaker who opposes gun safety, you’re voting for policies that make it more likely your loved one will be slaughtered."

Mexico bans cigarette smoking in all public places

This concludes that the only legal place to smoke is in private residences, which makes Mexico's legislation the "world's strictest anti-tobacco laws."