Tag: gun violence
The deaths of school-age children in the United States to guns has become an epidemic.
"We are announcing action today on behalf of all New Zealanders to strengthen our gun laws and make our country a safer place."
"The clear lesson from history around the world is that to make our communities safer, the time to act is now."
"I have two words: gun control. Now, now, now, now. No more NRA. No more money. Gun control now."
The gunman, Ian David Long, who was a Marine Corps veteran, killed at least 12 people at the bar and country music hall in Thousand Oaks.
As the nation reels from the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and the Kentucky grocery store killing of two African Americans, Guttenberg is calling on voters to elect politicians who stand for gun control in next week’s midterm elections.
"We wish to respond to evil with good, as our faith instructs us, and send a powerful message of compassion through action."
“The shooter in Pittsburgh was not just anti-Semitic. He had been radicalized by white supremacist ideology."
Amnesty’s report shows how all aspects of American life have been compromised by the availability of guns in a country lacking proper regulations and safeguards.