Tag: gun violence
"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.
"And this could have been very differently had he actually had a firearm on him."
DeVos’s plan would use federal Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants to pay for firearms and to train educators in their use.
“People at risk of harming themselves or others should not have easy access to firearms."