Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: gun violence

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.”

Canadian prime minister bans assault weapons 7 days after series of...

"There is no use and no place for such weapons in Canada."

‘Heartbreaking statistic’: Thanks to pandemic, last month was first March since...

“All it took was a pandemic and closing all the schools.”

Gun makers and sellers on list of ‘essential businesses’ amid coronavirus...

"Gun retailers are not essential businesses and should not remain open during this pandemic."

Sanders gets backing of march for our lives co-founders for ‘intersectional’...

“He gets that all the issues we fight for are connected, and the gun violence isn't the cause but the symptom of systematic injustice in this country.”

Ceasar: Grief and challenge

The intersection of guns, drugs, poverty, scant education, substandard health care, high unemployment, and corruption are literally producing conditions that invariably redound the hardest and worst on young people of color.

Watch: With gun control measures held up in congress, ‘Gut Punch’...

A new PSA released Wednesday by the non-profit group Sandy Hook Promise showcases the reality children face as they head back to...

Making the gun violence epidemic visible through art and activism

Leslie Lee calls herself an “artivist.” It’s a word combining art and activism, rooted in community and Latinx art from the late...

“Not enough’: Critics say Walmart must go beyond corporate pr and...

Gun control groups on Tuesday praised Walmart after the company announced it would no longer sell certain firearm ammunition and would reduce its gun...

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Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of open carry ban...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.

‘Should be ashamed’: After installing Barrett, McConnell adjourns Senate for recess with no Covid...

“Small business owners, workers, and families are desperate for support—and lawmakers and the president abandoned them in order to focus on jamming through a historically non-transparent and extreme Supreme Court pick.”