Friday, August 12, 2022

Tag: gun violence

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.”

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

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

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Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

With God on our side?

“It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many.”

While Cuba deals with blazing fire, the U.S. watches and waits

Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.

Exploring the mindset of a typical hardcore Trump supporter

As I said these Americans are extremely angry and frustrated and want to see change so it seems like they are more than willing to support someone who is as angry as they are.

How employers are trying to thwart a wave of union drives

“Fear is a great motivator. That’s exactly how they operate.”