Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: gun violence

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...

As U.S. children head back to school, sales of bulletproof backpacks...

Sales of bulletproof backpacks have gone up 300% recently as parents prepare their kids to go back to school. With the latest...

Emergency doctor to Trump: You are wrong, mental illness is not...

President Trump went to Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, Wednesday, where he was met by hundreds of protesters condemning his presence...

El Paso: we need to examine the role masculinity plays in...

The United States is a world leader in mass shootings. In less than 24 hours, two mass shootings by single individuals, have...

How the ‘good guy with a gun’ became a deadly American...

What started as entertainment has turned into a durable American fantasy. Maintaining it has become a deadly American obsession.

Deputy arrested for negligence after Parkland shooting inaction

“The FDLE investigation shows former deputy Peterson did absolutely nothing to mitigate the MSD shooting that killed 17 children, teachers and staff and injured 17 others."

How guns literally go to men’s heads

"If you are not male and have never carried a gun in public, it’s only an imaginary experiment, but science shows that simply handling a gun alters men’s levels of testosterone and measurably increases their aggressive behavior."

Teen’s family awarded $3.75M after son gunned down by LA sheriff’s...

Although deputies claim that the teen had a gun, no firearm was located at the scene.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...