Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tag: gun violence

Books, not magazines: Outcry grows over DeVos plan to divert federal...

DeVos’s plan would use federal Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants to pay for firearms and to train educators in their use.

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Hurricane Maria caused 2,975 deaths in Puerto Rico, California joins nine other states and enacts trio of gun control bills that affect domestic violence offenders and more.

California joins nine other states and passes trio of gun control...

“People at risk of harming themselves or others should not have easy access to firearms."

Sunflowers vs. Gunpower: March For Our Lives takes on the NRA

Several hundred students, parents and supporters brought signs calling out the gun rights organization.

‘Never again:’ To ‘demand they listen,’ activists stage rally at NRA...

"We don't want thoughts. We don't want prayers. We want change."

Race of mass shooters influences how the media cover their crimes,...

In a recent study, we explored whether the race of mass shooters influences how the media depict their crime, their motivations and their lives.

NRA’s new fearmongering ad series argues that proponents of stronger gun...

The series, which debuted on July 16 and is hosted by NRATV’s Colion Noir, is premised on the NRA’s claim that efforts to regulate firearms are tantamount to helping killers.

What can be learned from a mass shooting that didn’t happen?

We may never have to confront a mass murderer, but we all can and must work on a culture bringing mass murder into our troubled world.

Study reveals Americans own 40 percent of all guns owned in...

“The biggest force pushing up gun ownership around the world is civilian ownership in the United States.”

Parkland students join Chicagoans to march against gun violence

"We just want peace. With this type of movement, with this amount of people we can definitely get something done."

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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."

Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Still mandatory: Impeach the vast right-wing conspiracy, not just Trump

Until reactionary Republican malfeasance is exposed and discredited, the USA will remain the most divided, globally dangerous and morally backward of affluent western nations.

US and puppet Guaido implicated in terrorism plot against Venezuela

After the arrest of an aide to Juan Guaido this week, revelations came about that the U.S. and Guaido were plotting a terror campaign against Venezuela, with mercenaries trained in Colombia from surrounding nations and funded by $1 billion in assets the U.S. seized from Venezuela.

Cheney, Rothschild, and Fox News’ Murdoch to drill for oil in Syria, violating international...

While Syria is torn apart by the warring of U.S. imperialists and Islamic fundamentalists – leaving its children to die of starvation – another country plans to take advantage of the chaos by stealing resources from Syria’s southern region.

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