Saturday, August 24, 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.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 29

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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Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Are terrorist watch lists expanding under Trump?

My wife, Joyce, and I recently traveled to Vienna for a week, where she had been invited to perform on Austrian state...