Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tag: gun violence

School shooters and drones

In its endless wars, America has been the true school shooter on this planet, terrorizing the global classroom with a remarkable lack of consequences.

‘I don’t want prayers:’ A mother of a victim from California...

"I have two words: gun control. Now, now, now, now. No more NRA. No more money. Gun control now."

BREAKING: 12 dead after mass shooting took place at a bar...

The gunman, Ian David Long, who was a Marine Corps veteran, killed at least 12 people at the bar and country music hall in Thousand Oaks.

Parkland dad Fred Guttenberg: Voters must reject racist, anti-semitic NRA on...

As the nation reels from the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and the Kentucky grocery store killing of two African Americans, Guttenberg is calling on voters to elect politicians who stand for gun control in next week’s midterm elections.

Interfaith solidarity: A Muslim-led crowdfunding campaign raises $120,000 in two days...

"We wish to respond to evil with good, as our faith instructs us, and send a powerful message of compassion through action."

How white supremacist ideology & conspiracies have fueled US domestic terror...

“The shooter in Pittsburgh was not just anti-Semitic. He had been radicalized by white supremacist ideology."

USA: Gun violence is ‘a human rights crisis’ – New Report

Amnesty’s report shows how all aspects of American life have been compromised by the availability of guns in a country lacking proper regulations and safeguards.

NRA spokesperson: Dallas shooting in which a cop killed a man...

"And this could have been very differently had he actually had a firearm on him."

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.

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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."

Democratic senator offers amendment ending transfer of military equipment to police forces

“The cycle of police brutality sparking unrest, and that unrest being met by the militarized police is increasingly familiar in modern American society.”

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

Police are still killing unarmed black people

So far this year, 390 people have been killed by police, according to a Washington Post database of police shootings.