Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Tag: gun violence

Student and teacher leadership will change the politics of gun control

Falling back on worn out ideology, bumper-sticker arguments, or self-serving strategizing likely won’t work. This is different.

Dallas official urges NRA to take its convention elsewhere and address...

Dwaine Caraway is asking the NRA to find another place to host this year's annual convention, as well as urging members to take a stand on the issue.

Gun violence has dropped dramatically in 3 states with very different...

To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.

Over 120 lawmakers call for an end to restrictions on gun...

The lawmakers want changes “that could help prevent gun violence while still protecting the rights of law-abiding gun owners.”

Leading gun violence researcher: Media have a responsibility to cover the...

“This is really important legislation that could harm public safety.”

26 dead in Texas church shooting

Victims of the shooting range in ages from 5 to 72, including the Pastor's daughter and a pregnant woman.

The psychology of mass killers: What causes it? How can you...

But what is this ‘invisible’ and ‘utterly invisible’ violence that is inflicted on us mercilessly, and has a profoundly damaging impact, from the day we are born?

The evil that guns do

The firearms lobby suggests that because morality can’t be legislated, the evil of gun violence can only be controlled by... more guns.

What makes American society so violent?

These stories explore how violence permeates different aspects of American society.

After Las Vegas, these are the questions that can bring us...

If we can stop clinging to stories that obscure the truth of what happened, then what follows easily is, How can I help?

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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.

An uprising was inevitable

"Being Black in this country means being at war on every front in every space at every moment."