Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tag: gun violence

Resistance in a time of gunfire

We don’t have to reinvent ourselves along violent lines. Instead, we can become a country that changes itself through nonviolent revolution.

Millennial organizers want to see an intersectional understanding of gun violence

It is time for an intersectional approach to gun violence prevention, in order to effectively keep all of our communities safe.

The school gun violence we don’t talk about

In over half of the shootings that happened on elementary, middle school, and high school grounds, a student brought a gun from their home.

An All-American Slaughter

What’s new in all this isn’t the gangs themselves, but how much deadlier they’ve become in recent years.

Not Just Skin Deep: Europe Reflects On America’s Gun and Race...

Are we already facing a crisis point of open-ended, pointless violence, or is this simply a preamble to a truly nightmarish century?

Chicago Police Officer Plans To Sue Teenager He Shot And Killed

The cop is suing for "emotional distress." We are sure the 19-year-old that he killed would choose emotional distress over death any day.

America: Playing With Guns?

While it is also true that gun laws differ in all 50 states in America, President Obama’s gun control policy strengthens existing laws, and not only helps to shape the future of gun safety technology but also prohibit the mentally insane from possessing a firearm.

What The Media Should Know About Gun Background Checks

Although the details of the plan have not yet been released, several outlets are reporting that the Obama administration will address what is known as the “gun show loophole” or “private sales loophole.”

Smart Guns Meet Stubborn Opposition

Are smart guns the answer to prevent future mass shootings and other acts of gun violence? First we need legislation to come to the point where curtailing gun-violence is a reality.

The Deadly Epidemic of Mass Murders Spreading Across America

The US. needs to put an end to these mass murders by making politicians responsible for standing up to the NRA and gun industry. Sure supporters of the NRA are going to put up a fight, but the safety of the country’s citizens is a stake.

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No justice: Prosecutors throw out charges in Flint water crisis

“Words cannot express how disappointed I am that justice continues to be delayed and denied to the people of my city."

A ‘Poor People’s Moral Budget’ because ‘everybody has the right to live’

"For too long, we have turned to those with wealth and power to solve our most pressing social problems."

US cyber attack on Russia’s power grid is an ‘act of war’ (according to...

How about an international negotiation to end mutual cyber attacks that would include international controls and monitoring, and penalties for violations?

If Donald Trump is the symptom…then what’s the disease?

The Donald caught the spirit of a moment in which both imperial and economic decline, however unacknowledged by the Washington political elite, had indeed begun.

Congressman’s wife pleads guilty to misusing campaign funds

Margaret Hunter recently pleaded guilty in federal court to her and her husband using their campaign funds as their private bank account for years.

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