Saturday, April 20, 2024

Tag: guns

Inside the historic suit that the gun industry and Republicans are...

Gunmakers have repeatedly tried to end one city’s lawsuit over illegal gun sales. Meanwhile, illicit purchases of firearms continued at an unrelenting and hazardous pace.

Mexico is suing US gun-makers for arming its gangs—and a US...

Mexico’s lawsuit holds out the prospect that the gun industry could be next.

‘This is unacceptable’: As many as 20 reported dead, dozens wounded...

Between 15 and 22 people were killed and scores wounded Wednesday night in the city of Lewiston, Maine.

Cooling the guns in the Middle East

The intolerable conditions have nurtured dreams of resistance: The more intolerable the conditions, the more violent the resistance.

Blood from Jacksonville is partially on Ron DeSantis’ hands

He should not speak, but rather listen to members of marginalized populations, who he has directly harmed with his policies and rhetoric.

Clinging bitterly to guns and religion

What will it take to convince Americans to turn their backs on empire and war before it’s too late?

President Biden signs executive order that mandates required background checks for...

"We cannot accept these facts as the enduring reality of life in America. Instead, we must together insist that we have had enough.”

Texas governor says most gun crimes involve illegally owned weapons. That’s...

According to an investigation by ProPublica and The Texas Tribune, the majority of the state’s 19 mass shootings over the past six decades were carried out by men who legally possessed firearms.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence...

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

‘This is a national emergency’: Dems push for assault weapons ban...

"Every time you vote for a lawmaker who opposes gun safety, you’re voting for policies that make it more likely your loved one will be slaughtered."

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.