Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: guns

Canadian prime minister bans assault weapons 7 days after series of...

"There is no use and no place for such weapons in Canada."

Why Canadians and Americans are buying guns during the coronavirus pandemic

There are major differences between the gun purchase spikes in Canada and the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. This will hopefully set anxious Canadian minds at ease and let everyone get back to focusing on more pressing problems.

Gun violence research matters. Here’s why

Private and individual donors—and recently a few states—have been stepping into a federal funding void to finance gun violence research.

The U.S. is flooding the world with guns. Congress can stop...

Gun exports reached record levels in 2017 and again in 2018. Can Congress stop Trump from loosening the rules even further?

How guns literally go to men’s heads

"If you are not male and have never carried a gun in public, it’s only an imaginary experiment, but science shows that simply handling a gun alters men’s levels of testosterone and measurably increases their aggressive behavior."

One year after Parkland, 1,200 more kids are dead by gunfire...

Students who survived the massacre quickly came to national prominence as leading activists for gun control.

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.

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‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

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House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”