Saturday, October 24, 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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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”