Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tag: guns

‘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."

A country armed to the teeth

And strutting toward the apocalypse.

Cowards. Betrayers. Accessories

The virtually unlimited access to firearms in the U.S. simply makes it easy for a disgruntled impulse-driven person to have a killing machine an arm's-length away when the red mist descends upon him.

How Ukrainian civilians are resisting military force

https://www.yesmagazine.org/democracy/2022/03/01/ukraine-civilian-resistanceEven as Putin’s swift invasion of Ukraine has left a lot of shock, Ukrainians are showing what unarmed people can do to resist, too.

Why the Second Amendment protects a ‘well-regulated militia’ but not a...

The California case raises troubling questions about the meaning and proper role of “militias” under the Second Amendment.

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."

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What can the United States bring to the peace table for Ukraine?

The United States bears its share of responsibility for this crisis that is destroying Ukraine and placing the world in "unprecedented danger," as the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' new Doomsday Clock statement calls it.

Today’s jaw-dropping quandary: High awareness yet low clout to fix badly-broken systems

The more that reason serves as bedrock,/ The more we’re vexed by lethal gridlock. 

Biden 2024 decision pits the party’s elites against most Democrats

Biden’s decision on whether to run again should be seen as much more than just a matter of personal prerogative.

Who will speak up for my child, the drag queen?

I will be equally proud of my country when enough of us stand up strongly for the right to, and value of, gender fluidity.

Simply PFAS: Lawsuit claims ‘all natural’ orange juice brand contains toxic forever chemicals

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances are a growing concern because of the many health impacts associated with exposure and their tendency to persist in the human body for months to years and in the environment for thousands of years.