Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: guns

6 Problems Worse Than Terrorism in America

Guns, suicide, war. These are just some of the things that kill and affect more people than terrorism in the United States.

NRA Paying Senators to Vote Against Gun Reform

Senate members were recently paid by firearms lobbyists to vote against yesterday's gun legislation.

Time for a Nonviolent Assault on Our Blood-Stained Congress

“It is time to end this experiment with transmogrifying the entire US into Tombstone Territory with everyone armed to the teeth prepared to either be a bad guy or take out a bad guy. It is not working.”

Mass Shooting in Orlando Gay Nightclub

Details are still emerging in the horrific mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando, but here is what we know so far.

Republicans Want Guns In Schools But Not At Their National Convention

"The only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun," the expression goes.

The Unintended Consequences Of Texas’ New Pro-Gun Laws

A bevy of new gun laws kicked in January 1. Later this year another law kicks in to force public universities to allow licensed gun owners to carry their guns on campus.

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.

Roseburg Shooter Mercer Killed One-Third the Annual Gun Death Toll of...

While the U.S. has the "highest gun ownership in the world and the highest murder rate in the developed world," we have yet to do anything about this ongoing problem. It's time to legislate rationally.

Four Marines Dead: Semi-Automatic Assault Weapons Are a Security Problem for...

Now that four Marines have died at the hands of a civilian who was armed with a semi-automatic weapon, is it time we discuss a ban on such weapons? Assault weapons are a significant source of mayhem and security problems in the U.S.

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A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

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.

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."