Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: school shooting

Breitbart and other right-wing outlets push claims that compare Parkland survivor...

This is just the latest in a string of attacks against the Parkland survivors, who have been maligned by conservative outlets and the National Rifle Association over their calls for stronger gun laws.

Photo essay: Eight reasons students walked out over gun laws

“All of these students will be voting in the next four years. We will be in the driver’s seat.”

Why the gun lobby is terrified of the youth-led #NeverAgain movement

The upcoming student days of action should force the issue into the spotlight even further – compelling Americans of all ages and political stripes to choose a side.

America’s children: Caught in the cross hairs of the NRA and...

How in the world did we ever get to this low point in our history when the fear of being killed is now planted into the minds of our children?

Dick’s Sporting Goods pulls assault weapons off its shelves and takes...

"If the kids in Parkland are being brave enough to stand up and do this, we can be brave enough to stand up with them."

Texas school district threatens suspension for student protests; universities respond, ‘peaceful...

Individual admissions officials took to Twitter to let students know that joining such demonstrations wouldn't "affect their college acceptance decisions."

Gun control after Parkland: Student survivors lead the way

Undeterred, the students are on the move. They are organizing a march on the nation's capital and in cities around the country, on March 24.

A kingdom where nobody dies

America’s childhood, a kingdom we’ve surrendered for no good reason at all.

US mass killers crucially abetted by nuts who won’t ban assault...

If we don’t permit people to buy bombs and hand-held wire-guided anti-aircraft rockets, why do we permit them to buy semi-automatic assault rifles?

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Planet’s vital signs are reaching dangerous ‘tipping points’ amid climate crisis, scientists warn

“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

What the Pegasus Project has revealed about the rise of for profit surveillance

For journalists and activists what we’ve learned about Pegasus has created new doubts about security.

Labor rights advocates’ Fight for $15 has helped millions of workers

“The success of the movement for higher wages... only reaffirms how far out of step lawmakers in Congress are from their constituents, as they continue to refuse to raise the federal minimum wage.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.