Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: school shootings

How to reduce school shootings

A combination of policy changes and increased safety measures could help reduce the risk of school shootings, says psychology professor Paul Boxer.

At March for Our Lives, a call for a nationwide strike...

“Avoid attending school if your leaders fail to do the job.”

‘Radical and disgusting stance’: 44% of GOP voters think US just...

Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal responded that she cannot "accept children being gunned down in classrooms and mass shootings in grocery stores, salons, and places of worship."

Republicans, complicit in mass shootings, aiding & abetting domestic terrorists

We're going to find out before long, not whether America is an exceptional, indispensable nation but, rather, whether it can still be called a civilized nation.

‘Madness’: Ohio GOP passes bill to arm teachers

"We aren't trusted with the books we choose, but somehow we're supposed to be trusted with a gun in school?" asked one teachers' union leader.

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.

Bernie Sanders calls out NRA when asked if enough has been...

“Of course not!” Sanders said. “But it’s like every other issue. The American people are united overwhelmingly.”

Students look beyond gun control laws to prevent violence – and...

As lawmakers argue over how best to address school shootings, student clubs are focused on reducing youth violence at schools and in their communities.

The school gun violence we don’t talk about

In over half of the shootings that happened on elementary, middle school, and high school grounds, a student brought a gun from their home.

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.

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US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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The one thing that would make elections better for everyone 

Ranked choice voting makes elections less painful, less expensive, and can help make our government more inclusive and responsive to what people actually want.

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.

Why union workers are a first line of defense to protect Social Security

Is the Republican plan to move the goalposts on those already paying into Social Security going to force younger Americans to work themselves into the grave?

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.