gunviolence

Some important ideas and a whole lot of (CROSSTALK) at Democratic debate

Some important ideas and a whole lot of (CROSSTALK) at Democratic debate

If you want one good measure of how Tuesday night’s Democratic debate went, try searching the transcript for “(CROSSTALK).” You will find it 64 times. SIXTY-FOUR.So it’s safe to say the moderation
Sen. Warren hits an absolute home run on gun control during debate

Sen. Warren hits an absolute home run on gun control during debate

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been getting the short end of the stick during Friday’s Democratic debate in New Hampshire. It’s almost like former Vice President Biden came in third and not behind Warren
Texas Rep. Veronica Escobar's SOTU rebuttal shines light on topics Trump didn't want to talk about

Texas Rep. Veronica Escobar's SOTU rebuttal shines light on topics Trump didn't want to talk about

Where impeached Donald Trump president used his authoritarian speech to continue his lies and demonization, Texas Rep. Veronica Escobar, delivering the Spanish-language Democratic rebuttal to his
Cartoon: Pandemic panic!

Cartoon: Pandemic panic!

If you can afford it and your immune system can handle it, get your flu shot. Then freak out over the many different things that can kill you.
Communities remain unprepared for the (after-) school shootings that nobody talks about

Communities remain unprepared for the (after-) school shootings that nobody talks about

In 2019, students in the United States faced more than 40 shootings during school hours. Schools practice active shooter drills year-round, but often don’t take the same precautions when it comes to
Don Jr. shows off custom assault rifle with white supremacist imagery and image of Hillary Clinton

Don Jr. shows off custom assault rifle with white supremacist imagery and image of Hillary Clinton

The same day his father spent fanning a potentially explosive flame with Iran, Donald Trump Jr. thought it a good idea to post a photo of himself smiling on Instagram while holding a custom AR-15
Texas church shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 1 in critical condition

Texas church shooting leaves at least 2 dead, 1 in critical condition

This is a breaking and developing story.An unidentified gunman reportedly opened fire in West Freeway Church of Christ, located in a suburb of Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday morning. Initial reports of
Congress will fund gun violence research for first time since 1997

Congress will fund gun violence research for first time since 1997

In a very small victory for decent governance, Democrats announced Monday that federal research on gun violence will not just be permitted, but funded: $12.5 million each is to be allocated to the
Houston top cop to McConnell: 'You're either here for women ... or you're here for the NRA'

Houston top cop to McConnell: 'You're either here for women ... or you're here for the NRA'

Houston Police Sgt. Christopher Brewster, 32, was shot and killed Saturday night on a domestic violence call. The man who shot him with semi-automatic pistol had a long criminal history, including
Wisconsin high school senior opens mosque doors to shelter over 100 peers during school shooting

Wisconsin high school senior opens mosque doors to shelter over 100 peers during school shooting

A Wisconsin student helped over 100 students take shelter at her local mosque during a school stabbing and shooting last week. Seventeen-year-old Duaa Ahmad’s quick thinking allowed her to open doors
George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's family, attorney, publisher, and others for $100 million

George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's family, attorney, publisher, and others for $100 million

George Zimmerman, a former neighborhood watch volunteer, shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012 as the unarmed black teenager was walking in the gated community his father’s fiancee lived
While debating gun safety legislation, senators are interrupted by another school shooting

While debating gun safety legislation, senators are interrupted by another school shooting

In a moment rich with tragic irony, two Democratic senators were engaged in a largely futile debate with their Republican counterparts over whether to strengthen background checks for gun purchases …
Supreme Court allows Sandy Hook families to sue gunmaker, tosses case back to lower court

Supreme Court allows Sandy Hook families to sue gunmaker, tosses case back to lower court

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an appeal from the Remington Arms Company to review a lower court’s ruling that allowed families of Sandy Hook victims, and one survivor, to sue the gunmaker.
One year after Tree of Life shooting, U.S. Jews fear rising anti-Semitism

One year after Tree of Life shooting, U.S. Jews fear rising anti-Semitism

One year ago today, a white supremacist gunman shot and killed 11 worshipers in the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh in the deadliest single attack on Jewish Americans. The U.S. Jewish community
Dad of Sandy Hook victim awarded $450K in conspiracy theory defamation case

Dad of Sandy Hook victim awarded $450K in conspiracy theory defamation case

James Fetzer, a conspiracy theorist who co-authored a book titled Nobody Died at Sandy Hook, who alleged, among other horrors, that the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting never happened, has
Man calls police for wellness check on black neighbor's home, white cop shoots and kills her instead

Man calls police for wellness check on black neighbor's home, white cop shoots and kills her instead

A Fort Worth woman was shot and killed in her own home early Saturday by one of the police officers sent to do a wellness check on her residence. This is the seventh shooting of a civilian by the
4 killed, 5 additional shot at Kansas City, Kansas bar, suspected shooters still at large

4 killed, 5 additional shot at Kansas City, Kansas bar, suspected shooters still at large

At around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, police responded to a mass shooting in Kansas City, Kansas at a bar called Tequila KC. As of now, four people are confirmed dead and five additional were
Democrat Robin Kelly: American people think McConnell 'doesn't give a damn' about gun violence

Democrat Robin Kelly: American people think McConnell 'doesn't give a damn' about gun violence

Moscow Mitch McConnell has done his best to blow off the mounting evidence that the entire Trump regime is a criminal enterprise populated by venal conspiracy theorists, but mostly has been keeping a
At gun forum, Joe Biden tells audience how to talk to kids about gun violence at the 'kitchen table'

At gun forum, Joe Biden tells audience how to talk to kids about gun violence at the 'kitchen table'

Campaign ActionFormer Vice President Joe Biden was the fifth 2020 presidential hopeful to participate in the 2020 Gun Safety Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. The forum, hosted by Giffords, March For Our
At gun safety forum, Andrew Yang vows to hold gun manufacturers accountable for gun violence

At gun safety forum, Andrew Yang vows to hold gun manufacturers accountable for gun violence

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang was the eighth and penultimate candidate to take the stage Wednesday during the 2020 Gun Safety Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. The forum, presented by Giffords, March For Our