Tag archive for ‘gun control’
By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
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Barbara LeSavoy at NY-Brockport urges President Obama to ban guns in America

The director of Women and Gender Studies at the State University of New York-Brockport made a bold public statement, urging President Obama to use his power to ban guns in America. Barbara LeSavoy wrote an op-ed More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 16th, 2015
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Hillary Clinton says Australia’s gun control, buy back is ‘a good example’ ‘worth looking at’

During an October 16 town hall meeting at Keene State College in New Hampshire, Democrat presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton said Australia’s confiscation of firearms via a national buyback provides “a good More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
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Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m a progressive,’ attacks Sanders on gun control

Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off in their first debate on Tuesday night and the candidates tried to make their best impressions before a national audience with frontrunner Hillary Clinton setting the More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 5th, 2015
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Cornell professor: end gun-free zones at schools

In the wake of Oregon shooting, gun control discussions are flooding the headlines, talk shows and even the White House press conferences. Now Cornell Law School professor William A. Jacobson examines the topic More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 5th, 2015

New reports: President Obama priming gun control executive orders

According to new reports and quotes, the White House confirmed that President Obama was preparing a series of executive actions on gun control to move quickly on the issue after the mass shooting in Oregon. “It’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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White House returns to gun control rhetoric, calls for ‘change’ in communication to Congress

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said that gun control is still a priority for President Obama in the wake of the Oregon school shooting. He added that there must be a “fundamental change in the way American More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Oregon shooter identified as Chris Harper Mercer, targeted a professor and the ‘religious’

New reports has identified the gunman as Chris Harper Mercer in the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, which left over 10 dead and over a dozen injured. Mercer, 26, is originally from California More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Oregon’s Umpqua community college shooting leaves at least 10 dead, school is ‘gun free’

Multiple people were killed in a shooting at an Oregon’s Umpqua community college on Thursday, officials said, with reports of ten dead and at least twenty injured. KATU is claiming that 15 were actually killed. One More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, September 17th, 2015
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New Jersey lawmakers organize to override Chris Christie’s gun control veto

While the New Jersey Governor and GOP Presidential candidate can tout a long record of vetoing bills, lawmakers are organizing for an override vote of Christie’s stance on a recent gun control measure. Democratic More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Mississippi shooting: Delta State professor Ethan Schmidt shot and killed, police searching for killer, Shannon Lamb

A history professor was shot and killed Monday as he sat in his office at Delta State University in Mississippi, Bolivar County Deputy Coroner Ted Ray told Fox News. Police identified the victim as Prof. Ethan Schmidt More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 11th, 2015
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Wilmington: 13 Touch Money Gang members indicted for multiple crimes

Following a lengthy investigation involving multiple local, state and federal agencies, 13 members of the Touch Money Gang, or TMG, a violent Wilmington neighborhood youth gang, were indicted by a grand jury last More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Chris Christie on Virginia shooting, ‘We don’t need new laws’ for gun control

After a gunman opened fire and killed two people during a live television interview in Roanoke, Virginia on Wednesday, several politicians renewed calls for stricter gun control legislation. But Republican presidential More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Seattle passes taxes on guns, ammuntion to curb violence

The Seattle City Council passed legislation Monday to add taxes and regulations on firearms and ammunition sold in the city. The legislation was passed unanimously last week by the Education and Governance Committee More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, July 27th, 2015
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Richard Dreyfuss calls for rewriting of Second Amendment to require ‘participation in a militia’

Hollywood star Richard Dreyfuss made headlines after speaking out on the 2nd Amendment, offering up his ideas on a revision. Speaking with the New York Observer, the Jaws actor said the re-write needs to make it More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, July 20th, 2015

3 more dead, child on shooter shot as Chicago shootings continue over weekend

The violence continues to be out of control in Chicago as three men have been killed and at least 31 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday night. A 12-year-old was shot in the More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Coalition to Stop Gun Violence petition for NRA investigation, gun control support falling among blacks

Gun control advocates are calling on the Federal Election, accusng the group of failing to report millions of dollars in political expenditures over the last several election cycles. New data from Yahoo shows that More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Chicago’s weekend death toll rises to 15, over 80 injured as Confederate flag debate distracts the public

Authorities have updated the reported violence in Chicago over the holiday weekend, which once again garnered national attention after more than 80 people were shot, at least 15 of them fatally. “It’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Al Jazeera mocks Americans as fat, gun-toting racists in new video

Al Jazeera’s AJ+ posted a Fourth of July-themed video mocking Americans as fat, gun-toting, pill-popping, racist porn watchers. While some laugh off the clip titled “Americans Show Why USA Is The #1 Country More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, July 4th, 2015

An Open Letter To The NRA, From A Libertarian

I am writing you today out of concern for the National Rifle Association, of which I am a proud member.  Recently I switched from the Republican Party to the Libertarian Party and I explain why here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-i-am-libertarian-john-jd-pierce?trk=prof-post. I More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

President Obama on ‘senseless murders’ in SC church, denies violence in ‘other advanced countries’

President Obama on Thursday called the nine deaths in the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting “senseless murders” and suggested more gun control is needed in the wake of the tragedy. Vox raced More...

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