The Louisiana shootings took place almost three years to the day after 12 people were killed at a cinema in Aurora, Colorado.
FBI Director James B. Comey said agency employees should have rejected Dylann Roof’s attempt to purchase a gun because Roof had earlier been arrested for possession of drugs.
What’s needed is a long-term national effort to change popular attitudes toward handgun ownership. And we need to insist on protecting the rights of Americans who do not want to be anywhere near guns.
Bernie Sanders is considered the liberal savior of the 2016 political race. But there’s one issue in which he deviates from the party line: guns.
Clinton forcefully of the roles that racism, unchecked guns, and unacknowledged white privilege play in American culture, and how they contribute to violence and tragedy.
“If the thousands of young men killed by gun violence every year across America were young, poor and white — rather than young, poor and black — it is hard to imagine that our Congress would continue to block common-sense measures to keep guns out of the hands of criminals.”
Dive into the lunatic fringe of right wingers weighing in on the events in Charleston — and you’ll find some truly appalling, noxious, and deranged reactions. Here are just five of them
Former Australian prime minister John Howard explained: “How many more people need to be murdered by a madman to convince the government to do something?”
Although smart guns have broad support among gun owners, the staunchest supporters of the Second Amendment say they only make it easier for the government to control the sale and use of lawful firearms.
College campuses don’t have enough problems with rapes, binge drinking, and cheating. The Texas Legislature had to add concealed weapons to the mix.
Who wants to take a shower with Mike Huckabee? It’s bring your gun to school day! And Rick Perry’s hard rain’s a-gonna fall. It’s “This Week In Crazy.”
What’s more, 1.5 percent of people who have these anger issues carry their guns outside the home. Tread lightly.
Tensions are running high in Texas after an open carry advocate threatened the lives of pro-gun control lawmakers.