Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo has been an outspoken advocate before for sensible gun laws and regulations. Just a couple months ago, he and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner joined students and activists in the nationwide March for Our Lives protest following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in…
The tactic promoted by the National Rifle Association to respond to mass school shootings by talking about everything except guns continued on Sunday, just two days after 10 people were killed and 10 others injured at a high school massacre near Houston.
President Donald Trump offered a series of lackluster and bizarre statements in in response to the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas on Friday.
When these Dallas students first heard that the NRA was coming to town, they were pissed. But then they saw an opportunity.
In a stunt that South Carolina GOP Chairman Drew McKissick characterized as “hysterical,” Republican U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman drew a loaded .38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun and left it on the table during a “coffee with constituents” event on Friday.
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Brooklyn, NY, after police shot and killed Saheed Vassell, a 34-year-old black man with a history of mental health issues.
Less than a month after Stephon Clark was killed by police in Sacramento, CA, 34-year-old Saheed Vassell—another unarmed black man—was shot to death by NYPD in Brooklyn, and the community is outraged.
Time and time again, police get away with murder in this country.
Nasim Najafi Aghdam, the woman who allegedly shot three people at YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, CA, on Tuesday afternoon before killing herself, does in some ways break from what we’ve come to expect of mass shooters in America. She was a 39-year-old woman of Iranian descent who published videos in English,…
Just a day after Sylvester Stallone’s younger brother retweeted a warning about being “very careful about apologizing to the Left,” Frank Stallone has done just that. It seems the tough–guy singer and actor wannabe who no one in recent generations has heard of didn’t enjoy that kind of spotlight.
An officer driving a Sacramento County sheriff’s vehicle appears to have been involved in a hit–and–run accident during a vigil for Stephon Clark on Saturday night. According to media reports, the vehicle struck a protester and drove off.
The clueless and aging right–wing rocker Ted Nugent, a board member of the National Rifle Association, a group he describes as a “family, grassroots organization,” has joined an elite circle of lowlifes currently making a living by attacking teenage victims of a mass shooting.
The contemptible Laura Ingraham, host of the Fox News show The Ingraham Angle, announced Friday that she is taking a week of Easter “vacation” as advertisers continue to abandon her show.
More than 800,000 people flooded the streets of the nation’s capital on Saturday to demand action on gun reform and to reduce gun violence in the country. Hundreds of thousands rallied in other cities across the U.S. and the world. But you wouldn’t know it from the president’s response on Twitter.
Update, 5 p.m.: Current estimates say that more than 800,000 people participated in the March for Our Lives in the nation’s capital, plus more than 200,000 in New York City, and hundreds of thousands in other cities across the country. A couple thousand of them were in West Palm Beach, FL, where President Donald Trump…
Students around the nation walked out of class to protest gun violence on Wednesday morning in a mass demonstration that took place one month after the massacre that left 17 students and staff dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL.
Thousands of pairs of children’s shoes were laid out in front of the Capitol today—each of them representing a child who was killed by gun violence since the Sandy Hook school shooting.
How many more children have to die before Congress passes meaningful gun reform?
Just days after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos complained about the “oversimplification and a mischaracterization” of her position on allowing teachers to carry guns in school, DeVos called for more schools to allow teachers to carry guns in schools.
Florida Republican congressman Matt Gaetz wants the nation’s schools flooded with guns. He’s so excited about it that he even made the claim—which he quickly retracted—that he has experienced coming under fire.