When President Donald Trump met with lawmakers at the end of February to discuss “school and community safety,” he chided his fellow Republicans for being “afraid” of the National Rifle Association. Now that Trump has revealed his proposal for addressing gun violence in schools, it’s clear that he’s the one who was afraid.
While we are all up in arms about Secretary of State Rex Tillerson being fired via Twitter this morning, a Republican candidate for the Maine House of Representatives continues to attack the survivors of the Parkland Florida school shootings where 17 students and educators died on Valentine’s Day.
NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch may enjoy pretending that she’s tough, but a journalist who also owns guns is calling Loesch out in a essay that has quickly gone viral. Linda Tirado, author of Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America, has some strong words for Loesch in a piece she wrote for the Daily Beast,
The Washington Post recently published an op-ed by writer Adam Weinstein in which he argues that Second Amendment advocates “use jargon to bully gun-control supporters.” “While debating the merits of various gun control proposals,” he contends, “Second Amendment enthusiasts often diminish, or outright dismiss their views if they use imprecise firearms terminology.”
In the midst of a PR crisis, the National Rifle Association released a new promotional video in which prominent spokeswoman Dana Loesch goes on the defensive against “Hollywood phonies,” athletes who sit during the national anthem, journalists and almost everyone who has become critical of the massive gun lobbying group following the Parkland, Florida, school
Why does the left oppose allowing a small number of highly trained teachers and other adults who work at schools to arm themselves? When asked, their response is consistent: “It’s a crazy idea.” And “We need fewer guns, not more guns.”
More details are coming to light about the life of Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz and what might have driven him to allegedly unleash a rampage that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14.
Police are searching for an armed suspect after aÂ man was shot to death Monday morning in Union County while broadcasting on Facebook Live, authorities said. Officials with Union County Emergency Medical Services said the shootingÂ happened around 10 a.m. on Jerome Street in Wingate.
Malcolm Nance joined Stephanie Ruhle this morning to explain why Cadet Bone Spurs is wrong about arming teachers as a strategy against school shooters using AR-15s to mow down their classmates. Point One: “You have to be trained to want to get up and go into fire, that’s what the armed forces does for you,”
By Aimee Huff, Assistant Professor, Marketing , Oregon State University and Michelle Barnhart, Associate Professor of Marketing, Oregon State University. Research shows that carrying a gun for self-defense comes with a host of risks.
After the fatal shooting of her fellow classmates, Emma González rose as a voice in support of stronger gun legislation. Since becoming the face of a movement, she’s surpassed the National Rifle Association in at least one area.
During a Friday appearance on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” former Mexican President Vicente Fox seemed to blame the Parkland, Florida, shooting on President Donald Trump. Fox, who has become an increasingly big name in the era of Trump for his attacks on the president, said that the “aggressive, violent language” coming from the White
An 84-year-old woman in rural Northern California has a date with the county judge next month after authorities said she fired a gun at her neighbors’ children for being too noisy. On Friday evening, Betty Frances Sanders and her husband approached the fence that divides their property from their neighbors in Anderson and began arguing
PAINTSVILLE, Ky. — Authorities in eastern Kentucky are characterizing the shooting deaths of five people over the weekend as a murder-suicide involving multiple family members. Johnson County Sheriff Dwayne Price said authorities in the eastern Kentucky community of Paintsville received a 911 call on Saturday afternoon about a shooting at a residence.