Tag Archives: gun laws

March for Our Lives St. Paul, Minnesota Style

On March 24, 2018, joining thousands upon thousands of other marchers around the country and around the world, 18,000 students and friends marched from Harriet Island on the Mississippi River in St. Paul to the state capitol where they were joined by several thousand more people for a rally for gun control. All Minnesota photos […]

‘Enough’: Students Walk Out Nationwide to Protest Inaction on Gun Violence, Call for March 24th protests nationwide.

The walkout is part of a national student-led movement to end gun violence.

Tomgram: Karen J. Greenberg, The Mass Killer and the National Security State

Greenberg: Given the staggering array of tools granted to the national security state domestically since 9/11, it’s a wonder (not to say a tragic embarrassment) that such killings occur again and again. They are clearly not being prevented and at least part of the reason may lie in the national security state’s ongoing focus on “counterterrorism,” that is, on Islamic extremism.

82 Shot, 15 Dead in City with the Strictest Gun Laws in the United States

Originally posted on Sheeple No More:
Failed gun control laws continue to reach havoc on innocent populations Inside the city limits of Chicago, not a single gun shop can be found — they’ve been outlawed. With is nearly 3 million residents, Chicago has the most stringent gun laws in the nation. Gun laws were so…

Tom Engelhardt |Our Jihadis and Theirs: The Real (Armed) Dangers of American Life

Armed violence in the homeland: “About half the victims,” the Post reports, “were white, half minority. But the demographics shifted sharply among the unarmed victims, two-thirds of whom were black or Hispanic. Overall, blacks were killed at three times the rate of whites or other minorities when adjusting by the population of the census tracts where the shootings occurred.”

Jennifer Mascia: Who gets shot in America: What I learned compiling records of carnage for the New York Times

 But there will always be shootings. I could write gun reports until the end of my natural life, and given the apathy in Congress, the sheer volume will never diminish. By Jennifer Mascia  TheRawStory.com  Tuesday, July 15, 2014 A year and a half ago, after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., […]