“The United States is clearly not effectively protecting its children,” the journal’s editor writes. Wow. Source: Guns kill twice as many kids as cancer does, new study shows Continue reading Guns are the second leading killer of U.S. kids, after car crashes, according to a new report.
What happened? On Nov. 11, 2018, a little after 4 a.m., a police officer responding to a report of gunfire at a suburban bar shot and killed 26-year-old Jemel Roberson, a security guard … Continue reading Jemel Roberson’s avoidable death: Reform deadly force laws, require police to de-escalate
Some nonprofit groups will no longer have to give the IRS the names of donors who give them $5,000 or more. Interesting ruling considering that some foreign money might be flowing into … Continue reading NRA and some other nonprofits will no longer need to identify their donors to the IRS
This should not be hanging in my soon-to-be-kindergartener’s classroom. pic.twitter.com/mWiJVdddpH — Georgy Cohen (@radiofreegeorgy) June 6, 2018 This is what it’s come to. Not cool. Source: Poster of lockdown song in kindergarten … Continue reading Poster of lockdown song in kindergarten classroom will break your heart
Six minutes and 20 seconds of silence. Source: Emma Gonzalez’s March For Our Lives speech silences the roaring crowd Continue reading Emma Gonzalez’s March For Our Lives speech silences the roaring crowd
Search members of Congress by state to find out how they have voted on key gun legislation in recent years. Interesting info. Source: CHART: How Have Your Members Of Congress Voted On … Continue reading CHART: How Have Your Members Of Congress Voted On Gun Bills?
More than 200 Pennridge High School students walked out of school instead of attending an in-house assembly The students chose to protest their own way and will receive detentions as a result. … Continue reading Pennsylvania school to issue more than 200 detentions over student walkouts
A teacher who also serves as a reserve police officer in Sand City accidentally fired a gun inside a Seaside High School classroom Tuesday, police said. A sure sign that we need … Continue reading Seaside High teacher accidentally fires gun in class, students injured
Many Americans can buy a gun in less than an hour. In some countries, the process takes months. Source: How to Buy a Gun in 15 Countries – The New York Times Continue reading How to Buy a Gun in 15 Countries
Thucydides, an Athenian writing more than a century after Pisistratus, said that in the bad old days, all Greeks used to walk around armed at all times, due to the chaotic nature of their world. By his own day, though, the mark of a stable and civil society was a citizenry that … Continue reading What the ancient Greeks can teach us about gun control
Here’s how one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out for the lonely. Smart idea, she looks for students that other students don’t want to hang out with. Source: One Teacher’s … Continue reading One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings
FCC chairman Ajit Pai receives a handmade rifle and the NRA’s “Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award” for overseeing net neutrality repeal. I’m sure he was pleased with the timing of the … Continue reading FCC chair gets ‘courage under fire’ custom rifle and award from the NRA for overseeing net neutrality repeal