The media-hating message from the NRA resonated with some supporters in Loudoun. Stop the NRA bloodshed.
United States investment management firm BlackRock Inc is reinforcing tensions around companies that manufacture and deal with weapons in response to the Florida school massacre.
During that same period, Alabama, Louisiana, Nevada, Tennessee, Utah and several other states enacted laws that prevent people convicted of domestic violence from possessing a gun. That includes Florida, where 17 people where killed February 14 in a high school shooting and 49 were killed June 12, 2016, in an attack on a nightclub. They watched as a TV reporter and photographer were killed in Roanoke as they filmed an interview.
There are thought to be about 300 million guns in the US, held by about a third of the population.
He has been on both sides of almost every major issue. It's a no-brainer! The NRA has pushed its lunatic-fringe interpretation of the Second Amendment way beyond what our Founding Fathers ever intended.
The impasse speaks to troubling aspects of the American psyche. Even before the most recent mass shooting, the influence of LaPierre's organization on elections was fading. In the 20 years since passage there have been no mass shootings in Australia. Furthermore, except for Yemen, it has the highest number of mass gunfire deaths.
At least 28 killed in Burkina Faso army HQ attack
The West African nation has been exposed to Islamist violence emanating from Mali and suffered several attacks in recent years. The statement expressed the deep condolences of the UAE to the families of victims and wished quick recovery to those injured.
The fact that's spooking all communities is that any group of people, anywhere - including students attending school - could be killed at random by a stranger or by someone they know. Are we Americans more ill, or morally depraved than citizens of other countries?
Nikolas Cruz, 19, is in custody, suspected of the mass killing at his former high school in Parkland, Florida. That bill came in the wake of a series of shootings, one of children and teachers in Stockton, California, all involving semi-automatic weapons. It's just common sense.
In the season of Lent, Christians should at least consider that our country's obsession with collecting guns is idolatry, placing the amassing of "objects" above human life. Let us say that again: Defending guns over human life is unconscionable. Maybe if we portray the NRA as the villain. Blame-shifting serves only to marginalize attempts to solve a national problem. Vote to change the laws.
Since Sandy Hook, states such as Colorado, Delaware, New York, Oregon and Washington have expanded background checks for gun purchases. Intransigence can no longer be accepted as an option.
Helplessness is a lie that makes victims of us all.