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As Gun Violence Finally Gets Hearing, Teen Parkland Survivor Implores Lawmakers: 'Give My Generation a Chance'
Gun violence is "a uniquely American issue and it is uniquely in each of your hands to help fix it," one witness told a House committee at the first hearing on the subject in eight years
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Bolstering Case to End American Role, Saudis Reportedly Providing US Weapons to al-Qaeda Forces in Yemen
"It is nearly impossible to overstate how backwards and counterproductive our bipartisan obsession with arming the world is, but here's example number 7,439."
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The Missing Piece in the Gun Violence Discourse: The Porous Border Between Republic and Empire
It may not be a coincidence that the rise in the killings of unarmed civilians thrives at a time when America remains engaged in a multitude of wars, some visible, some not so visible.
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'Horrific': Over a Dozen Killed After Gunman Opens Fire in California Bar
"It was sheer panic. Everyone ran and dropped as fast as they could."
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The World Mourns for Jews After Pittsburgh’s Synagogue Shooting. What About Other Targets of Hate?
It’s not enough to take a stand against anti-Semitism. We need to join together to fight all of it.
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“This pattern of violence and demeaning of ‘the Other’ has become so deeply embedded in the culture of the U.S. that only a true consciousness transformation will undermine its prevalence in both major political parties.” (Photo: Don Juan Moore/Getty Images) Views
Mass Murder and American History
This is America, where we have the freedom to kill one another
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Beyond the obvious racist underpinnings of these incidents lurks something far more sinister: the rise of racially motivated vigilantism. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Encourage Dangerous Vigilantism
Some Americans call the cops on black people for frivolous reasons. Others appoint themselves judge, jury, and — sometimes — executioner
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Brett Kavanaugh is approached by the parent of a Parkland shooting victim, Fred Guttenberg, during his Senate confirmation in Washington on Sept. 4, 2018. (Photo: Michael Reynolds / EPA) Views
Brett Kavanaugh's Extreme Beliefs on Gun Control Ignore the Concerns of Most Americans
The judge's consideration of only the Second Amendment’s text and history, ignoring public safety, is straight out of the gun lobby’s playbook
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After Jacksonville Shooting, Students Plan Protests at Offices of NRA-Backed GOP Senators Who 'Prioritize Profit Over Lives'
"This is about politicians that have chosen NRA money over lives," says organizer Rebecca Heimbrock. "It's life or death."
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DeVos Condemned for Considering 'Unprecedented' and 'Sickening' Plan to Spend Public Funds on Guns for Teachers
"America's teachers are already forced to spend their own meager salaries on basic school supplies, but the Trump administration would rather use taxpayer money to buy them guns."
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