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'An Act of Terrorism': Mexico Plans Legal Action Against US After 6 Citizens Killed in El Paso Shooting
"Mexico would like to express its utmost, profound condemnation and rejection of this barbaric act."
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Migrants certainly are not criminals for fleeing conditions the U.S. government helped create. They are victims. (Photo: Ryan/flickr/cc) Views
Dear Democrats: We Owe Migrants More Than "Decriminalization"
U.S. policies have created the disasters from which they are fleeing.
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In September 2014, a U.S. official from The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives estimated that half the weapons available on El Salvador’s black market were made in the United States. (Photo: Wes Bausmith / Los Angeles Times) Views
Blood on Our Hands: How We Help Drive Immigration North
Where are the calls to stop the massive illegal transfer of U.S. weapons fueling the very violence that drives innocent people to leave their homes?
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Children participate in a March for Our Lives rally on March 24, 2018 in Round Rock, Texas. Views
It’s Time to Stop Arguing Whether Gun Laws Work
We need to think critically about how “protecting guns” is harming our children.
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Slavery can exist only in the context of a police state, and the enforcement of that police state was the explicit job of the militias.(Photo: Rodney Dunning/Flickr/cc) Views
How Fears of Abolition Shaped the Second Amendment
Little did Madison, Jefferson, or Henry realize that one day in the future, weapons-manufacturing corporations, newly defined as "persons" by a dysfunctional Supreme Court, would use his slave-patrol militia amendment to protect their “right” to manufacture and sell guns to individuals who would...
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Johnstone describes this debate as "fighting to control the position of an on/off switch that isn’t connected to anything." (Photo: flickr/cc) Views
The Quiet Killer at the Core of Patriotism
Doesn’t it make sense, in this land of 357 million guns, that our national glorification of war will have some unintended consequences here at home
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Despite Christchurch Massacre and Others, Trump Refuses to Join 'Unprecedented' Global Effort to Tackle Racist Extremism Online
"To be honest, I do not understand the United States," said New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
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Students get off buses after being evacuated to the Recreation Center at Northridge after at least seven students were injured during a shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch on May 7, 2019 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. News
March For Our Lives Demands End to 'Generation Lockdown' Following Latest School Shooting
"We must save lives. We must act now."
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Stop Gun Violence Further
How You Do It
Less than a month after just one mass shooting, New Zealand's Parliament voted 119-1 Wednesday to ban most military style assault rifles and semiautomatic weapons in the most sweeping changes to the country's gun laws in decades. The measure, passed after a white supremacist killed 50 people and...
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157 Republicans, and 1 Democrat, Side With NRA as House Passes Updated Violence Against Women Act
A new provision in the legislation, which still needs Senate approval, would make it harder for abusers to acquire guns
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