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Citing Racist Massacres and 'Inexcusable' Prevalence of Guns, Foreign Countries Issue Travel Safety Warnings for United States
"The world is watching."
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U.S. President Donald Trump, beneath a portrait of populist President Andrew Jackson, speaks before the swearing-in of Rex Tillerson as 69th secretary of state in the Oval Office of the White House on February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Tillerson was confirmed by the Senate earlier in the day in a 56-43 vote. (Photo: Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images) Views
The Latest Massacre Shows the Second Amendment Model of ‘Slave Patrols’ Is Still in Effect
Like his presidential hero Andrew Jackson, who owned enslaved people and bragged about murdering Native American women and children, Trump speaks to an exclusively white audience
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Law enforcement agents respond to an active shooter at a Wal-Mart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019. - A gunman armed with an assault rifle killed 20 people Saturday when he opened fire on shoppers at a packed Walmart store in the latest mass shooting in the United States. (Photo: Joel Angel JUAREZ / AFP / Getty Images) Views
What the El Paso Mass Shooting Tells Us About the Operationalization of Fascist Violence
We seem to have crossed some sort of a tipping point here, that this is a manifestation of something new and potentially viral, and far more ominous than the Charlottesville rally
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Protesters hold a rally against gun violence outside of New York Public Library in response to recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Denton, Ohio on August 4, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Karla Ann Cote/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Views
Please, I'd Like to Stop Writing about Innocents Killed by Guns
Another day, another massacre—this time two, in just 13 hours.
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After Massacre in El Paso, Experts and Lawmakers Say Time to Call Racist Shooting What It Was: 'Trump-Inspired Terrorism'
"Thanks to his hate-filled rhetoric, the president poses a clear and present danger to the people, and especially the minorities, of the United States."
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Beto O'Rourke Rips Media for Failing to Connect Trump Rhetoric to El Paso: 'You Know the Sh*t He's Been Saying...Members of the Press, What the F*ck?'
"It's these questions that you know the answers to. I mean, connect the dots about what he's doing in this country. He's not tolerating racism, he's promoting racism."
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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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At Least 29 Dead After Shootings In Texas and Ohio, With Police Probing Alleged White Supremacist Views of El Paso Gunman
"We live in a country where the mass shooting that took place yesterday in El Paso, Texas is not the top story because there was another mass shooting overnight in Dayton, Ohio."
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Rep. Will Hurd (D-Texas) announced Thursday he will not seek re-election to the House. He is the ninth member of the House GOP caucus to do so this year. News
'Democrats Will Win This Seat' Party Says After Lone Black Member of House Republican Caucus Will Hurd Retires
"Texas is the biggest battleground state. Republicans know it, and Texas Democrats damn sure know it."
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"The symbolism of the seesaw is just magical." (Photo: Twitter) News
In Joyful Act of Resistance, Pink Seesaws Installed at Border Fence
"We are all connected."
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