All News Articles for 2017-10-05

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Beyond Banning the Bump Stock: 'Go After the Guns Themselves'
"You have to go after the guns themselves. Guns are the problem."
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Here's All You Need to Know About Trump's Decision to Decertify the Iran Nuke Deal
"If one seeks war, Trump's decision makes sense."
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AG Jeff Sessions Sessions Denounced for 'Appalling Assault' on Transgender Workers' Rights
"This DOJ has made it clear: Its explicit agenda is to attack and undermine the civil rights of our most vulnerable communities rather than standing up for them."
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Nothing Surprising as NRA Urges Less Restrictive Gun Laws After Las Vegas
Powerful gun industry lobby exploits massacre that claimed 59 lives to push Congress to undermine tougher state-level laws
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House GOP Passes Budget That 'Should Not Be Allowed in a Humane Society'
By passing their budget blueprint, Republicans have taken "the first step toward an immoral tax scheme that will hand trillions of dollars to millionaires and corporations."
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Global Demand for Meat Amounts to 'Appetite for Destruction,' Says New Study
Report points to massive need for land to grow feed crops as an overlooked cost of industrial farming
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Foster and experts Barred From Testifying for 'Valve Turners,' Renowned Climate Scientist Speaks Out
To challenge "idiocy that we have in Washington," Dr. James Hansen argues climate activists have compelling case their protests are necessary to save planet
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Huge 'People Over Pipeline' Victory as TransCanada Forced to Kill Energy East
"This is an important day in the fight against climate change in Canada. Energy East was a disaster waiting to happen."
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Sanders to Trump: End Insulting Tweets and Start Rebuilding Puerto Rico
The president "should be focusing his energies on helping to rebuild Puerto Rico, not attacking San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz."
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For Agenda That 'Betrays American People,' Resigning Interior Dept. Advisor Calls on Zinke to Quit
"You have not silenced me; I will continue to be an outspoken advocate for action, and my voice will be part of the American chorus calling for your resignation."
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As GOP Aims for Massive Cuts, Support for Progressive People's Budget Soars
More than half of House Democrats voted in favor of the People's Budget, which is "truly designed to represent the values and needs of the American people."
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