'Disgusting': Comparing AR-15s to Swiss Army Knives, Federal Judge Overturns California's Assault Weapons Ban
"People are going to die because of this ruling," warned the father of a gun violence victim.
"The idea that we have so many people dying every single day from gun violence in America is a blemish on our character as a nation," the president said.
Militarism is embedded in the infrastructure of the nation state.
Last Tuesday's mass shooting targeting Asian American women working at massage parlors in Atlanta was a horrific manifestation of historically rooted and systematically sustained racism, xenophobia, anti-Asian rhetoric, hypersexualization of Asian women, and misogyny.
The white, male, militarist culture of violence isn’t inevitable. It’s a societal choice. Let's switch.
"This is much-needed good news following recent high-profile gun massacres in Atlanta and Boulder," said Kris Brown, president of the gun control group Brady: United Against Gun Violence.
The pandemic and the poisonous rhetoric of Donald Trump have exposed once more the hard work that must be done to bring together an inclusive society.