Gun Control

Common Dreams staff
O'Rourke: "But the time for letting status quo politics determine how far we can go is over. If we agree that having millions of weapons of war on the streets is a bad idea, we have to do something about it. "
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University's Health and PE Center on September 12, 2019 in Houston.
"Hell yeah, we're going to take your AR-15 and your AK-47."
Julia Conley, staff writer
Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer appealed directly to...

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Another one. This time in Kentucky. Two killed, 18 injured. The 11th school shooting of the year, and it's still January. Barely a blip in the heedless news 'cause same old: Close-knit town, people shocked and grieving, good kids and "sweet souls" who will be missed, police searching for a reason for a 15-year-old to open fire, pols sending their goddamn thoughts and prayers. "In our time," goes the poem, "About death... We knew too much."