A Nevada gun law that allows guns to be taken from people deemed to be "high risk" has been labelled an unconstitutional "government power grab" by a conservative group that filed suit in hopes of blocking the law.
Having lost my daughter in the Parkland shooting, I am all too well aware of who is trying to stop gun violence and who isn't. "Do-nothing" Democrats is a slur, especially coming from the men blocking gun safety laws.
Micah Tennant, the 10-year-old innocent bystander shot at the Pleasantville High School football game on Friday, died from his injuries on the same day both teams met at Lincoln Financial Field to finish the game.
Baltimore mayor, Bernard C. "Jack" Young, responded to criticism about the city's leadership around gun violence and homicides on Wednesday saying it was not from lack of leadership and he did not commit the murders himself.
While few gain the federal government's "domestic terrorism distinction," Americans are increasingly rejecting excuses offered on behalf of "disturbed" young men who perpetuate violence at the expense of religious and racial minorities.
After the Oklahoma Supreme Court denied the emergency temporary injunction filed by Representative Jason Lowe, as of November 1, people over 21 will be able to legally carry guns without permits or training.
"I'm living with a sense of urgency on this problem because [I] go home to my community, like millions of Americans who live in communities where these weapons, where these gunshots are real every single day," Booker said.
Teens do not fully understand risk and consequences, and are easily influenced. But they are also more likely than adults to change and rehabilitate themselves. Lee Boyd Malvo has a constitutional right to try.
Screenings of 'Joker' are being held with an increased presence of police and armed security guards as the film opens across the U.S., amid fears that the movie could inspire violence similar to the 2012 mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado.