Gun Control Protest Inside And Outside US Senate

By Jacob Ogles, -

By Jacob Ogles for Advocate - Capitol Police arrested seven members of Gays Against Guns after the group staged an ACT UP-style die-in at the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., on [...]

Will US Learn From Australia? Stricter Gun Control Laws Save Lives

By Rebecca Peters, -

By Rebecca Peters for The Guardian - The mass murder in Newtown Connecticut a year ago caused shock and sorrow all around the world. In Australia it also revived memories of our own horror on a [...]

Minimum Wage, Marijuana, Gun Control & Other Issues Win Voters’ Approval

By Liz Essley Whyte for the Center for Public Integrity. Despite massive losses for Democrats in races from the White House to governors’ offices Tuesday, those on the left celebrated some [...]

Use of Error-Prone And Unfair Watchlists: No Way To Regulate Guns In America

By Hina Shamsi and Chris Anders, -

By Hina Shamsi and Chris Anders for ACLU - In the wake of the attack on LGBTQ Americans in Orlando, gun control is again at the forefront of the national conversation. It is also the subject of [...]

Come On In The Water’s Toxic

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Act Out! - Meet the people making a killing off of death plus the how and why gun owners are pro gun control and WHY gun control is the only common sense policy [...]

Activists Blockade NRA Entrance To Protest ‘Relentless’ Gun Lobby

By Nadia Prupis, -

By Nadia Prupis for Common Dreams - At least 16 people were arrested during a peace vigil outside the National Rifle Association (NRA) on Tuesday, as activists staged a "die-in" to demand gun [...]

Mothers Demand Commonsense Gun Laws In 200 Rallies In 47 States

By Pamela Weymouth, -

By Pamela Weymouth for Social Earth - Orange is the color that hunters wear in the woods to avoid being shot by accident. Orange was the color worn by the mourning friends of Hadiya Pendleton, [...]

Acronym TV: Greed Is Not Good

By Dennis Trainor, Jr., -

By Dennis Trainor, Jr. for Acronym TV. TransCanada lost its bid to build the Keystone XL pipeline. Now it is using NAFTA and the US Federal courts to seek $15 billion damages – and they way I [...]

Acronym TV 2015 Year in Review: War, Protest and Politics

By Dennis Trainor, Jr. for Acroynm TV. Dennis Trainor, Jr. or Acroynm TV takes a look back on some of the biggest stories of 2015 including what to do about the threat of ISIS abroad and what to [...]

We Collectively Are Answerable For The Demise Of The United States

By Egberto Willies, -

By Egberto Willies for Daily Kos, The President exasperatedly addressed the shooting massacre at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon with a passionate press conference. He made one [...]

Why It’s Almost Impossible To Indict A Cop

By Chase Madar, -

Wanton overpolicing had poisoned relations between the people and their government well before Darren Wilson shot dead Michael Brown. Less mediagenic than police militarization and far more [...]

The Racial Double Standard On Gun Violence

By Josh Horwitz, -

One week ago, in an op-ed for the far right wing website World Net Daily, National Rifle Association (NRA) Board Member Ted Nugent commented on the violence that has made national headlines in [...]

Zimmerman, At Gun Show, Wonders Why World Is Mad With Him

By Dennis Trainor Jr, -

George Zimmerman, singing autographs at a gun show in Orlando, Florida over the weekend, wondered why people are angry with him. Here is one possible answer: Here is the thing, George, [...]

Thousands March on ALEC Meeting In Chicago

By Ed Pilkington, -

As protesters gathered outside Alec's 40th annual gathering of lawmakers and corporate interests in Chicago, a new watchdog report finds that stand-your-ground laws of the sort forwarded by the [...]

Police Chief In Pennsylvania Allies With Private Militia

By Josh Horwitz, -

What is happening in Gilberton should be a warning to all those who value our basic, inalienable rights to "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." The story there centers around Police [...]