Change Is Coming

By Robert C. Koehler, Commonwonders.com -

The cries of loss and anguish become public, at last. A million young people seize the truth: “Half of my seventh grade class was affected by gun violence. My own brother was shot in the head. I [...]

Gun Debate A Narrow Opportunity For Democrats, A Wide One For The Left

By Bruce A. Dixon, Blackagendareport.com -

Last weekend the March For Our Lives mobilized half a million on the DC mall and a few hundred thousand more combined in dozens of cities across the US. Lyft donated a million free rides to [...]

March For Our Lives Awakens Spirit Of Student And Media Activism Of 1960s

By Errol Salamon, Theconversation.com -

Student journalists used media as a key tool for activism in the widespread social movements of the 1960s, journalism scholar Kaylene Dial Armstrong writes in her book “How Journalists Report [...]

The Largest Protests In US History Are Happening Now

By Heather Dockray, Mashable.com -

Though final count is still being tabulated, researchers Erica Chenoweth and Jeremy Pressman of the Crowd Counting Consortium estimate that over 1.25 million people across the United States [...]

Students, Youth Speak About War, Inequality At DC March For Our Lives Rally

By Tom Hall, Wsws.org -

An estimated 800,000 people descended on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC for the national March for Our Lives rally on Saturday. The turnout for the DC march, the largest of 800 [...]

Shut Down Firing Ranges in US High Schools

By Pat Elder, Popular Resistance -

The Army taught Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz how to shoot a lethal weapon in his high school cafeteria when he was 14. Nik was a member of the school’s U.S. Army JROTC Marksmanship Program. JROTC [...]

Badass Breakfast Club Turns Detention Into Yet Another Gun Reform Protest

By Abby Zimet, Commondreams.org -

Lookit These Kids Redux: Over 200 students at Pennsylvania's Pennridge High who defied their school's ban on joining last week's nationwide walkout have transformed their ostensible punishment [...]

Nation Trying To Figure Out Gun Violence To Hold Military Parade Glorifying War

By Carey Wedler, Steemit.com -

Every time a mass shooting rocks the United States, Americans demand their government do something. Whether it’s confiscating guns, arming teachers, or turning schools into prisons, neither [...]

Today Is The National School Walkout To End Gun Violence. Read Live Updates Here.

By Hayley Miller, Huffingtonpost.com -

Students nationwide are walking out of their schools on Wednesday to protest gun violence on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland massacre. Thousands of students are expected to file out of [...]

Empty Shoes, Empty Schools: U.S. Gun Law Activists Begin Two Days Of Theater

By Ian Simpson, Reuters.com -

Mauser was one of a handful of gun control activists and volunteers who braved a frigid March morning to lay out about 7,000 pairs of shoes on the U.S. Capitol lawn as a makeshift memorial to [...]

Gun Laws Since Sandy Hook Have Favored The Gun Lobby

By Matt Vasilogambros, Pewtrusts.org -

In the two weeks since the Florida school massacre, state lawmakers around the country have introduced bills to ban bump stocks, ban assault weapons, and expand background checks — and also to [...]

Mass Shootings Are A Byproduct Of A Militarized Society

By Elliot Swain, Codepink.org -

An article by Lucian K. Truscott IV, published in Salon last week, addresses the recent Florida mass killing with a novel suggestion. It implores trigger-happy “gun nuts” to forego the civilian [...]

Freedom Rider: Why The Shooting Will Continue

By Margaret Kimberley, Blackagendareport.com -

Apparently there is nothing worse in America than the act of shooting white people. Ever since the latest attack at a Florida high school there has been talk of little else. The school shooting [...]

From Billions To Bombs & Our Gun Problem

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

We’ve heard the anti-gun and pro-gun conversation. But that’s not a complete conversation - by any stretch of the imagination. scott crow discusses the very real gun problem we have in this [...]

Parkland Students Build Social Media Campaign

By Sarah Beauchamp, Bustle.com -

Just 10 days ago, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior went viral after calling "B.S." on the National Rifle Association for its role in keeping semi-automatic weapons legal in the [...]

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