Parkland school shooting

Alyssa Milano is calling fellow activists to join her in Dallas, Texas, May 5 to protest Vice President Mike Pence and the NRA Annual Meetings. The protest itself is one of the first orders of business for the newly launched #NoRA, the “No Rifle Association initiative.” #NoRA tweeted: We’ll be protesting the NRA convention in
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Gun control proponent David Hogg is pushing a boycott of mutual fund companies invested in firearm manufacturer stocks. This follows his boycott of Fox News’s Laura Ingraham, which resulted in her initially losing advertisers and apologizing to him only to have her viewership jump 20 percent. Now Hogg is targeting BlackRock, Vanguard Group, and a
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California has an “assault weapons” ban and firearm confiscation orders, but neither control prevented the Tuesday attack at YouTube’s San Bruno headquarters. Ironically, “assault weapons” bans and confiscation orders have been put forward as controls needed in the aftermath of the February 14 Parkland school shooting. Gun control proponents also pushed universal background checks and
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Joe Raedle/Getty Images by AWR Hawkins3 Apr 20180 3 Apr, 20183 Apr, 2018 Background checks for gun sales shattered a record in March while celebrities and Parkland gun control activists pushed for more restrictions on Second Amendment rights. The previous record for March was 2,523,265 background checks in 2016, but FBI numbers show there were 2,767,699
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During the March 25 airing of Face the Nation, Parkland school shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv suggested people looking for something to blame ought to be pointing at the “cowards of Broward County” rather than guns. Kashuv was referencing the Broward County Sheriff’s Office from which a deputy arrived on scene 90 seconds into the attack
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Broward County, Florida, superintendent of schools Robert Runcie says it is “fake news” that his PROMISE school leniency program likely allowed accused school shooter Nikolas Cruz to remain under the radar of law enforcement and, therefore, able to purchase the firearm that killed 17 individuals at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February. On the
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The ownership of Dick’s Sporting Goods appears to be attempting to leverage the tragic shooting of school children into a marketing opportunity. The company has been exposed for its doublespeak on its decision to stop selling so-called “assault rifles.” Dicks Sporting Goods, Inc. [NYSE: DKS] announced on Wednesday its decision to not only stop selling
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“The Russians are very big fans of our Second Amendment,” said Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) on Friday, during a discussion with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell as an event hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in Washington, DC. Russians enjoy seeing Americans being murdered, said Schiff, speaking within the context of Wednesday’s mass murder at
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by Trent Baker17 Feb 20180 17 Feb, 201817 Feb, 2018 During a Saturday appearance on MSNBC, 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and former Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-MD) called the inaction to prevent future shootings like the mass shooting in Parkland, FL, an “outrage,” asking if the United States is a nation that loves its guns more than its children.
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On Thursday’s edition of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) urged people “go pray for the families, care about these families, don’t try to promote your agenda in the middle of a tragedy.” He also dismissed “this idea that one magic law is going to stop” the next mass
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by Ian Hanchett14 Feb 20180 14 Feb, 201814 Feb, 2018 On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) stated that “excuses for failing to move forward” on gun control “are really reprehensible. It makes Congress complicit in these deaths.” Blumenthal said, “Prayers and thoughts are appropriate. Ours go out to the community in
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.@marcorubio on reaction to FL school shooting: “People don’t know how this happened: who this person is, what motivated them…I think it’s important to know all of that before you jump to conclusions that there’s some law that we could have passed that could have prevented it.” pic.twitter.com/jmIOBGAiVx — Fox News (@FoxNews) February 14, 2018
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