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Gun Votes Are Coming To The Senate Floor, Unless Republicans Can Dodge Them

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans are scheduled to take up a key spending bill this week, but Democratic aides say they're getting signals that the GOP...

European Enlightenment and Humanism in Danger: Refugee Crisis

Sayed Hassan Akhlaq | Posted 03.22.2017 | World
Sayed Hassan Akhlaq

As the number of refugees worldwide continues to increase, Western nations struggle to show off their true humanism and the Enlightenment in the face ...

Why Are Children Less Valuable Than Guns in America? It's Time to Protect Children Not Guns

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.18.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Three years after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut where a lone 20-year-old gunman wielding an assault weapon snuffed out 26 child and teacher lives, our nation has done shamefully little to protect children instead of guns.

America's Gun Debate: A Misguided Debacle

Bryan Wood | Posted 04.23.2013 | Crime
Bryan Wood

Violent criminals are arrested, prosecuted, and are back out on the streets to commit more crime at a lightning fast pace. So where is the root of this problem?

Our Turn to Say No More -- Right Now

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

If Americans had said no more after Columbine, there may never have been a Virginia Tech. If we had said no more after Aurora, there may never have been a Newtown, and maybe some of the more than 31,000 other American gun deaths that occur each year could have been prevented.

Aurora Shooting Victims' Mother Grieves With Newtown Families

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Denver

By Dan Burns NEWTOWN, Conn., Jan 14 (Reuters) - Sandy Phillips began her journey of grief nearly six months ago, and on Monday it brou...

Pro-Gun Groups Predict Failure For Dem Proposal

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

* Biden poised to give gun-control recommendations to Obama * Miss America opposes putting armed personnel in schools * ...

'We Don't Have Strong Gun Laws' In Virginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Robert Zullo | Posted 02.22.2013 | DC

New gun legislation, in part propelled by the Dec. 14 mass shooting that claimed 26 lives in a Connecticut elementary school, will come before the Vir...

Mayor Bloomberg Should Give $100 Million To Support Gun-Control Advocates

Brent Budowsky | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

I, for one, tried to extend an olive branch, which the NRA treated with contempt. It is now time for a political battle that is long overdue and time for an unprecedented commitment to win this political battle from the mayor of New York and all who care about our country.

From Newtown to Flint Town: Gun Violence Not Just an Urban Black Problem

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 02.17.2013 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

Although most would agree that the urban violence problem is out of control, there is no doubt that whether violence happens in a city or suburb, it pains us all the same. Bullets flying in Oakland kill just like the ones in Oak Creek.