All posts tagged "guns"
Senate hearings begin on new Puerto Rico weapons law
In response to US Supreme Court ruling, legislation validates carrying, possession as Second Amendment right
- Posted February 9, 2018
Some in GOP open to banning gun accessory used in Vegas
The devices, known as “bump stocks”, are legal and originally were intended to help people with limited hand mobility.
- Posted October 5, 2017
WHY IT MATTERS: Guns
ATLANTA – THE ISSUE: The right to bear arms is fundamental to the U.S., carved into the Constitution and seemingly embedded in the national DNA. But after a seemingly endless stretch of violence, Americans are confronting how...
- Posted September 28, 2016
Trump, On Defense, Blames Media for Second Amendment Flap
On the defensive once again, Donald Trump is blaming faulty interpretations and media bias for an uproar over his comments about the Second Amendment
- Posted August 10, 2016
Rainbow Flags, Images of Shooting Victims at Pride Parades
Parades in major cities feature increased security, tributes to those killed in Orlando
- Posted June 26, 2016
Orlando Massacre Victims Honored at LGBTT Pride March
Hope for more inclusive public policy ahead of general elections
- Posted June 26, 2016
A Day after Shooting, House Democrats Erupt in Protest
WASHINGTON – A day after a mass shooting in Orlando, Democratic lawmakers erupted on the House floor with loud criticism of House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders for leaving the nation’s gun laws untouched. Some...
- Posted June 13, 2016
Largest Ever Illegal Firearm Crackdown Launched
SAN JUAN — The Puerto Rico Police says it has launched the largest crackdown on illegal firearms in the history of the island. Police Chief José Caldero said Monday that 135 of 220 suspects have been arrested...
- Posted January 11, 2016
Mexican President: Drug Lord Chapo Guzman Re-arrested
MEXICO CITY – The world’s most-wanted drug lord was captured for a third time in a daring raid Friday by Mexican marines, six months after he tunneled out of a maximum security prison in a made-for-Hollywood escape...
- Posted January 8, 2016
An Emotional Obama Unveils his Plan to Cut Gun Violence
WASHINGTON – Tears streaking his cheeks, President Barack Obama launched a final-year push Tuesday to tighten sales of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the absence of tougher gun restrictions that Congress has refused...
- Posted January 5, 2016