Tag Archives: Gun Violence

Gun Control: How to Contact Your Elected Officials – Act Now!

New York, N.Y. If you’re hurting like I am right now, thinking about the epidemic of gun violence in this country, but you have not yet contacted your elected representatives to make your voice heard, it’s time. Pascal Le Segretain via Getty Images. I believe that many of us are disillusioned with our government, knowing […]

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VIDEO: Suspect Named in Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History

Orlando, FL. A gunman killed 50 people and injured 53 in a crowded gay nightclub in the tourist hub of Orlando, Florida, early on Sunday before being shot dead by police, authorities said, in what appeared the deadliest mass shooting in American history. The shooter was identified as Omar S. Mateen, a man that a […]

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On Obama’s Proposed Executive Actions to Curb Gun Violence

By Cornell William Brooks, NAACP President & C.E.O. Baltimore, MD. NAACP National President and C.E.O. Cornell William Brooks today released the following statement regarding President Obama’s proposed executive actions to reduce gun violence: Visitors at a gun show in Houston. Photo: Wikipedia. “More than 4 million people in our country were victims of crimes involving a gun […]

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Obama Issues Executive Orders on Curbing Gun Violence

Washington, D.C. U.S. President Barack Obama will discuss his new initiatives to curb gun violence in remarks Tuesday at the White House, as he works to detail to Americans the executive orders he says will not step on Constitutional rights. Photo: St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office. Some of the measures, first announced by the White […]

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NYC Public Advocate Calls for Divestment on Gun-Selling Walmart

New York, N.Y.  New York City Public Advocate Letitia James has called on the city to divest in Walmart. In a recent letter to supporters, she wrote: New York City invests hundreds of millions of dollars in Walmart, the largest gun and ammunition retailer in America. As the New York City Public Advocate – who […]

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Robert Dear: Mentally Ill, Religious Fanatic – or Terrorist?

New York, N.Y. This week U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan insinuated that Robert Dear Jr., the man who murdered three people at a planned parenthood in Colorado, was mentally ill. Ryan said: “One common denominator in these tragedies is mental illness.” Who says Dear is mentally ill? He has been portrayed as a religious fanatic […]

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