A Mardi Gras celebration in Mississippi ended tragically with the death of two people on Sunday afternoon
Tag: gun violence
An 18-year-old Atlanta native livestreamed the moment after three men opened fire on her car as she, her mother, and a friend were ordering from a Burger King drive-thru in Florida early Tuesday morning. According to the Miami Herald, Donesha Gantt was with two women at a Burger King in Opa-locka, when three gunmen shot a total […]
The criticism against the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois began in January when the non-profit organization teamed up with the Chicago Police Department to monitor police stops with the help of contact cards and thorough reports on incidents between officers and civilians.
The trend has been studied closely for a number of years, showing a slow increase in gun-related deaths.
Fulton writes that Clinton’s emphasis on the Black Lives Matter movement and her promise to continue President Obama’s efforts to enact gun reform if elected influenced her decision.
Over the weekend alone, seven people were killed while 30 were wounded.
“I learned that one of my family members became one of over 30,000 Americans who die every year as a result of gun violence. My cousin became one of the tragic statistics that I, unfortunately, cite most often in my work.”
President Barack Obama will answer questions Thursday evening on the thorny issue of the right to keep and bear arms.