Category Archives: Gun Control

Two Different Responses to the Shootings of Sterling and Castile

The President gave a very well balanced statement on the shootings, not that RWNJs and racists are going to listen to anything he says. Here’s a different kind of response to what seems like an endless string of black men being gunned down because of their race – Personally, I think the only answer to this ongoing issue is to have well-armed, African American communities in every major city in this country. – Read the full article

Dem Leaders and Gun Control Groups Avoiding Assault Weapons Ban

This Thursday, Politico published an article that makes a lot of sense to me but may seem counter-intuitive to many Dems in the wake of the terrible tragedy in Orlando. Its about sensible gun control that comes with incremental change. Despite what the NRA wants conservatives (and independents) to believe, Democrats do not all agree on gun control.  – Read the full article

Hillary: I’m With Obama On Gun Control

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Democrats Must Unite Behind Nominee

Some Democrats on Twitter are starting to sound like Republicans; adopting the “my way or the highway” mentality. A number of Clinton and Sanders supporters are saying they will not vote at all if their candidate doesn’t get the nomination. That will be devastating for the country. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Gun Violence and War on the Poor

Lead Story Photos via MSN, provided by Redbook ♀ Eight Year Old Orphaned Burn Victim Wants Cards For Christmas – Address in the article. Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Anti-Choice Pastor Refuses to Follow Crisis Pregnancy Center Regulations ♀ Planned Parenthood Opens New Clinic Days After Colorado Shooting ♀ Supreme Court Rejects Latest Delay Tactic by Center for Medical Progress ♀ Nearly 400 Anti-Abortion Bills Were Introduced Across the Country This Year ♀ Anti-Choice Protesters Need Your Children To See Adorable Fetus Pix On Their Way To Class Two Rivers Public Charter School alleges in a complaint filed in D.C. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Good Cop/Bad Cop, Gun Violence and Women in Politics

Lead Story ♀ Who Turned My Blue State Red? – Are the poor in rural red states really voting against their own best interests by electing Republicans who want to slash the social safety net? The answer is more complex than you might think. – Read the full article

Fox’s Peter Johnson: San Bernardino Shooting Could Be A ‘Literal War On Christmas’

Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson Jr. warned that Wednesday’s mass killing in San Bernardino could be a “literal war on Christmas.” Speaking to Fox & Friends host Steve Doocy the morning after the shooting, Johnson advised that the “critical question” was would the incident be “whitewashed” as workplace violence. – Read the full article

One San Bernardino Gunmen Dead, Another Wounded, Report Says

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — One of three suspected gunmen in the shooting that left 14 dead at a service center for people with disabilities was killed in a shootout with police, The New York Times reported Wednesday night. Another suspect was believed to have been wounded in the exchange of gunfire and a third suspect remained… – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Racism and World News

Just a short one this week, gang, since I’m still recovering from surgery (which went very well, thank you). Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Supreme Court Sends Mixed Messages on Reproductive Rights If there’s one thing made crystal clear by a summer’s worth of anti-Planned Parenthood smear videos, it is that anti-choice activists are intent on running the reproductive health-care provider out of business and are perfectly willing to ignore or elide the law to reach that goal. – Read the full article

Martin O’Malley: Stand Up and Say “No” to the NRA

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Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ The Right’s Answer to Gutting Planned Parenthood? Elementary Schools, Homeless Shelters, Jails Indeed, most people would consider it unusual to pick a corrections facility if they were in the market for a breast exam. But that’s exactly what is suggested by a new website launched last month by some of the nation’s most prominent anti-choice groups. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Lead Story ♀ So who really won the first debate, Hillary or Bernie? Corporate media says Hillary, but the internet says Bernie. Then there’s the  big guys– are they playing fair? Does it really just depend on aesthetics? Chaffee, Webb  and O’Malley don’t seem to have much of a chance, but at least everyone came off as acting like adults, unlike the Gop debates. – Read the full article