Black Tennessee lawmakers Justin Jones and Justin Pearson won their special election races on Thursday, firmly reclaiming their seats in the Tennessee House after being expelled in March. Both of the Democrats were ousted by the Republican majority after their protest for gun control.
The Tennessee House expelled two Black Democratic members in a surprising move a week after they and another lawmaker joined students and parents protesting for gun control reform. Rep. Justin Jones and Rep. Justin Pearson were voted out, while Rep. Gloria Johnson narrowly avoided expulsion by one vote. She would go on to say that she felt the results were different "because of the color of our skin."
Footage from the Uvalde shooting tragedy in Texas was recently released, and the images show the ineptitude of the local police.
Laura Ingraham of Fox News aired a segment on her program that links the recent rise of mass shootings to high marijuana use.
Right-wing politicians and pundits have begun to parrot a racist trope in the wake of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas after Texas Governor Greg Abbott falsely claimed gun control laws didn't prevent violence in Chicago. The statement prompted heavy pushback online.
In 2014, the families of five children and four adults who were killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting sued the now-bankrupt manufacturer of the gun a monster used to cut down 20 six and seven-year-old children along with six adults. On Tuesday (Feb. 15), those families’ attorneys announced a huge win for […]
Not sure what rock Ted Nugent crawled from under this weekend, but once again he’s focusing his energy on the wrong things. In a recent sit-down on a syndicated conservative talk show, the right-wing rocker and gun rights nutball said the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida “have no soul.”
Killer Mike found himself on the end of a barrage of criticism for appearing in an interview put on by the National Rifle Association. The NRATV clip with Colion Noir made its rounds over the weekend just as the anti-gun violence March For Our Lives rally was taking place in Washington, D.C., which put the Run […]
Killer Mike has long been an advocate for gun ownership and doubled down on those previous stances in a revealing chat with NRATV’s Colion Noir. In the six-minute discussion, the Run The Jewels rapper defended the rights of gun owners and expressed that his children were not permitted to participate in the national school walkouts […]
Dick’s Sporting Goods is trying to stay on the right side of history. The USA’s largest sporting goods retailer has announced it will stop selling assault-style firearms.
The shooting incident that took place Wednesday (Feb. 14) at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida shocked residents in the state, and others around the nation. The shooter identified as Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of murder, and it appears this act was brewing inside the former student of the school […]
Stephen Paddock may have targeted a festival featuring Chance The Rapper and Lorde as headliners the week before his Sunday assault in Las Vegas.