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Twitter Is Dragging Pete Buttigieg & Beto O'Rourke Over Their Exchange On Gun Control

By Shelby Black
After nearly one month, the Oct. 15 Democratic debate is here. It feels just like yesterday when 20 candidates took the stage to explain why they're the best fit for the White House, but now the numbers have dwindled to just 12. The news cycle has…

Donald Trump Called Out Beto O'Rourke's Gun Reform Plan In An Interesting Way

By Shelby Black
It's no secret that President Donald Trump isn't necessarily the biggest fan of many Democratic politicians. Well, it looks like the president's latest Twitter tirade is directed towards one of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, because…

This Advice From Gun Policy Activists At Every Level Will Give You The Confidence To Make Change

By Lilli Petersen and Madhuri Sathish
America has a problem with gun violence. After three high-profile mass shootings in Texas and Ohio in August 2019, the nation has been grasping at anything to try to find a solution. While politicians talk about red flag laws, background checks, and…

These Student Activists Are Tackling Gun Violence, Starting With Their Home Turf

By Madhuri Sathish
In recent weeks, mass shootings in California, Texas, and Ohio have prompted widespread calls to action against gun violence, with activists and lawmakers alike demanding more stringent gun control legislation. As the nation debates, students in…

It's Back-To-School Season, So Here's What To Know About Campus Carry

By Shelby Black
The back-to-back shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Aug. 3 and Aug. 4, followed by a third in Odessa, Texas, on Aug. 31 have kicked the gun control debate into high gear. As gun reform activists continue to push for stricter…

Walmart Announced A Major Change To Its Gun Sales Policy After Mass Shootings

By Yvonne Kim
Gun violence in the United States continues on as a troubling problem with no end in sight. On Aug. 31, yet another shooting in Texas left seven more dead without a national solution to follow. But while legislators shuffle their feet, one of the…

Here’s How You Can Help The Victims Of The West Texas Mass Shooting

By Lara Walsh
On Saturday, Aug. 31, the news broke that an unidentified gunman went on shooting spree in West Texas. The assailant, who fired at will from his vehicle and a stolen mail truck, killed seven people and injured at least 21 others before being gunned…

Donald Trump Has Said Some Majorly Controversial Things On Gun Control

By Madhuri Sathish
Following back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, on Aug. 3 and 4, President Donald Trump has been fielding significant criticism on the issue of gun control. In an Aug. 5 speech addressing the shootings, Trump proposed…

Here's How To Call Your Senator About Gun Control, Because It's An Easy Process

By Shelby Black
Over the weekend, the United States experienced two separate tragedies. On Aug. 3, at least 22 people were killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine people were killed in Dayton, Ohio, in separate mass shootings. The back-to-back events have kicked the…

Texas & Ohio Don't Have The Strictest Gun Laws Out There

By Shelby Black
Between Aug. 3 and Aug. 4, at least 31 people were killed in total after two mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas. Gun control has been a heated conversation in the United States for years, but the recent massacres has kicked the topic…

Here's What To Know About Red Flag Laws & What They Do

By Lara Walsh
In the wake of the deadly El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, shootings, which claimed at least 30 lives over the weekend of Friday, Aug. 2, lawmakers and civilians alike are calling for reform to current gun control legislation. While public figures…

Twitter Can't Believe 'The NY Post's Cover Calls To Ban Assault Weapons

By Shelby Black
The two mass shootings on Aug. 3 and Aug. 4 in the United States have spurred the conversation about gun control, and nearly everyone is talking about it. But while gun control has usually been a talking point for liberal politicians and outlets,…

Ivanka Trump Called For A Major Gun Policy Change After 2 Mass Shootings

By Lara Walsh
Just hours after calling for thoughts and prayers for those impacted by the deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the first daughter is sharing an unexpected appeal about reforming gun laws on social media. It's a surprising call,…

Donald Trump Tied Background Checks To Immigration After 2 Mass Shootings

By Shelby Black
It goes without saying that the news has been bleak over the weekend. On Saturday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 4 the United States experienced two mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, and people across the nation have been pushing for…

This Is What You Can Do To Help The Dayton Mass Shooting Victims

By Lara Walsh
Just hours after a deadly mass shooting rocked El Paso, Texas, 10 people were killed and at least 26 were reportedly injured after a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio on Sunday, Aug. 4. The attack occurred in the early hours of the morning in the city's…

Here’s How You Can Help The El Paso Shooting Victims

By Collette Reitz
El Paso, Texas, is the latest U.S. city to find itself reeling in the aftermath of a deadly mass shooting. According to The New York Times, there are multiple dead and wounded following an active shooter situation in an El Paso shopping center on…

Donald Trump Called The El Paso, Texas Shooting "Terrible" & "Very Bad"

By Collette Reitz
After reports of a deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas on Saturday, Aug. 3, President Donald Trump is speaking out. According to The New York Times, multiple people were killed and several were wounded in a shooting at an El Paso shopping center. Full…

‘The Bold Type’ Gets A Lot Wrong About Millennial Women & That's Why You Should Watch It

By Sarah Halle Corey
There's a storyline in Season 2 of The Bold Type that sets out to tackle America's gun control issue. In the episode, Sutton (Meghann Fahy) reveals to her roommate and best friend Jane (Katie Stevens) that she's been secretly keeping a gun in their…

Kamala Harris Plans To Stop Abortion Bans With This Proposal

By Chelsea Stewart
As the 2020 field takes shape, White House hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-California) has been laying out an ambitious set of goals for her potential presidency. She's pitched everything from executive orders on gun control to Medicare for All — and…

Ivanka Trump Has Weighed In On Gun Reform Less Than You Probably Thought

By Chelsea Stewart
Americans have really been talking about gun control. As school shootings continue to make headlines, Democrats and Republicans alike have demanded presidential and congressional action on firearm laws. But there are some like, say, White House…

Donald Trump Called The Highlands Ranch School Shooting "Unspeakable Violence"

By Shelby Black
Another mass shooting tragedy has hit the United States. On Tuesday, May 7, two people opened fire at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado, killing one student and injuring eight. Since the shooting, the public has been expressing their sympathy…

The Highlands Ranch Shooting Is At Least The 43rd Shooting At A School In 2019

By Shelby Black
On Tuesday, May 7, the United States experienced yet another tragedy when two armed gunmen opened fire at the STEM School Highlands Ranch in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. This marks yet another school within the United States in 2019, and points out a…

President Trump Sent "Thoughts & Prayers" To The California Synagogue Shooting Victims

By Lara Walsh
President Donald Trump is sharing his condolences in light of a deadly shooting at a California synagogue on the final day of Passover. Trump's response to the synagogue shooting in Poway, California on Saturday, April 27 aired his deepest…

Twitter Is Calling Oliver North's Resignation "The Beginning Of The End" For The NRA

By Chelsea Stewart
There's a shake-up happening within the National Rifle Association (NRA). According to multiple reports, NRA president Oliver North announced on Saturday, April 27 that he will not seek a second term as the leader of the gun rights group. Elite…

Twitter Is Taking Action To Report Voting Misinformation In A Well-Timed Move

By Daniella Bondar
In today's society, few things are free from the mark of social media. While many of us still view it as a way to see what our pals are up to or share pictures of our lattes, it's also the way some of us get our news updates, connect globally, or…

Here's How Kamala Harris' Gun Control Proposal Could Have A Major Impact On Women

By Chelsea Stewart
As the 2020 election cycle continues to heat up, presidential possible Sen. Kamala Harris (D-California) is hunkering down on a big issue: gun control. On April 22, the presidential candidate vowed to enact a sweeping gun reform plan if she is…

New Zealand Is Taking Action On Gun Control Less Than A Week After A Mass Shooting

By Daniella Bondar
New Zealand is still reeling from the mass shootings that occurred at Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Mosque in central Christchurch on March 15, killing 50 people. But as the nation mourns, it's also already moving towards action. Less than a week after…

Ariana Grande Is Getting Political On Her 'Sweetener' Tour With This Awesome Move

By Chelsea Stewart
Going to see Ariana Grande on her Sweetener tour? Lucky you, because not only are you in to hear an amazing setlist, but you can also get registered to vote. You heard me, people — you can get registered to vote at Ariana Grande's Sweetener tour,…

Kim K Applauded New Zealand's Vow To Ban Semiautomatic Guns With A Question For U.S. Officials

By Chelsea Stewart
Following a mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand that claimed the lives of 49 people and left another 20 injured, the country has taken a major step: It vowed to change its gun laws. It's an announcement that has earned the applause of many,…

Here's What To Know About Gun Laws In New Zealand

By Chelsea Stewart
If you haven't heard the sad news, New Zealand experienced its deadliest shooting in decades on Friday, March 15. As is the case in any situation like this, people are speaking out and sharing their thoughts, condolences, and more. But many are also…