Hundreds of students marched through the streets of D.C. on Thursday, in the second installment of a region-wide walkout from classes by young people demanding a comprehensive solution to gun violence, especially in schools.
Moco Students for Change has detailed plans for a sequel to last year’s protest, which saw thousands of D.C.-area students leave classes for a march in the shadow of the Capitol.
United States District Judge Dabney L. Friedrich ruled against the plaintiffs in two consolidated federal lawsuits challenging a nationwide ban on the devices and asking for an injunction to prevent the ban from going forward and being enforced.
One year ago, familiar images flooded television screens across the country. They confronted their lawmakers. They rallied others to their cause. And then they took to the streets of D.C. to put on the March For Our Lives, make pleas for reform.
Supporters say these “red flag” laws are among the most promising tools to reduce the nearly 40,000 suicides and homicides by firearm each year in the U.S. Gun advocates, though, say such measures undermine their constitutional rights and can result in people being stripped of their weapons on false or vindictive accusations.
Maryland lawmakers and gun violence prevention advocates are calling attention to gun control measures in the General Assembly this year.
The GOP-controlled Virginia Senate approved legislation Thursday that would make it easier to bring a gun to a place of worship.
A report from the group “Safe Virginia Initiative” included seven policy recommendations, including a law that would require gun owners to report, within 24 hours, if a gun is lost or stolen and a measure preventing people from buying more than one handgun per month.
Twice in the span of 11 days last month, a black man who drew a gun in response to a crime in the U.S. was shot to death by a white police officer after apparently being mistaken for the bad guy.
On My Take, Clinton Yates reminds listeners that guns are designed to kill.
Most people under 21 won’t be able to buy guns in California starting next year under a law Gov. Jerry Brown announced signing Friday.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the Justice Department “made a deal without the president’s approval,” referring to a settlement reached by the State Department in June. State acted on the advice of Justice Department lawyers.
“The bottom line is that we all deserve to feel safe where we study and where we work. There’s a lot more we could be doing and a lot more we should be doing,” said Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous.
In March, a 17-year-old boy shot and killed 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey at Great Mills High School. Students from the school will be holding a rally in Annapolis this weekend, demanding stricter gun control measures in Maryland. But, Willey’s mother isn’t sure she’ll be attending.
Police in Virginia say a 5-year-old boy shot himself in the wrist with his mother’s gun while she was driving him to a doctor’s appointment and talking on the phone.
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