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CHARLOTTE — Congressman Robert Pittenger said Friday that he wants U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to look into reports that schools are indoctrinating students with an anti-gun political agenda. His prime example: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' reaction to a principal's videotaped remarks ...
SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield chapter of Teens for Action, a group that has been behind recent local gun control activism, will be endorsing Amaad Rivera in his bid for State Senate, the group has announced. Trevaughn Smith, the co-founder of the group, said at a press conference at South ...

According to court documents - his family believed he was planning to take those stolen weapons to an anti-gun protest on campus late last week. ... But because Cagwin stole the guns on the same morning of the anti-gun "walk-out" at west Valley, Cagwin's aunt was worried he was going to bring the guns ...
A nonpartisan town hall organized by a group of high school students in Helena brought together five congressional candidates and about 100 local residents Friday evening to discuss gun violence in schools. The “lockdown generation,” as one of the local students calls today's high schoolers, has been ...
Just days after the deadly Waffle House shooting, a nationally-known cartoonist is trying to make a point about guns. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. However, a Tennessee lawmaker said this is a constitutional issue and not debatable. Congressman Jim Cooper, D-TN, praised James Shaw Jr. for acting ...
Thank you to NRA members and Second Amendment supporters who contacted their lawmakers in opposition to these anti-gun measures. Also, thank you to those lawmakers who voted in opposition to these and other gun control measures. Special thanks to Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka and ...

On April 23rd, Michael Bloomberg's front group, the Alliance for Gun Responsibility, filed a ballot initiative in Washington to restrict the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens. This egregious attack on your freedoms comes just months after failing to enact their gun ban agenda in Olympia.
Tomorrow, anti-gun state Senator Ron Latz is expected to introduce two gun control amendments to the Senate Judiciary Omnibus finance bill on the Senate floor. Please contact your Senator immediately and strongly urge them to OPPOSE A34 and A36 on the Senate Floor. Amendment 34 would create ...
One local leader lost a job and damaged his dignity over a recent traffic stop. The community may have lost something more. George Lee has resigned his post with the Gun Violence Reduction Partnership. Lee managed the district attorney's office's participation in the program, which has played a ...
For some time now, ever since the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida, anti-gun activists and politicians of a certain stripe, have been blaming the National Rifle Association for the tragedy. Because the NRA, a group with 5 million members, supports the Second Amendment and fights laws and ...
My home town of Boulder is about to define me as a criminal if I do not disarm or move. Let this column serve as a public notice, I will not comply. I was raised in Colorado and moved to Boulder in 1984, graduated from CU there and stayed. I proudly represented Boulder on the RTD Board of Directors.
There has been a lot of criticism directed at me and the other members of my team who helped organize the March For Our Lives last month in North Charleston, and at our counterparts across the country. Some of the criticism is related to gun control; that's fair game. Criticism of the policies I want to see in ...
Parkland's anti-gun students don't speak for me or my generation. by Will Riley. | April 12, 2018 12:54 PM. Print this article. Emma Gonzalez,David Hogg,Cameron Kasky,Alex Wind My generation has an obligation to define itself and not let ourselves be defined by national gun control groups. (Steven Senne/AP) ...
Wednesday saw a Gun Rights Rally in the Capitol Rotunda and one of its featured speakers was Alex Salsman, the political director for Missouri Firearms Coalition. Salsman, at left, visited with attendee Melody Noland, of Lexington, after speaking. She addressed about 100 gun rights supporters gathered ...
The March 23 "Local View" column, "Muskets of 1791 a far cry from firepower of today," which compared muskets to today's firepower, included a lot of misleading information — which, unfortunately, many will believe. A .38-caliber handgun is far from a handheld cannon, as the commentary stated. If writer ...
Officials at a California school district are distancing themselves from the gun control agenda, assuring that students who attend an anti-gun rally later this month will be “cutting class.” After receiving pressure from parents concerned about schools' aggressive anti-gun agenda, Loma Prieta Unified School ...
Isn't that the real goal of the anti-gun, anti-Constitution leftists? First, they will disarm the American people, but slowly, one small despicable step at a time, one seemingly benign law after another until one morning armed thugs show up at our doors to confiscate our guns. And once the citizenry is disarmed, ...

Demonstrators Demonstrators walk through on the West Randolph street during a "March for Our Lives" rally in support of gun control, Saturday, March 24, 2018, in Chicago. Students and activists across the country planned events Saturday in conjunction with a Washington march spearheaded by teens ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana high school students protested with signs saying “Protect Kids, Not Guns” as part of the national March for Our Lives event to press for gun control. Saturday's marches come in the wake of a shooting that left 17 dead at a Florida high school last month. In Indianapolis ...
Anti-Gun Violence Protesters Flood the Streets of Atlanta. Tens of thousands of protesters have flooded the streets of Atlanta seeking stronger gun-control measures in response to last month's school shooting in Parkland Florida. March 24, 2018, at 5:33 p.m.. Anti-Gun Violence Protesters Flood the Streets of Atlanta. Share.
More than 1,000 march through downtown San Antonio in anti-gun protest. By Peggy O'Hare, Staff Writer. Updated 7:39 pm, Saturday, March 24, 2018. 32. Students and their supporters rally in front of the Alamo shrine during the March for Our. Brian Caron, 35, of San Antonio, wore a chef's hat and handed out. Protestors ...
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Some Ouachita Parish students are calling for smarter gun laws and better security for their schools. Several students from Ouachita Parish High School organized a rally at the Monroe Civic Center on Saturday. The students joined thousands across the nation who took part in ...
Led by students including survivors of the Parkland shooting, they carried signs that read “Protect Kids, Not Guns” and “Vote Them Out.” It was one of many anti-gun rallies being held across the U.S.. Carly Novell, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland and a survivor of last month's ...
Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators, including students, teachers, and parents are expected to gather for the anti-gun violence rally, spurred largely by the shooting that took place on Valentine's Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida where 17 people died. (Photo by Win ...
Yolanda Renee King, granddaughter of Martin Luther King, told the crowd at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington DC: “I have a dream that enough is enough. And that this should be a gun-free world, period.” She then asked the crowd to repeat back her words: “Spread the word, have you heard?
Former Vice President Joe Biden · Joseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBiden: 'I shouldn't have said' I would fight Trump in high school Biden: I would only fight Trump in high school Biden praises Parkland students fighting for gun reform: 'They're going to win' MORE surprised protesters in his home state of ...
Elizabeth Warren · Elizabeth Ann WarrenLawmakers spotted at 'March for Our Lives' rallies across US Warren praises anti-gun violence rallies across Massachusetts Live coverage: Students march for gun control MORE (Mass.) praised the efforts of protesters calling for an end to gun violence on Saturday, ...
In this interlude between the shooting at Parkland, Florida, and the next one that's certain to come, it's a good time to look at the issue of guns in our country. To begin, I admit that I'm a gun person. Growing up in southern Minnesota, I owned and used a gun before I was eligible for a license to drive a car.
I think it is ridiculous that kids should be exploited and basically forced to participate in a march for gun control. For starters, I bet these kids couldn't even tell you one of the gun laws that currently exist. Also, kids don't have the courage to stand up against their peers when they are outnumbered. The real ...
One would hope that schools making an allowance for anti-gun rights demonstrations organized by left wing groups would show a similar deference and willingness to facilitate demonstrations against, say, abortion. Could a pro-life organization hoping to rally students in favor of abortion restrictions expect ...
New York, NY -( With the latest shooting tragedy—this one at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida—antigun groups wasted little time in singling out a culprit—the AR-15 5.56 NATO / 223 semiautomatic rifle. The mainstream media quickly echoed the sentiment of ...
Your NRA-ILA has learned that Senator Paul Anderson and Scott Jensen plan on proposing two gun control measures that only seek to further burden the right of law-abiding gun owners. The first proposal, Senate File 3278, would require a person who lawfully possesses a firearm to report the loss or theft ...
Angry phone calls from around the country poured into the Orting High office on Friday morning. Orting High announced Thursday that 62 students would get detention after walking out of class on Wednesday during a nationwide student call for stronger gun-control legislation. The punishment didn't sit well ...
Yesterday, the Kansas Senate voted down numerous anti-gun amendments to self-defense legislation, House Bill 2042. Please contact your lawmakers and urge them to continue opposing any new gun control measures! Defeated amendments are the below: A ban on devices that are designed or function ...
To the Editor: Re “Thousands Walk Out of Class, Urging Action on Gun Control” (front page, March 15):. I am filled with hope. I cheer you, our children, as you shame us into addressing the increasing gun violence that is taking your lives. Stay strong. In 1980 one mother got MADD. She could make sense of ...
The Graduate Student Association Senate passed a unanimous resolution supporting current and prospective students who wish to participate in anti-gun violence demonstrations. The Senate also voted to increase stipends for graduate student teaching and research assistants, which the majority of the ...
WASHINGTON — The White House on Sunday announced a plan to reduce gun violence at schools that includes spending federal money to train school staffers to carry concealed weapons and creating a task force to study age restrictions and other potential changes in laws. The White House blueprint, ...
Somerville High School junior Megan Barnes marches with others during a student walkout at the school Feb. 28 in Somerville, Mass. A large-scale, coordinated demonstration is planned for Wednesday, when organizers have called for a 17-minute school walkout nationwide to protest gun violence.
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES (CBSLA) — Anti-gun violence protests — led by students — will be held nationally starting Wednesday. Many local students here plan to participate in the protests — which include walking out of school Wednesday for `17 minutes, one minute for each life lost in the last mass ...
A group of Helena high school students, who've organized to push for solutions to gun violence, met this week with two of the state's top elected officials – and talked political strategy with Gov. Steve Bullock. Members of Helena Youth Against Gun Violence, organized in the wake of the Feb. 14 mass ...
An attempt is currently being made to hijack Senate Bill 357 with an anti-gun floor amendment offered by Senator Martha Hennessey (D-5). The New Hampshire state Senate Education Committee will be considering SB 357 on Tuesday, March 13th. Please contact committee members and urge them to ...
... assigned to the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Public Safety committee. Once again, please contact your legislators and urge them to support the pro-gun bills and oppose the anti-gun bills! Your NRA-ILA will continue to keep you up to date on all Second Amendment and hunting-related legislation.
Baltimore Mayor Vows To Send 3,000 Students To Anti-Gun Rally In D.C.. “We need to hear the voices of young people. Maybe then Congress will listen,” Mayor Catherine E. Pugh said. By Nina Golgowski ...
Was Ellen DeGeneres Surrounded by Armed Guards at an Anti-Gun Rally? An image showing the comedian and television host next to a possibly armed guard is real, but the photograph was not taken at an anti-gun rally. 477 ...
Protesters both for and against stronger gun laws gathered with signs in front of the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton where a Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association event was being held March 4, 2018. (Nancy Stone / Chicago Tribune). Diane MocaNaperville Sun. Privacy Policy. Two groups of protesters with very ...
Hollywood sources in the know have revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that Michael Bloomberg's New York-based gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety has created anti-gun violence pins for celebrities to wear to the Oscars on Sunday. Since the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre ...
Michael Bloomberg's New York-based gun-control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety has created an anti-gun-violence pin for celebrities to wear to the Oscars on Sunday, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Since the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre that left 17 dead last month, thousands ...
But in the hours after the shooting, she created a petition, “National High School Walk-Out for Anti Gun Violence,” on the activist platform Murdock's petition calls on the U.S. Senate and President Donald Trump to enact legislation aimed at preventing gun violence. She also proposes a day of ...
"We're not anti-gun; we're pro-life. We just want people to be able to go to school feel safe,” Thoms said. Thoms went to middle school with some of the students who died in the shooting at her rival high school. After waiving their signs along the street, the group went to a local park for a rally. A floodgate of ...
The national debate over gun control is now sweeping up bike helmets and water bottles. REI and Mountain Equipment Co-op, two outdoor retail chains that are also customer cooperatives, said Thursday they were suspending orders for popular items like Bell bicycle helmets and CamelBak water bottles ...



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