Senators Richard Blumenthal & Chris Murphy Call Congress Complicit in Gun Violence

Connecticut Democratic Senator Chris Murphy gave an impassioned response after another deadly mass shooting took place Sunday. At least 26 parishioners died and 20 more continue to fight to survive injuries sustained when a gunman opened fire during services at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The senator, who represents the community where … Continued

Republicans May Actually Vote To Ban Device Used By Las Vegas Gunman

Rare bipartisan agreement on gun safety regulation.

Musician At Las Vegas Concert Has Change Of Heart After Massacre

A powerful admission on gun control from the country music artist.

Another Night Club Mass Shooting Rocks Florida

[DIGEST: CBS, NBC, New York Times] A gunman killed two people and injured 16 others outside a nightclub hosting an event for teens in Fort Myers, Florida, early Monday morning. The shooting took place in the parking lot of Club Blu, about three miles south of City Hall, as parents arrived to pick up their … Continued

One Year Of Marriage Equality: Where Are We Now?

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court ruling which extended marriage equality nationwide. The landmark decision was a major victory for the country’s LGBT community. But as the rest of the community celebrated, the lead plaintiff in the case sat in the airport waiting for a flight back home to … Continued

As Speaker Ryan Maneuvers To Adjourn, House Dems Vow To Fight On

[DIGEST: Politico, Bipartisan Report] Overnight, Republican leaders cut off House Democrats’ gun control sit-in. They’ve adjourned the House until July 5 without voting for new gun control measures. The move came 15 hours after Democrats vowed to block any legislative action until Speaker Paul Ryan promised to allow votes on several proposals, including blocking suspected … Continued

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