After Santa Clarita Shooting, Mike Pence Pledges to Bring 'School Shootings to an End' and People Are Calling Him Out
At least two teenagers were murdered and multiple other students injured by one of their peers in yet another shooting spree at a school in the United States of America on Thursday.
The shooting occurred at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California.
Chilling Anti-Gun Violence Ad Features Kids Using Their New Back to School Supplies to Ward Off School Shooter
As the United States continues to do nothing against an epidemic of mass shootings, gun reform group Sandy Hook Promise has released a public service announcement framed as a back to school ad that captures a horrific reality faced by American students every day: school shootings.
You can watch the heartbreaking PSA below, but the depiction of gun violence may be disturbing for some viewers.
Beto O'Rourke Accuses Texas State Rep of 'Death Threat' for His Now Deleted Response to Beto's AR-15 Buyback Plan
It was only last month that 22 people were murdered by a racist gunman targeting Hispanics in El Paso, Texas, once again bringing gun violence to the forefront of American political issues.
El Paso is the hometown of former congressman and current Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke, who suspended campaigning after the shooting to console his constituents and help the town recover before getting back on the campaign trail.
Nancy Pelosi Erupts at Reporter Who Asks Why She Didn't Bring the House Back in Session to Tackle Gun Control
The Speaker of the House, Democrat Nancy Pelosi of California, put credit where it was due when asked about the lack of gun control legislation passed through Congress.
When a reporter asked Pelosi if she had regrets about not calling the House back from recess early to tackle gun control in the wake of more mass shootings and acts of White nationalist domestic terrorism she put the reporter in her place reminding her that the House has in fact passed gun control legislation and that her question was better asked of Senate Majority Leader McConnell.
AOC Skewers GOP Congressman Who Says He Won't Be Able to Loan His Friends Guns with Universal Background Checks
As mass shootings continue to plague the United States, most recently in Odessa, Texas, Americans are calling for action to be taken to stem the epidemic. Among the calls to action are universal background checks, which would close federal loopholes and require background checks for private sales. While many states have laws requiring background checks for private transactions, they aren't required under federal law.
Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) wants to keep it that way. His state, which has had at least two mass shootings in 30 days, loosened gun laws the day after the Odessa shooting.
Republican Senator Just Got Shouted Down at Her Own Town Hall for Saying Mass Shootings Are a 'Mental Health' Issue
It's been two weeks since two horrific mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas resulted in the deaths of 31 people, but Americans' calls for common sense gun reform haven't relented.
This is most recently evident at an Iowa town hall for Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA). Ernst, who is up for reelection in 2020, has an A-rating from the National Rifle Association and received a nearly $10 thousand donation during her 2014 senate campaign.
Trump Somehow Made His Message to Kids Concerned About Their Safety Going Back to School About Obama and People Can't Even
The United States is still reeling from the two shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio this past weekend which resulted in the deaths of 31 people.
As young students return to school at the end of summer break, the all-too-familiar threat of a mass shooting erupting at their learning institutions continues to loom.