Category Archives: Gun Violence

Open Thread | Gun Control Measures

Is it everything that I want? No. But, will I disregard it? No. It’s a big deal and covers much more than I thought the GOP Senators would agree to. I didn’t think they’d sign on to more than red … Continue reading

Posted in Gun control, Gun Violence, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , | 22 Comments

Open Thread | It’s all unraveling in Uvalde

They are not used to being held accountable. They don’t even know what accountability means. They are used to bullying a largely low income Latino population. They are used to running roughshod over them. They thought their bullshyt lies and … Continue reading

Posted in 2022 Elections, Gun control, Gun Violence, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Open Thread | Beto…Beto..Beto….Your Courage Scares Me…

Beto O’Rourke is a man with a deep heart and soul. He is very real. Too real for some people. His confrontation of that piece of garbage Texas Governor is a moment that I will not soon forget. This picture … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Current Events, Gun control, Gun Violence, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Open Thread | The Domestic Terrorist and His Hate Crime in Buffalo

He WAS NOT a ‘lone wolf’. He WAS NOT ‘ mentally ill.’ He IS a DOMESTIC TERRORIST WHO COMMITTED FIRST DEGREE MURDER against innocent souls whose only crime was Grocery Shopping While Black. And, for that, they were sentenced to … Continue reading

Posted in Breaking News, Department of Justice, Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Monday Open Thread | The Massacre in Dayton😢😢

I went to sleep Saturday night with El Paso on my heart, only to wake up to the news about Dayton. As with those in El Paso, the victims in Dayton were targeted. No accident -the target place of choice. … Continue reading

Posted in Gun Violence, Hate Crime, Open Thread, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 79 Comments

Thursday Open Thread | New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern bans all military-style semi-automatic guns and assault rifles

Yowza! Just like that #NewZealand banned all military style semi automatic weapons, assault rifles, high capacity magazines. This is how you do it America. Are you shame yet? Better take note! This is what real leadership looks like. God bless, … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Gun control, Gun Violence, News, Open Thread, Politics, Terrorism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 114 Comments

Thursday Open Thread | This is why the kids will win

I am so impressed with the Parkland kids. I think they are the leaders that we have been waiting for. They just need for us to have their backs. The latest from the kids is that they are going on … Continue reading

Posted in Gun control, Gun Violence, Open Thread, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 63 Comments

29 year old James Shaw Jr tackled Waffle House Shooter

A 29-year-old man credited with saving numerous lives Sunday morning after he disarmed a man who opened fire on an Antioch Waffle House said he was just trying to stay alive. James Shaw Jr., 29, said after feeling cornered he … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Violence, News, Open Thread | Tagged , , , , , , | 87 Comments

Joan Baez Honor President Obama in ‘The President Sang Amazing Grace’

Joan Baez honored the victims of the 2015 Charleston church shooting and Barack Obama’s tearful eulogy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in the new video for “The President Sang Amazing Grace.” The song appears on Baez’s new album, … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Black Lives Matter, Current Events, Gun Violence, Honor, News, Open Thread, President Obama | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

#ParklandSchoolShooting | When the children rise up…..

The Soweto Uprising led by children changed the course of history for South Africa against apartheid. So will #NeverAgainMSD movement led by children will change the course of history for #GunControl in America. Cameron Kasky confronting Marco Rubio about accepting … Continue reading

Posted in Current Events, Gun control, Gun Violence, Human Rights, News, Open Thread | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 102 Comments