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Reality Check: The True Meaning of the Second Amendment

It may be the most controversial right we have as U.S. citizens: the right to keep and bear arms. The root of that controversy is in the often misunderstood intention of the Second Amendment. 28 more words


Police shot at a man 20 times in his own yard, thinking he had a gun. It was an iPhone. : The Washington Post

Police say they saw an object in Stephan Clark’s hand before they fired 20 bullets that killed him in his back yard Sunday night in Sacramento, a disturbing moment that was made public through body camera footage released Wednesday night. 70 more words


More Counter Speech needed to combat Hate on Facebook in India

Efforts at Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) online have become an important focus for social networks. CVE targets extremist ideologies, tackling them through alternate narratives that focus on peace-building. 110 more words


Republicans support gun-free

Well seemingly Republicans support gun-free zones for themselves but not for children. Seems guns keep everyone safe but when it comes to Republicans they can’t be trusted. 13 more words

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Well would you believe that. Yes, I would, a case of 'Do as I say, not do as I do'. They deserve each other, but America needs better.

Carer can't visit seriously ill mum every day due to 'immoral' bridge toll : Liverpool Echo

A daughter says she can’t afford to care for her seriously ill mum every day due to ‘immoral charges’ on the Mersey Gateway Bridge.

Jo Clarke, who lives in  128 more words


Timothy Egan: A kid just schooled Donald Trump on mass shootings : The Scotsman


US voters must ditch politicians who fail to act on gun control at mid-term elections in November, writes Timothy Egan.

Here’s a thought: The next politician to express sorrow over the slaughter of students at a school without offering any specific remedy should be run out of office, for cowardice and failure to protect American children. 875 more words


Tory Council award themselves 11% pay rise just hours after voting for cuts to kids’ services

”The Conservative-led Council in Norfolk has come in for stinging criticism today after deciding to award themselves with an inflation-busting 11% pay rise just hours after voting through swingeing cuts to vital children’s services in the area. 159 more words

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