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Everything you need to know about March for Our Lives

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ABC NEWS - 2018-03-21 14:00:00

As The U.S. Debates Gun Laws, So Too Does Canada

While the U.S. continues to debate what, if any, federal firearms restrictions to enact in the wake of last month's deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, Canada is introducing new gun laws of its own, even as opponents there have vowed to fight those changes. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's

NPR - 2018-03-21 13:35:25

Here's an Interesting Fact About the STOP School Violence Act Being Trashed By Gun Control Activists

The bipartisan STOP School Violence Act, which passed the House of Representatives last week, intends to take immediate steps to improve school safety. The legislation mandates more training for local law enforcement and school personnel, better communication with schools, security enhancements, etc

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

The gun control movement needs boys

"Students shouldn't have to see cops cleaning up a crime scene," Edwin Soto, 16, read from his cellphone in front of about 200 of his classmates at Bronx Academy of Letters last Wednesday. "I'm tired of people not making it to see 17." Soto was reading a poem he'd written for his school's walkout, o

VOX - 2018-03-21 11:00:02

Here's a gun control measure that even Tea Party members should support

After every school shooting, the cultural reaction is about as predictable as the sun coming up in the morning. First, liberals get on social media and demand the government just do something about gun violence. Their suggestions usually involve confiscation, curtailing the Second Amendment, and wea

USA TODAY - 2018-03-21 10:00:04

GOP Rep's Office Got A Student Suspended For Cursing While Asking For Gun Control

A Republican congressman sparked outrage after his office had a student suspended from high school. The reason? During a brief phone call, the teen had the temerity to use a four-letter word while advocating for gun control. As students around the nation left class for 17 minutes to protest gun vio

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-03-21 08:59:51

Tucker Battles Gun Control March Supporter: 'They're Protecting the People Who Failed'

Tucker Carlson debated a Maryland professor who supports the upcoming weekend march on Washington in favor of gun control. Carlson noted that none of the organizers of the expected-to-be thousands-strong march on Capitol Hill would debate him. University of Maryland Professor Jason Nichols said he i

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-21 01:32:55

Garth Brooks' Message to Emma Gonzalez Ahead of Gun Control March: Don't Let Hate Win

Country superstar Garth Brooks read a letter from Parkland shooting survivor-turned activist Emma Gonzalez on-air during a Facebook video and urged Gonzalez to "not let hate win." The Grammy-winner said to Gonzalez, "Your generation is the generation for the school shootings. Let's make sure the nex

BREITBART - 2018-03-20 22:53:57

Democrats Tell DeVos Her 'Head Is in the Sand' on Racial Bias

"I believe this budget does very much not only protect but encourage students of color to pursue their education," Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday.Credit Erin Schaff for The New York Times WASHINGTON - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos defended her a

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-20 22:44:56

Education chief Betsy DeVos faces withering criticism in House hearing

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos takes her seat before a House Committee on Appropriations subcommittee hearing. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press) Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced blistering questioning from House Democrats on Tuesday as they confronted her on gun control, racism and

LA TIMES - 2018-03-20 22:15:00

Crime spike prompts Canada to unveil tougher gun control steps

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's Liberal government unveiled proposals on Tuesday to tighten already tough gun control laws to address a spike in crimes involving firearms, including a deadly attack on a mosque last year. Canada's Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale takes part in a news conference on P

REUTERS - 2018-03-20 21:25:43

Is Country Music's Relationship With The NRA Shifting?

Following the mass shooting in Las Vegas last Oct. 1, which began while country star Jason Aldean was performing as the final act of the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Festival, another country singer who had played the event, Lee Brice, appeared on a local news station in South Carolina. In hi

NPR - 2018-03-20 21:43:50

Fox News Analyst Quits, Calls Network a 'Propaganda Machine'

Fox News commentator Ret. Lt. Col. Ralph Peters-who called Obama a 'p*ssy' on-air in 2015-told colleagues he is now "ashamed" of the right-leaning network. A longtime Fox News commentator on Tuesday let the network have it in a scathing letter to colleagues announcing his departure. In an email to F

DAILY BEAST - 2018-03-20 20:20:59

Student suspended for saying Congress should 'get off their f--king asses' and pass gun control laws

The student made the call during a nationwide protest last week as thousands of U.S. students walked out of class to call for stronger gun control laws. John Minchillo A Nevada high school student was suspended after he called his congressman's office and told lawmakers to "get off their fucking

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2018-03-20 19:16:39

Lone resource officer's quick action stopped the Maryland school shooter within seconds

When a 17-year-old gunman walked into Maryland's Great Mills High School on Tuesday, the swift action of the school's sole resource officer, Blaine Gaskill, was instrumental in bringing the incident to a quick end. Gaskill's response was hailed as an example of exactly what a resource officer is su

CNN - 2018-03-20 19:14:25

Protesting High Schooler Suspended for Swearing in Call With Congressional Staffer Over Gun Control

A high school student who was suspended for swearing in a conversation with a congressional staffer about gun control is asking for an apology from his school and his congressman. On Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada sent letters on behalf of 17-year-old Noah Christiansen to re

SLATE - 2018-03-20 18:53:01

2 students shot at Great Mills, Maryland, high school; gunman dies

Two teens at a Maryland high school were shot Tuesday after another student opened fire in the hallway just before the start of classes, authorities said. The shooter - identified as Austin Wyatt Rollins, 17 - was injured and taken to the hospital, where he died, St. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cam

NBC NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:28:00

3 novels that aim for the heart of America's love affair with guns

Review Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Three new novels about America's deadly gun culture arrive this spring. Given the recent massacre in Florida, that seems like a gruesome coincidence, but don't b

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-20 17:00:00

Spending Bill Caught In Partisan Fight Ahead of Friday Deadline

Congressional negotiators delayed the release of a $1.3 trillion spending bill Tuesday as the clock ticked closer to a Friday shutdown deadline amid battles over more than a dozen unresolved policy matters. Leaders originally planned to release the details of the bill over the weekend but the spendi

NPR - 2018-03-20 16:46:13

A student called his congressman to ask for gun control - and was suspended for cursing

Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.). (Cathleen Allison/AP) A high school student was suspended for "disrespect" after he called his congressman's office and told lawmakers - as he recalls it - to "get off their f---- asses" and pass gun-control laws. Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) has defended his staff member for

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-20 06:00:00