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Stop Efforts to Arm Teachers
Society & Culture  (tags: education, schools, teaching, weapons, guns, violence, petitions )

- 35 days ago -
President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos continue to support efforts to arm teachers with guns, calling for states and schools to consider this an option to deter school shootings.
Sign Our Petition to DEMAND An Assault Weapons Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, firearms, weapons, violence, mass shootings, petitions )

- 235 days ago -
The time to outlaw private ownership of war weapons is way overdue!
Close Canada's Crazy Weapons Loophole ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, Canada, USA, weapons, secret deals, war, government, rights )

- 410 days ago -
The bill is supposed to make it harder to send arms to places like Saudi Arabia and the Philippines, where human rights abuses are rampant, but it doesnâEUR(TM)t touch the completely secret weapon deals we have with the US.
Members of Congress Must Pledge to Reject Donations From the NRA and Gun Industry PACs!
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, violence, weapons, firearms, lobbyists, petitions )

- 482 days ago -
Young people across the country are calling BS on adult excuses for failing to achieve any progress on gun safety. They are rising up to fight for their own safety and future, and calling on members of Congress to reject the NRA.
Tell Streaming Services: Dump NRATV
Society & Culture  (tags: firearms, weapons, guns, communications, Internet, petitions )

- 483 days ago -
NRATV is the gun lobby's propaganda arm. It spreads dangerous misinformation and inflammatory, racist rhetoric to further the NRA's "guns everywhere" agenda.
A Year of Reckoning Police Fatally Shoot Nearly 1,000 People
Society & Culture  (tags: police, fatal shooting, white cops on black citizens, mental illness, suicidal, did not halt, weapons )

- 1292 days ago -
White police officers killing unarmed black men represent less than 4 % of fatal police shootings. Majority of people who died at the hands of the police fit at least one of three categories: wielding weapons, were suicidal or mentally troubled, or ran.
Sydney Terror Raid: Two Men Arrested, Hunting Knife and Flat Seized
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, Sydney, terrorism, arrested, weapons, Islam, violence )

- 1614 days ago -
The two men arrested in terror raids yesterday had been living in a small granny flat at the back of a share house in Fairfield, where neighbours today spoke of their disbelief. Their plans were imminent publicly to behead a random Sydneysider.
Don't Allow Concealed Weapons on College Campus. PLEASE SIGN !!!
Society & Culture  (tags: weapons, school children, school shooting, petition to sign )

- 1731 days ago -
The United States has seen more than a handful of shootings in schools; these events shouldn't be repeated on college campuses. Demand Governor Gary Herbert abolish this law immediately, as it places people in harm's way.
VIDEO: Jon Stewart Says U.S. Is 'the Oprah of Middle East Weapons Systems'
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Jon Stewart, US, ethics, weapons, Middle East, sadness, world, politics, abuse, society, freedoms )

- 1810 days ago -
In last night's "Automatics for the People" segment, Jon Stewart pointed out that we currently provide billions in military aid to the neighboring countries of Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Israel.
Lauren Tannehill, Wife of Dolphins Quarterback, Leaves Rifle in Rental Car, Deputies Say (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Lynn Tannehill, society, ethics, weapons, danger, news, police, law, freedoms, safety )

- 2004 days ago -
New York mom vacationing in South Florida was expecting a healthy dose of sun, surf and fun. Imagine her surprise when her daughter unzipped a bag in their rental Nissan Rogue and found a rifle -- a big rifle. Looking just like the ones real soldiers use.
Missing: $102 Billion ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: drones, weapons, civilians, human rights, ethics, US, freedoms, Pentagon, conflict, violence, death )

- 2465 days ago -
Contractors regularly increase prices on weapons programs, and as for-profit businesses taxpayers end up paying for contractors' profits. The Pentagon wastes billions each year ordering too many spare parts or paying too much for items - in one instance-
Demand a Plan To End Gun Violence ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: arms trade, world, guns, weapons, politics, law, violence, government, society, crime, americans )

- 2541 days ago -
In the aftermath of the Aurora, Colorado shootings, both candidates made moving statements that echoed the sympathy we're all feeling. But words of condolence are not enough. The time has come for meaningful action.
Click. Boom. Stop Arming Human Rights Abusers. ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: arms trade, world, guns, weapons, politics, law, violence )

- 2570 days ago -
"I was shocked to learn that there are treaties to regulate the international trade in bananas and dinosaur bones, but no global rules for the trade in products specifically designed to kill and injure. The Arms Trade Treaty will address this glaring..."
Explosives Arrests Update
Society & Culture  (tags: society, crime, explosives, weapons, conspiracy, Animal Cruelty, abuse )

- 3584 days ago -
Five men are facing multiple charges after police find a large amount of explosives in a Town of Knox home.
Explosives Found In Knox - Connected To Internet Scam
Society & Culture  (tags: society, crime, police, explosives, weapons, conspiracy, Animal Cruelty, internet crimes, violence )

- 3584 days ago -
The details in this case are shocking. Police say they were led to a home in Knox after discovering a video showing 5 individuals blowing up a large snapping turtle with pipe bombs.

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