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social trends driving american gangs and gun violence: an important, informed conversation (481 hits)
THE ATLANTIC, February 14, 2013 -- Like everyone, we at The Atlantic have spent the weeks since Newtown thinking about the role of guns in America. In our ongoing effort to broaden the conversation, I spent some time talking to Professor Harold Polla ...
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black characters: still too good, too bad or invisible (601 hits)
By Nelson George, NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 2013 -- A black slave is torn apart by dogs as a crowd of white overseers savors the sight and a black bounty hunter watches passively behind shades. A black father makes his little girl crack open a cra ...
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serena williams wins qatar open to retake number one rank (517 hits)
HUFFINGTGON POST, February 15, 2013 -- An emotional Serena Williams returned to the top of women's tennis, overcoming a series of potentially career-ending injuries since 2010 to become the oldest woman to hold the No. 1 ranking. The 31-year-old W ...
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justice sotomayor visits stephen colbert to discuss her new book”my beloved world” and growing up in the bronx (435 hits)
The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive ...
Posted Tuesday, February 5th 2013 at 12:45PM (more)
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hey new jersey—finally coming to your senses? lawmakers looking into that crazy “jersey left” (350 hits)
NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 2013 -- It is the peculiar fate of the New Jersey driver, as indelible as a shoreside weekend or a Bruce Springsteen composition, if less easily romanticized. For when the denizens of Mr. Springsteen’s “Born to Run” tak ...
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rosa parks featured on new postage stamp (3737 hits)
February 3, 2013, THE GRIO — The U.S. Postal Service has issued a special Rosa Parks stamp on what would have been the late civil rights icon’s 100th birthday. The Rosa Parks Forever Stamp went on sale Monday and its issue is one of several events ...
Posted Monday, February 4th 2013 at 12:17PM (more)
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rosa parks, revisted (320 hits)
By Charles M. Blow, NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 2013 -- Most of what you think you know about Rosa Parks may well be wrong. On the verge of the 100th anniversary of her birth this Monday comes a fascinating new book, “The Rebellious Life of Mrs. R ...
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ronald reagan gave crucial support to 1994 assault weapons ban (1488 hits)
THE LAST WORD, December 19, 2012 -- MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell challenged wannabe “Reaganites” to live up to their hero by supporting Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s upcoming legislation to ban assault weapons. In Wednesday’s Rewrite segment, ...
Posted Friday, December 21st 2012 at 12:12PM (more)
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1994 assault weapons ban would not have passed but for the intervention of ronald reagan (967 hits)
BUZZ FEED, December 19, 2012 -- In 1994, former President Ronald Reagan's health was still good enough for him to, occasionally, participate in politics, and his agenda that year was clear: Helping President Bill Clinton pass the Assault Weapons Ban. ...
Posted Friday, December 21st 2012 at 12:09PM (more)
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why i’m for the brady bill, by ronald reagan, new york times, march 29, 1991 (874 hits)
Ronald Reagan announces his support for the Brady bill, reminding his audience that he is a member of the National Rifle Association. NY TIMES, March 29, 1991 -- "Anniversary" is a word we usually associate with happy events that we like to ...
Posted Friday, December 21st 2012 at 12:07PM (more)
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supreme court gun ruling does not block proposed gun controls (471 hits)
NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 2012 — Despite the sweeping language of a 2008 Supreme Court decision that struck down parts of the District of Columbia’s strict gun-control law, the decision appears perfectly consistent with many of the policy options ...
Posted Wednesday, December 19th 2012 at 12:18PM (more)
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n. r. a. backed federal law bars newtown shooting victims from filing lawsuits against gun makers (598 hits)
HUFFINGTON POST, December 18, 2012 --The massacre of schoolchildren in Connecticut may yield new laws to limit the availability of military-style assault weapons. But one thing the latest tragedy will likely not produce: lawsuits against the company ...
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justice scalia in ’08: “right secured by the second amendment is not unlimited” (584 hits)
In 2008's District of Columbia vs. Heller and in 2010's McDonald vs. Chicago a narrow majority of Supreme Court ruled that the Second Amendment guarantees the right to bear arms for defense in the home. But writing for the 5-4 majority Justice Anton ...
Posted Tuesday, December 18th 2012 at 1:16PM (more)
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after 1996 mass shooting australia enacted strict gun laws and hasn’t had a mass shooting since (379 hits)
SLATE, December 16, 2012 -- On April 28, 1996, a gunman opened fire on tourists in a seaside resort in Port Arthur, Tasmania. By the time he was finished, he had killed 35 people and wounded 23 more. It was the worst mass murder in Australia’s histor ...
Posted Tuesday, December 18th 2012 at 1:14PM (more)
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five gun safety regulations even n. r. a. members support (485 hits)
THINK PROGRESS, December 15, 2012 -- As the nation grieves over the tragic massacre in Newtown, Connecticut and policy makers try to understand what can be done to prevent mass shootings, sensible gun safety should be part of the answer. A majority ...
Posted Tuesday, December 18th 2012 at 1:12PM (more)
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killer of jordan davis using “stand your ground” law. his parents ask your help repealing it (665 hits)
THE LAST WORD, December 13, 2012 – On November 23, Lucia McBath and Ron Davis got the news all parents fear; their son Jordan had been killed. Jordan Davis, 17, was in a car with friends listening to, admittedly loud, music at a gas station when ...
Posted Monday, December 17th 2012 at 1:20PM (more)
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white house petition to persuade white house to remedy flawed “stand your ground” laws (711 hits)
WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO: Declare 'Stand Your Ground' laws illegal in accordance with Federal law. Require states amend laws to match Federal law To date, 21 states have adopted laws allowing citizens to protect themselves by use of ...
Posted Saturday, December 15th 2012 at 7:38PM (more)
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killer of jordan davis using “stand your ground” law. his parents ask your help repealing it (807 hits)
THE LAST WORD, December 13, 2012 – On November 23, Lucia McBath and Ron Davis got the news all parents fear; their son Jordan had been killed. Jordan Davis, 17, was in a car with friends listening to, admittedly loud, music at a gas station when ...
Posted Saturday, December 15th 2012 at 7:36PM (more)
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jay-z rides the subway and has a delightful chat with an older lady who has no idea who he is (691 hits)
HUFFINGTON POST, December 5, 2012 -- For all the swagger that pours from his lyrics, Jay-Z sure comes across as a nice guy when he rides the subway. In a brief segment a minute documentary about the artist's involvement in building Brooklyn’s Barc ...
Posted Friday, December 7th 2012 at 4:03PM (more)
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teacher infiltrates private alec education meeting to school right-wing business leaders on education policy (496 hits)
ALTERNET, December 3, 2012 -- At the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C., on November 30, members of the Education Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) got an earful when education activist and former teacher Sabrina Joy Stevens ...
Posted Thursday, December 6th 2012 at 1:10PM (more)
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knicks tyson chandler and his wife kimberly come to the aid of the people in devastated rockaway, queens (768 hits)
HUFFINGTON POST, December 3, 2012 -- While much of the East Coast has recovered from Hurricane Sandy's wrath, the residents of New York’s Rockaways, a land strip nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and Jamaica Bay, are still struggling to pick up the ...
Posted Thursday, December 6th 2012 at 1:08PM (more)
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stephen colbert’s general’s hospital: this isn’t just a love triangle. it’s a love pentagon. (869 hits)
Stephen Colbert: The sex scandal is all anyone in Washington can talk about. I wonder why the country is in financial ruin! This isn’t just a love triangle, folks. It’s a love PENTAGON! But now it’s all over. Suddenly, out of nowhere, the sul ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2012 at 3:07PM (more)
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president obama brightens spirits on staten island where some lost everything to sandy (442 hits)
STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE, November 15, 2012 -- President Barack Obama's visit to a battered New Dorp Beach Thursday afternoon helped lift the spirits of residents as they worked to pick up the pieces of their homes and their lives in the aftermath of Hu ...
Posted Thursday, November 15th 2012 at 8:04PM (more)
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obama on staten island: praises nypd lt.who helped parents of two boys swept away by sandy (488 hits)
STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE, November 15, 2012 -- A decorated NYPD lieutenant earned high, public praise from President Barack Obama Thursday afternoon, who said he went "above and beyond the call of duty" by helping the parents of two young boys swept aw ...
Posted Thursday, November 15th 2012 at 8:03PM (more)
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justice sotomayor visits sesame street to offer career advice: “being a princess is definitely not a career.” (514 hits)
Crushing the dreams of countless little girls (and boys) around America, Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke the news to the viewers of Sesame Street that being a princess is not a career. Sorry, kids, the truth hurts sometimes. She suggests Abby become a ...
Posted Tuesday, November 13th 2012 at 9:35AM (more)
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