Teachers and middle school graduates at a private school in Pennsylvania were gifted bulletproof shields for inserting into a backpack, courtesy of a father of two students at the school whose company makes them.
After the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, spawned the March for Our Lives, one of the largest youth protests since the Vietnam War, the student activists behind the movement are launching a nationwide summer bus tour, focused on voter registration and challenging the National Rifle Association's power. March for Our Lives: Road to Change kicks off June 15 at the Peace March in Chicago, led by the students of St. Sabina Academy. The bus tour will make more than 75 stops through August.
Jaclyn Corin is the incoming senior class president at Marjory Stoneman Douglas and a co-founder of March for Our Lives. She will stop at nothing less than changing the world.
This week Kent State graduate Kaitlin Bennett tweeted the images of herself with a gun, writing, “Now that I graduated from @KentState, I can finally arm myself on campus. I should have been able to do so as a student."
Though many, including Vice President Pence, have praised James Shaw Jr. as an "American hero," the president took his time to get in touch.
Monica Lewinsky is offering a plea to anyone planning to invite her to a party: Don't rescind her invitation if Bill Clinton is attending.
Last night, Donald Glover performed his new single “This Is America” midway through a successful appearance on Saturday Night Live (where, graduating from fledgling to fully-formed polymath, he did double-duty as host and musical guest). A four-minute-long video debuted online in tandem. Through the “This Is America” video Glover, as Childish Gambino, takes on the complicated relationship between race, guns, and American capitalism.
Many Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are outspoken activists now, and they honored their classmates who were killed in the school shooting in February in the way they attended their senior prom.
As the National Rifle Association rallies in Dallas, TX for their annual convention this week, one local restaurant owner is taking a stand in favor of gun control. Customers who visit his restaurant, Ellen's, in downtown Dallas near the convention center over the weekend will find that their receipts contain a message that says, "Thanks for visiting Ellen's! A portion of this week's proceeds will be donated to organizations dedicated to implementing reasonable and effective gun regulations. Groves wants people to know that he is not anti-gun or against the Second Amendment.
Parkland shooting survivor Cameron Kasky isn’t mincing words when it comes to Donald Trump ’s position on gun control. If he's in front of families, he might say something in support of common sense gun reform,” Kasky, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, told CNN when asked what he would say if given the opportunity to have a conversation with the president. The president recently addressed the National Rifle Association for the first time since the mass shooting in Parkland, FL at the organization’s annual convention in Dallas, TX.
“We’ve known this for a while,” Watts said in an interview with TheWrap CEO and Editor-in-Chief Sharon Waxman. “The NRA is a paper tiger. In the months since the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Americans have begun to see that the National Rifle Association’s influence isn’t all it’s made out to be, Watts argued.
The student's lawsuit says the ban on shirts promoting gun rights is a violation of his right to free speech.
Just weeks after a Pennsylvania school superintendent announced plans to equip classrooms with buckets of rocks, another state district is handing out bats to teachers.
The 22-year-old University of Tennessee student wants to "empower other women" by celebrating her right to bear arms.