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.
The 18-year-old has been banned from the prom because of his gun-related social media posts: "2nd amendment part 2. YeeYee," he tweeted.
A new law in New York state has just passed that prohibits convicted domestic abusers from owning or buying firearms, announced Governor Andrew Cuomo. The new law amends a previous law, passed after the Sandy Hook shooting, that only prohibited abusers from owning revolvers and pistols. Under the new law, those convicted of domestic abuse will be forced to turn over all firearms in their possession, including rifles, shotguns, handguns, and assault weapons. Cuomo said in a press release that “New York is once again leading the way to prevent gun violence, and with this common sense reform, break the inextricable link between gun violence and domestic violence.” These convictions include felony abuse and “serious” misdemeanor crimes.
“I am here to acknowledge and represent the African-American girls whose stories don’t make the front page of every national newspaper.”
Hundreds of thousands of people around the world took part in March for Our Lives demonstrations, calling for an end to gun violence. The protests were sparked by a string of deadly school shootings, including the massacre in Parkland, Fla., last month. Organizers expected nearly a million in Washington, D.C., alone. Here are some of the best photos from protests. See Yahoo News live blog of today’s events here. Follow us on Instagram , Facebook , and Twitter for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.
As a number of student survivors push for tighter restrictions on guns, one junior from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is fighting against gun control. Meet Kyle Kashuv.
The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas made their magazine cover debut on Thursday when five of them appeared on the front of Time. On Friday, Teen Vogue launched a couple of digital covers for their March issue, where Parkland‘s Emma González and Jaclyn Corin were joined by a handful of other young gun control advocates.
“I, for one, am paranoid about a bomb being thrown in the window,” Emma González told 60 Minutes.