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Two acts of terrorism. Two very different responses. The post The Wildly Different Ways One Senator Responds To Terrorism: Boston Versus Charleston appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"The reality of self-defense gun use bears no resemblance to the exaggerated claims of the gun lobby and gun industry." The post Study: Very Few People Use Guns In Self-Defense appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Supreme Court's most consistently partisan Republican probably will not write King v. Burwell. The post Why Liberal Supreme Court Watchers Heaved A Collective Sigh Of Relief This Morning appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Charleston mayor says, "I personally believe there are far too many guns out there, and access to guns, it’s far too easy." The post What South Carolina Politicians Are Saying About The Charleston Shooting appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries," said President Barack Obama. The post Obama Rails Against Easy Gun Access In Statement On Charleston Shooting appeared first on ThinkProgress.
It's frighteningly common. The post The Painful History Of Hateful Attacks On Progressive Houses Of Worship appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Taken together, Walker and Black suggest that Thomas, who often expresses more absolutist views regarding the First Amendment -- and who typically is a reliable ally of the Court's other conservatives -- views racist symbols as a class into themselves. The post Justice Thomas Deals An Unexpected Blow To The Confederacy appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Gun violence is prevalent, but the state has stricter gun codes than you may think. The post The State Of Gun Laws In South Carolina appeared first on ThinkProgress.
State lawmakers have repeatedly introduced legislation to fix this to no avail. The post South Carolina Is One Of The Only States That Still Doesn’t Have A Hate Crime Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Wearing his heart on his sleeve. The post In Facebook Photo, Charleston Suspect Wears Flags Of Racist African States appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"This church and this site, this area, has been tied to the history of African Americans since about the early 1800s." The post The Progressive Legacy Of The Historic Black Church Targeted By A Gunman appeared first on ThinkProgress...
Former state legislator wanted to mandate stricter background checks for gun purchases, specifically calling for firearms dealer to conduct a criminal background check, a family background check, and a medical and psychological evaluation. The post Slain Charleston Pastor Fought For Police Accountability, Gun Control appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The shooter reportedly said: "You rape our women and you're taking over our country. And you have to go." The post Church Shooting Suspect Identified: Dylann Storm Roof appeared first on ThinkProgress.
It's a sordid business, this divvying up the amount of racism in the United States to decide whether Congress is allowed to enact laws intended to fix it. The post Two Years Ago, The Supreme Court Said There Isn’t Enough Racism To Justify The Voting Rights Act appeared first on ThinkProgress.
It would actually cost less to give her new organ. The post Health Clinic Refuses To Give Undocumented Immigrant A Life-Saving Kidney Transplant appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The number of victims is unconfirmed. The post BREAKING: Mass Shooting At Black Church In South Carolina appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The Senate Republican "solution" to King v. Burwell is a death spiral. The post GOP ‘Fix’ To A Supreme Court Decision Gutting Obamacare Is To Take Health Care Away From More People appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Cleveland just equipped its officers with first aid kits. The post Cleveland Police Will Now Be Required To Carry First Aid Kits To Prevent The Next Tamir Rice appeared first on ThinkProgress.
A district court ruled in favor of a college student wishing to take part in ROTC programming without sacrificing his Sikh articles of faith. This is a landmark decision for a religious minority often excluded from U.S. military culture. The post Court Holds Sikh Student May Enroll In ROTC Without Removing His Turban Or Cutting His Hair appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"I felt really bad for the animals because that wasn't a really good home for them" The post Girl Scouts Subjected To Racial Insults For Speaking About Animal Abuse At Public Meeting appeared first on ThinkProgress.