The Gun Beat: Student protesters laid down in the street in front of the White House yesterday in sympathy with the surviving students and victims of the mass shooting in Florida last week. Some of the students from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School say they will not attend a “listening session” called for tomorrow by President Trump.
Panther Stalks Box Office: Released over the weekend, the movie Black Panther based on the first black comic book superhero grossed $218 million in the US and $387 million worldwide, making it the fifth biggest movie opening ever.
The President, who has said virtually nothing about guns and what to do about them, indicated that he might be amenable to tighter federal background checks for gun buyers. “While discussions are ongoing and revisions are being considered,” Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement, “the president is...
CNN reports that the accused Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz bought 10 rifles within the past year. The family Cruz lived with after his mother’s death knew Cruz had guns. James Snead, the father, said that even after shooting he doesn’t question Cruz’s right to own an assault rifle.Read more
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Sunday, February 18, 2018
The Gun Beat: Thousands of people including high school students and parents protested in Fort Lauderdale yesterday, calling for tighter gun control after the Parkland school massacre in which 17 people were killed. On the steps of the federal courthouse, …Read more
Wednesday, February 21, 2018