“This is not a political visit,” El Paso Mayor Dee Margo told reporters. “He is president of the United States. So in that capacity, I will fulfill my obligations as mayor of El Paso to meet with the president and discuss whatever our needs are in this community.”
Those included 418 mass shootings across 40 states, the highest number since reporting began in 2014. A child was involved in 121 of these, with 182 injured and 42 killed. A mass shooting was defined in the study as incidences where four or more people were killed or injured by a firearm.
Previous attempts to pass gun controls after mass shootings, including in the aftermath of the December 2012 murder of 20 children and six staff members at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, have mostly failed in the face of fierce lobbying by the National Rifle Association and other gun groups.
‘It looked like a murder scene, I came running out of the kitchen and said “oh my god what have you done?” and he just stood and laughed with a makeup brush in his hand. Even now when I ask him “why have you painted mummy’s hall?”, he just smirks and laughs.’
Later on Tuesday night, a man was stabbed in the Bronx. Authorities say that at 8:10pm a 36-year-old man with found multiple stab wounds to his head and torso.
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While it’s looking like the first of the Avatar sequels won’t be arriving until at least 2022, the franchise’s Twitter account continues to drop behind the scenes peeks at the mammoth production. The latest is a series of photos from a trip the cast took to Hawaii to prepare for filming–which, knowing the schedule of […]
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We cannot politicize shootings unless the threat of carrying a deadly tool on campus can be the genesis of a movement to put more of the same tools on campuses. Or in movie theaters. Or in single women’s hands. Or teachers’. Or motorists’. The only political use for weapons can be the distribution of ever […]
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