Jeezy shares his thoughts on the controversial issue of gun control. He explains why he doesn’t really think guns are the root of the problem- it’s the kids. He discusses what is at the source of Chicago’s terrible gun violence problem, saying that he thinks Chi-town was once “one of the most disciplined cities in […]
Several Democratic lawmakers are prepared to wait out the night, possibly into the next few days.
If members do not leave the floor and no compromise is reached, it is largely up to Speaker Paul Ryan to decide whether to use the authority of the House to seek to clear the floor and/or sanction members, or to keep the House in recess and wait out the issue.
The four amendments addressed background checks for persons interested in purchasing guns and the sale of guns and explosives to figures on terrorist watch lists.
A nearly 15-hour filibuster led by Senate Democrats until early Thursday paved the way for "high-profile congressional votes on restricting firearms just days after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history," writes Politico.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) delivers this week’s Congressional Black Caucus Message to America focusing on how increasing economic opportunities in urban communities can reduce gun violence in America. Kelly’s new collaborative initiative, UP or otherwise known as the Urban Progress initiative was established to reduce gun violence by increasing opportunities and building strong a strong coalition at the […]
A father in Cincinnati fatally shot his son after mistaking him for an intruder.
While announcing his executive actions on gun control in a Tuesday news conference, President Obama made an emotional plea for an overhaul of current gun control measures, at one point shedding tears as he discussed the deaths of children who were fatally shot in shootings across America. Invoking Martin Luther King Jr., the president said the country needs […]
In his last year in office, POTUS vows to “stand up and fight for the change that we seek.”
The citizens of Akron, Ohio are angry about a White man walking through their neighborhood openly carrying a rifle and handgun. Deone Slater, owner of Kangaroo Kutz, confronted Daniel Kovacevic and refused to allow the gun-toting White man to walk in front of his barbershop. Slater joined guest host Catalina Byrd Tuesday on NewsOne Now to discuss his tense encounter with […]
An NYPD officer has died after he was shot in the head while chasing a gunman in East Harlem on Tuesday.
Road rage happens everyday, B. But an incident that involves a Slurpee? Then it gets interesting. A Michigan woman was arrested for shooting her gun after a fellow motorist threw the frozen treat in her face, the NY Daily News reports. When cops arrested India Marchea McDougal, she told authorities that she fired off a shot because she […]