Showing posts with label gun control laws. Show all posts
Showing posts with label gun control laws. Show all posts

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Anti-gun violence protesters shut down Chicago highway, governor gets blasted for calling it 'chaos'

Anti-gun violence protesters shut down Chicago highway
The governor of Illinois has been accused of living in a “fantasy land” after he condemned Chicago’s mayor on social media for allowing the rally that saw the city’s interstate shut down by anti-violence protesters.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Mexican Senators call on US Congress to pass gun control legislation

Las Vegas massacre
Mexican Senator Marcela Guerra on Tuesday called on the US Congress to analyze initiatives to control the sale of weapons following the US city of Las Vegas massacre that left 59 dead and over 500 injured Sunday night.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

8 people shot in Baltimore, 3 gunmen at large: TV networks

A shooting in Baltimore has left eight people injured, including a three-year-old girl, and police say they are hunting three armed suspects who fled on foot.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

North Carolina: Charlotte hit with second night of violence

One person was shot dead on Wednesday in a second night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, officials said, as police in riot gear fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a demonstration against the fatal police shooting of a black man who officers said had refused their orders to drop a handgun.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Obama on 9/11 anniversary: 'We're still the America of heroes'

U.S. President Barack Obama mourned those killed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the 15th anniversary and, in his weekly radio address, reassured the nation "we are still an America of heroes who ran into harm's way."

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Trump's gun rights comments ignite firestorm

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump got embroiled in a political firestorm on Tuesday after suggesting that supporters of gun rights could take action against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton if she wins the election.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

Obama again urges Congress to pass gun laws

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday again urged Republican-controlled Congress to pass stricter gun control laws during his visit to Orlando in the wake of the country's deadliest mass shooting incident.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Ban Ki-moon condemns 'horrific attack' in Orlando, Florida

UN, 12 June 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned an attack that occurred early this morning in Orlando, Florida, in which 50 people were killed and dozens more were injured.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Obama unveils executive actions to curb gun violence

U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday unveiled a handful of executive measures on gun control, including expanding background checks, calling for "a sense of urgency" about gun violence.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Americans rush to buy guns, expecting stricter rules (video Al Jazeera)

 Gun enthusiasts vow to fight any attempt to change right to bear arms as US president seeks to impose new restrictions.

Americans are rushing to buy guns and ammunition before an expected crackdown is announced.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Obama Calls on Congress to do 'Something - Anything' to Curb Gun Violence

"What if Congress did something — anything — to protect our kids from gun violence," U.S. President Barack Obama said in his weekly address about his frustration with the "unfinished business" to control the country's "epidemic of gun violence."

Monday, December 7, 2015

Obama calls Southern California carnage act of terrorism

US President Barack Obama called the recent shooting rampage in southern California "an act of terrorism" and warned that terrorist threat has evolved into a new phase.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Stats: Nearly 300 Mass US Shootings This Year

The latest U.S. mass shooting that claimed the lives of nine people at a community college in Oregon highlights the increasing level of gun violence across the country. It prompted President Barack Obama to again call for strengthening gun control laws in an effort to decrease mass violence.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.