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Source: Washington Post

Trump’s ‘tougher on Russia’ claim fits a pattern of striving to one-up Obama

Thursday 03:22 GMT

On issues of national security and foreign affairs in general, Trump has a consistent theme: He is stronger and more resolute than Obama, and therefore Americans are safer.

As his guests marveled at the space, Trump would press them, asking if Obama had ever shown them the West Wing’s inner sanctum.

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Source: Fox News

Florida students walk out of schools, press lawmakers for tougher gun laws

Thursday 16:22 GMT

Scores of students began walking out of their Florida schools Wednesday to show solidarity for the Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School shooting victims while pushing for tighter gun control in the wake of the massacre.

Kirsten Anderson, a sophomore at Western High, told NBC6 that students will be signing a large banner, which will be taken to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High to offer support to students and teachers.

3 Articles
Source: DW

Donald Trump, NRA double down on arming teachers following Florida school shooting

Friday 14:32 GMT

The majority of Trump's mid-morning Tweets, however, involved praising the NRA and justifying his remarks about arming teachers and ending gun-free zones around schools in order to prevent school shootings.

In a series of comments on Thursday, US President Donald Trump attempted to seek a balance between appeasing the powerful National Rife Association (NRA) gun lobby and  those who have urged him to enact gun control measures.

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Source: New York Times

Major Shootings Led to Tougher Gun Laws, but to What End?

Saturday 08:07 GMT

State gun laws are tracked, in detail, by the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, which lobbies for gun control.

“In terms of all of these instances, not just mass shootings, we need the politicians to create more laws to test.”

64 Articles
Source: DW

Guns and Wall Street — a match made in heaven?

Saturday 20:01 GMT

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Yet recent polls indicate American voters support tighter gun laws.

These lobbyists dedicate their time and energy to pushing their agenda to influence policymaking — in this case, the protection of the Second Amendment and, by extension, protecting guns. They befriend congressmen, donate to their campaigns, and wage costly smear campaigns against politicians who refuse support or remain neutral.

64 Articles
Source: DW

Guns and Wall Street — a match made in heaven?

Saturday 20:01 GMT

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Yet recent polls indicate American voters support tighter gun laws.

These lobbyists dedicate their time and energy to pushing their agenda to influence policymaking — in this case, the protection of the Second Amendment and, by extension, protecting guns. They befriend congressmen, donate to their campaigns, and wage costly smear campaigns against politicians who refuse support or remain neutral.


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