Gun Control

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President Obama Addresses Islamophobia, Gun Control

“We hear language that singles out immigrants and suggests that entire religious communities are complicit in violence. Where does this stop? The Orlando killer, one of the San Bernardino killers, the Fort Hood killer—they were all U.S. citizens.”

A woman in a denim shirt holds an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle

READ: It Took This Writer Just 7 Minutes to Buy the Rifle Used in the Pulse Shooting

Helen Ubiñas on Philly.com: “It likely will take more time than that during the forthcoming round of vigils to respectfully read the names of the more than 100 people who were killed or injured.”

A woman wearing a blue head scarf lights a candle on a long makeshift memorial alter that is dotted with rainbow flags

What You Need to Know About the Orlando Massacre, the Latinx LGBTQ Community and Islamophobia

From Coalición Unida to the Justice Department to the Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity, here is the conversation surrounding the mass murder of members of the Latinx LGBTQ community.

Obama Administration Announces Gun Control Measures

President Barack Obama: “Second amendment rights are important, but there are other rights that we care about as well, and we have to be able to balance them.”

President Obama On Charleston Shooting: 'I've Had To Make Statements Like This Too Many Times'

President Obama delivers statement on mass murder in Charleston, South Carolina church.

Can Doctors Put a Dent in Gun Violence?

A massive collective of doctors from different specialties are pushing to make gun violence a U.S. public-health issue, like smoking and car accidents. Here’s why

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