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Supreme Court Upholds Law Barring Those with Domestic Violence Restraining Orders from Possessing Firearms

By Jennifer Gerson / The 19th The Supreme Court on Friday upheld a federal law that prevents someone under a domestic violence restraining order from possessing firearms in the case of United States v. Rahimi.  The decision was 8-1, with Justice Clarence Thomas casting the dissenting vote. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the opinion, “Since […]

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US Traffic of Guns Turns Productive Mexicans Into Desperate Refugees

Ieva Jusionyte’s new book “Exit Wounds: How America’s Guns Fuel Violence Across the Border.” Click to subscribe on: Apple / Spotify / Google Play/ Amazon / YouTube / Rumble The crisis on the U.S. southern border continues to be a mainstay on the American political conscience and will likely be decisive to the November election as migrants from Mexico and other Latin American nations are […]

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25 Years After the Columbine Massacre, Is There Any Hope to End America’s Epidemic of Gun Violence?

Protest on gun violence (Flickr) By Peter Dreier / The Nation Twenty-five years ago on April 20, 1999—two 12th-grade students at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, armed with semiautomatic rifles and pistols murdered 12 students and one teacher, and injured another 21 people. The Columbine massacre triggered a national debate on gun violence. But […]