Month: June 2020

Image: Screengrab Popular Information broke the news Thursday that Facebook had allowed a Republican Congressional candidate to run an ad suggesting that looters should be shot. In the video, former Georgia Congressman Paul Broun, who is currently running to represent Georgia’s 9th Congressional District, fires off his “liberty machine”—an AR15—over the caption “Looting hoards from
Fairfax, Va. – All fifteen NRA-endorsed state Senate and House candidates won their primaries in Indiana on Tuesday and will be up for election in November. “It’s encouraging to see that, when given the option, American voters continue to support lawmakers who promise to protect their right to keep and bear arms,” said NRA’s Indiana state
COVID-19 hasn’t curtailed the California Legislature’s never-ending quest for gun control. The same cannot be said for efforts to maintain good governance in the Golden State. Through restrictions on access to the state capitol and disorganized attempts at remote hearings, Californians have had their opportunity to be heard during the legislative process diminished by the
Democratic congressional candidate Amy Kennedy has been named the 2020 Moms Demand Action Gun Sense Candidate Distinction from Everytown for Gun Safety, giving her significant recognition from one of the nation’s top gun safety advocacy organizations. “As a mother of five and a former teacher who dealt with the tragic reality of having to talk
EPD will maintain increased presence in local business districts overnight on Monday, according to a news release. Since Sunday evening, Evanston Police Department has responded to three reports of burglary. Twelve suspects are in custody after two attempted burglaries at Best Buy, located at 2301 Howard St. None of the suspects are Evanston residents, according
Public health officials in Washington state are counting people who were fatally injured with a firearm in the tally of COVID-19-related deaths. This decision – and it appears to have been made consciously – reinforces what we already know about public health officials. In the best-case scenario, public health officials report data without regard for
The Senate Appropriations Committee has cancelled today’s hearing.  We will keep you informed when a new hearing date is announced.  At this time, the Assembly Appropriations Committee is still scheduled to meet this week.  Please continue to contact both the Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees to urge their opposition to the bills listed below.  Senate Appropriations:
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