Topic: Public Safety
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to the devastation caused by rape may be a bi-product of the anti-abortion legislation debate. Read More...
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President Obama's full address after Oregon shooting. Read More...
has compiled more than 500 promises that Barack Obama made during the
2008 and 2012 campaigns and is tracking their progress on our Obameter.
45 percent were kept and 25 percent were compromised. Check it out.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America has launched a campaign
aimed at persuading Facebook to prohibit online gun "marketplaces.Now ANYONE can broker a deal on a gun online, meet the seller in a parking lot somewhere, and walk away with a weapon.
Gates, the Bush official who recommended the plan in 2006, acknowledged
he drove the change in policy because of improved American intelligence
of what the Iranians were working on -- not just to be nice to the
Existing research doesn’t
clearly show support for or against the death penalty as a deterrent, so
Coburn can't prove his viewpoint is correct. (In England, when the sentence for picking someone’s pocket could be death by hanging, pickpockets were known to work the crowds at public executions.)
However, executions, along
with prison sentences and other punishments for crime, do generally
the NRA that was created after the Civil War to promote hunting,
marksmanship, and safety training was radicalized in 1977 by its leader, Harlon Carter, who rejected calls for background checks, saying that
allowing “convicted violent felons, mentally deranged people, violently
addicted to narcotics people to have guns” was simply the “price we pay
Both numbers are highly inaccurate. Civilians stop about one out of every six active shooter events, but their actions rarely involved the use of firearms. The median number of people killed or wounded in all active shooter situations was five.
Only undocumented minors who arrived prior to June 2012, were eligible for "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DECA. Central American news media routinely portray Obama as tough on
immigration. These children are escaping extreme violence, crime, and poverty.
For children 5 years old and up, government data show that guns are three times more deadly than bathtubs. For children under 17, the difference is smaller, but still more die from gunfire.
During the Sept. 11 pregame broadcast, Brown urged men to learn "what healthy, respectful manhood is all about"
and to "give help or to get help, because our silence is deafening and
deadly." Domestic violence experts confirm his claim.
A 2010 study shows children who witnessed any intimate partner violence are 2.6 times as likely to perpetrate it themselves. Children who witnessed any
violence were 1.6 times as likely to become perpetrators. We need new studies.
After three law enforcement officials in Oklahoma were arrested for sexually assaulting women while on the job,
Capt. George Brown, a state trooper, shared a few tips for
women in an interview with local NBC News. He said he was referring to
general safety, not rape specifically.
This organization, supported by an extensive list of notable Republican politicians and public servants, has posted an impressive statement called, Why Sam Brownback’s Policies are Taking Kansas in the Wrong Direction.
They say these Republican policies have caused deficit spending, drastic cuts in education and highway spending, hurt job growth, benefited special interests at the expense of the people, and downgrades Kansas character and creates embarrassing headlines.
Adams, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Emerge, an abuser education program, says common excuses are: "Alcohol made me do it," "She provoked me," or "I lost control," or "I was under a lot of stress." Even victims may believe the excuse. Society must be clear that there is no excuse for abuse.
Ninety year old "Chef Arnold Abbott" and two pastors were arrested for serving food that they cooked in their church kitchen. Some 30 cities have tried to introduce laws
similar laws at a time that more veterans face homelessness and
after two harsh winters drove homeless people southward.
Experts say that it is not in China’s interest to spend the next 16 years working toward the goal, but building that infrastructure cannot be done overnight and will take years to carry out.
The number of deaths by firearm averages over 3,000 per year. We don't have the stats in yet for 2014, but the trend should hold. Two thirds of these are suicides, an often ignored stat in the gun rights debate.
The number comes from the 2011 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
, which was released in September 2014 by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, showing that 19.3 percent of women reported experiences that are
considered to be rape or attempted rape under the survey’s guidelines.
Georgia’s largest utility said that the program in Georgia is thriving. Part of Georgia's implementation
plan was that using solar power wouldn’t affect rates, and it hasn’t.
Italy averages 11.9 firearms per 100 people. The United States, on the
other hand, has the world’s highest average at 88 guns per 100 people. Gun homicides in the US are over four times higher than in Italy. At Healing Connection we believe It is time that the lives of innocents override the hobby of gun owners.
Lorenzo Davis, a fired IRPA investigator, reveals that the independent agency tasked with policing Chicago cops hasn’t released
findings on several unjustified police shootings because its leaders are
more concerned with protecting officers than investigating citizen
The report says that Koch and other oil and gas pipeline companies caused destruction of wetlands south of New Orleans,
eliminating New Orleans' "natural protection, and exacerbating the damage done when Katrina hit, .They continue to oppose reform legislation.
The House Minority Leader said, "There's already a Select Committee on Benghazi, and there will likely be
one to investigate Planned Parenthood." She now wants to create a committee to investigate
the "crisis" of mass shootings. In 2015 alone, there have been 45 mass shootings
Astronaut Kelly founded Responsible Solutions with his wife, Gabby Giffords, after she was shot in a mass shooting in 2011. He pointed out on CNN’s State of the Union
on Oct. 4 that for two decades there has been a senseless crippling ban on federal funding of gun violence research.
The 1996 Port Arthur Massacre, was Australia's 9/11. A mentally challenged gunman killed 35 and injured 23 innocent people at a tourist attraction. Australia took action and has never had another mass shooting. An entire generation has grown up not fearing such things.
In Fact, crime rates have been falling almost without fail for roughly a quarter-century. This includes violent crimes of murder, rape, robbery and aggravated assault; as well as property crimes like burglary, larceny and motor vehicle theft. News coverage of crime may have increased.