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US & Canada · Uvalde

Death toll rises to 19 children, 2 adults in Texas elementary school shooting

46% Center coverage: 158 sources
The gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school. Police and others responding to Tuesday’s attack also went around breaking windows to enable students and teachers to escape. Investigators did not immediately disclose a motive but identified the assailant as Salvador Ramos, a resident of Uvalde.See the Story
US & Canada · Uvalde

Beto O'Rourke Escorted Out Of Uvalde Press Conference After Confronting Gov. Greg Abbott

45% Center coverage: 155 sources
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke gets into heated exchange with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Texas House Speaker Rep. Dade Phelan were holding a press conference in Uvalde, Texas. The outburst came shortly after Abbott spoke to the importance of mental health evaluations in the wake of such events.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Senate GOP blocks domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

70% Center coverage: 88 sources
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., tried to nudge Republicans into taking up a domestic terrorism bill. The vote failed nearly along party lines, raising fresh doubts about the possibility of robust debate on gun safety measures. A small, bipartisan group of senators who have for years sought to negotiate legislation on guns huddled Wednesday night in the Capitol.See the Story

'Cruel and terrifying': Bounty hunters will enforce nation's first total abortion ban in Oklahoma

100% Left coverage: 2 sources
Oklahoma on Wednesday became the first state in the U.S. to enact a total ban on abortion after Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill that outlaws the procedure at fertilization and deputizes private citizens to enforce the prohibition.See the Story

NY Appeals Court Rules Trump and Two of His Kids Must Testify in Financial Fraud Case

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
"Our investigation will continue undeterred because no one is above the law," said New York Attorney General Letitia James.See the Story

Gunmaker Profits Soar as Bloody Massacres Proliferate

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
"Gun supporters and expedient politicians who take NRA, firearms industry, and other military/industrial complex big donor money while expressing heartfelt prayers—are disingenuous, disgusting, and deserving of maximum shame."See the Story

'We Continue to Fail to Protect Our Youngest': Guns Leading Cause of Death in Kids

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
"When car crashes were the leading cause of death for children, we changed the laws," said Rep. Betty McCollum. "Now it's time to do the same and end easy access to guns."See the Story
Gun Violence

'We Need Fewer Guns in Schools, Not More': Teachers Reject GOP Call for Armed Educators

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
"Bringing more guns into schools makes schools more dangerous and does nothing to shield our students and educators from gun violence," says NEA president Becky Pringle. "We need fewer guns in schools, not more."See the Story

Stop the Wars. Save the Planet

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
"If humanity and much of life on Earth is to survive, we desperately need a climate revolution and a peace revolution."See the Story

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