The guns used to kill dozens in Dayton and El Paso were legal — high-capacity options included

USA TODAYThree mass shootings that killed 34 people over the past week involved semi-automatic weapons and magazines capable of holding dozens of bullets — all of which were legal to purchase by the shooters. In Dayton, Ohio, police said Sunday afternoon the ...

August 6th 2019


Newsletter: Less than a week after Gilroy, two more mass shootings stun the nation

Los Angeles TimesOn Saturday, Keyla's mother learned of the shooting rampage in El Paso while holding a vigil in memory of her daughter. She shook her head and muttered, “hasta cuando, hasta cuando” — “until when, until when” — and threw her phone face down, as the ...

August 5th 2019


Trump Condemns White Supremacy but Doesn't Propose Gun Laws After Shootings

The New York TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump forcefully condemned white supremacy in the wake of twin mass shootings over the weekend, citing the threat of “racist hate” and calling for national unity in devising a response. “In one voice our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white ... The Senate Judiciary Committee approved very different immigration legislation last week to greatly tighten rules for asylum seekers along the lines Mr. Trump has requested. In Texas, law enforcement officials arrested Patrick Crusius, ...

August 5th 2019


'Last Week Tonight': John Oliver Addresses Dayton and El Paso Shootings, White Nationalism and Anti-Immigrant ...

DeadlineBefore John Oliver began his regularly scheduled “dumb show” about doghouse foreclosures and turnip subsidies on Last Week Tonight, he took some time to address the shootings that have occurred in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Tex. “When it comes to gun ...

August 5th 2019


Three mass shootings. One week. Too many victims

CNNThree mass shootings. One week. Too many victims. Shots rang out as Americans attended a local food festival in California, shopped at a Walmart in Texas, and headed downtown to enjoy some nightlife in Ohio. Source: CNN ...

August 5th 2019