Gov. Whitmer Takes Action on Gun Violence with Universal Background Checks and Safe Storage Requirements

Gov. Whitmer Signs Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Bills Hour Detroit -  Christina Clark April 13, 2023 The bills were signed Thursday morning and will establish universal background checks and safe storage requirements. On Thursday morning, after work with Michigan Legislature, community groups, law enforcement, students and parents, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation she proposed at her State of the State in [...]

2023-04-26T09:46:53-04:00April 26th, 2023|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

Governor Calls for Resignations After Oklahoma officials Caught on Tape Talking About Killing Reporters and Lamenting They Can No Longer Lynch Black People

Oklahoma county leaders caught on audio talking about killing reporters, complaining they can no longer lynch Black people NBC News - Corky Siemaszko April 17, 2023 “I am both appalled and disheartened to hear of the horrid comments made by officials in McCurtain County,” Gov. Kevin Stitt said. The governor of Oklahoma has called for the resignations of the sheriff and [...]

2023-04-25T10:00:40-04:00April 25th, 2023|News, Racism|0 Comments

Tennessee Mayors Call for Action on Gun Violence: Recommendations for Policy Change

Tennessee mayors call for leaders to enact policy actions to reduce gun violence New Channel 5 - Kelly Broderick April 19, 2023   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Mayors of Nashville, Knoxville, Shelby County and Chattanooga have come together to write a letter to state leaders calling for a reduction in gun violence. The letter was addressed to Governor Bill Lee, [...]

2023-04-25T09:35:50-04:00April 25th, 2023|Gun Violence, News|0 Comments

Antioch Mayor Takes Stand Against Racist Police Texts in Special City Council Meeting

Antioch mayor furious over officers' alleged racist texts: 'I'm not sweeping it under the rug' ABC 7 - Staff April 13, 2023 ANTIOCH, Calif. -- Tensions flared at a special city council meeting in Northern California after racist and homophobic text exchanges among police officers were revealed following a federal investigation. At least two people had to be escorted out of [...]

2023-04-19T10:17:18-04:00April 19th, 2023|News, Racism|0 Comments
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