Stories tagged: "gun violence"


TOPSHOT - A commuity members silhouette is seen through a Pride flag while paying their respects to the victims of the mass shooting at Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on November 20, 2022. - At least five people were killed and 18 wounded in a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in the US city of Colorado Springs, police said on November 20, 2022. (Photo by Jason Connolly / AFP) (Photo by JASON CONNOLLY/AFP via Getty Images)
Mass Shooting at Gay Nightclub in Colorado Follows Surge of Right-Wing Rhetoric and Threats Targeting LGBTQ Community

As Republican lawmakers and right-wing media figures have singled out the LGBTQ community with hateful rhetoric, children’s hospitals have faced bomb threats, armed extremist groups have targeted drag-related events, and LGBTQ individuals have been assaulted and now murdered in a mass shooting that left five dead.

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Charlie Crist Runs to Unseat Gov. DeSantis in 2022 with a Clear Message: ‘Stop the Division and Hate’.

Calling Florida Gov. DeSantis “a radical sort of mini-Trump,” the US representative prepares to run against the Republican incumbent.

Roberto, a 24-year-old street vendor, said he continues to work because he hasn’t been able to find another job.
Being a Street Vendor Is Becoming a Dangerous Job for Latinos Across the Country

“We are good people, we come here to work. We don’t do bad things. Please help us by purchasing something.”

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Watch: Florida Parents Release AI Video of Slain Son Urging People to Vote

"I’ve been gone for two years and nothing’s changed, bro. People are still getting killed by guns."

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Gun Violence Against LGBTQ Community Gets Worse

Every day, close to 30 hate crimes involve a firearm, a study done by LGBTQ advocates demanding gun safety reform shows.

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The Gun Lobby Is Profiting Off Your Coronavirus Fears and Putting Kids at Risk

The president of the American Federation of Teachers, along with a member who is a Sandy Hook shooting survivor, discuss how our new reality raises the stakes on the epidemic of gun violence in communities.