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Amazon HQ2 could get caught up in a gun fight between Delta and the Georgia GOP

Georgia Republicans may be giving Amazon a reason not to put its second headquarters in the city of Atlanta. In the wake of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, many businesses decided to no longer give discounts to card-carrying members of the National Rifle Association. One of those businesses was the Atlanta-based Delta Airlines. The decision … Continue reading “Amazon HQ2 could get caught up in a gun fight between Delta and the Georgia GOP”

Amazon HQ2 could get caught up in a gun fight between Delta and the Georgia GOP
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People are furiously criticizing Amazon over the NRA’s streaming TV channel

A Twitter storm is brewing over Amazon and its affiliation with the National Rifle Association. The furor is due to the fact that Amazon, on its streaming platform, distributes a channel called “NRA TV,” which is a television operation run by the gun-rights lobbying organization. Now people are tweeting angry messages with the hashtag “#StopNRAmazon.” … Continue reading “People are furiously criticizing Amazon over the NRA’s streaming TV channel”

People are furiously criticizing Amazon over the NRA’s streaming TV channel
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How to help Florida school shooting victims: 5 things you can do for Parkland right now

Yesterday’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, has left 17 people dead, at least 14 others wounded, and too many families grieving. It was one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history, but sadly, this tragic murder spree was no anomaly. If you want to help the victims and … Continue reading “How to help Florida school shooting victims: 5 things you can do for Parkland right now”

How to help Florida school shooting victims: 5 things you can do for Parkland right now
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How to help Texas shooting victims: 7 things you can do after Sunday’s church massacre

Over the weekend, the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs became the site of the worst mass shooting in Texas history when a rifle-wielding shooter burst into the sanctuary and killed 26 people, including many children, and injured another 20. As victims, their families, and the community mourn, so does the country, with people struggling to make … Continue reading “How to help Texas shooting victims: 7 things you can do after Sunday’s church massacre”

How to help Texas shooting victims: 7 things you can do after Sunday’s church massacre
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Despite Las Vegas shooting, a rollback of gun regulations is still under consideration

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history, Republicans are gearing up to vote on two bills that would roll back gun control. Yes, roll back gun control. Congress is getting ready to vote on HR 38, or the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which would make it legal for people to … Continue reading “Despite Las Vegas shooting, a rollback of gun regulations is still under consideration”

Despite Las Vegas shooting, a rollback of gun regulations is still under consideration
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How to help Las Vegas: 5 things you can do for Mandalay Bay shooting victims right now

At least 58 people were killed and more than 500 wounded after a gunman on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest country music festival below. It’s the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. If you’re feeling helpless, remember one thing: You’re not. Here’s how … Continue reading “How to help Las Vegas: 5 things you can do for Mandalay Bay shooting victims right now”

How to help Las Vegas: 5 things you can do for Mandalay Bay shooting victims right now
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Here’s the depressing reason why gun stocks go up after mass shootings

Mass shootings have become such a regular occurrence in this country that one can now lay out a roadmap of the fallout: First come the news stories documenting the horrifying event. Then Twitter and Facebook fill with thoughts and prayers, calls for actions, and retweets of that Onion article with the headline: “‘No Way To … Continue reading “Here’s the depressing reason why gun stocks go up after mass shootings”

Here’s the depressing reason why gun stocks go up after mass shootings
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