Memphis renames 3 parks that honored Confederacy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The City Council voted Monday to change the names of three parks that honor the Confederacy and two of its notable members. The council passed a resolution to immediately… Continue reading

Atlanta Mayor to expand surveillance network to public schools

Reed: APD surveillance network may soon include city’s public schools Posted by Max Blau @maxblau on Mon, Feb 4, 2013 at 4:46 PM JOEFF DAVIS In addition to the city’s streets, the VIC’s surveillance network could also include Atlanta… Continue reading

Happy 18th Birthday to Trayvon, Zimmerman back in Court

Lawyers for George Zimmerman and prosecutors are back in court to discuss evidence and a trial date. (Photo: Life Touch) Trayvon Martin would have turned 18 Tuesday. Instead, lawyers for George Zimmerman, the… Continue reading

Obama to increase Drones attacks against American Citizens

WASHINGTON — A report Monday night on the nature of the administration’s drone program has the potential to dramatically revamp the debate over President Barack Obama’s foreign policy and the confirmation process for his incoming… Continue reading

NBC Chicago : Chicago: A Tale of Two Cities

Chicago police say already this year, they have seized more than 680 guns citywide. Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said that large number illustrates the need for tougher gun penalties. “There are parts of… Continue reading

Obama on guns: ‘We’re not going to wait until the next Newtown’ – First Read

Declaring “we’re not going to wait until the next Newtown,” President Barack Obama appealed directly to the American public on Monday to pressure reluctant lawmakers in Congress to move forward with gun control… Continue reading

Moment of Truth – Crime in Chicago

This Moment of Truth is in support of the below Petition requesting that President Obama attend the Funeral of young Hadiya Pendleton. I encourage all of our viewers and readers to sigh the… Continue reading

Assault Weapons Ban Likely To Die So That Broader Gun Policy Legislation Can Live

stein@huffingtonpost.com WASHINGTON — Barring an unexpected turn of legislative affairs, a ban on military-style semi-automatic assault weapons will not make it into law, top Hill aides and gun policy advocates say. The ban… Continue reading

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Why Does the Media Go Easy on Barack Obama?

Why Does the Media Go Easy on Barack Obama? FEB 4 2013, 6:30 AM ET Many conservatives think it’s evidence of liberal bias. But is it even true that conservatives are more willing… Continue reading

Gun-control in the United States: a coded debate about racism

January 15, 2013 7:46 pm Guest Commentary by Liam In 2012 more than 90,000 Americans were shot by guns. One third of Americans own a gun, 65% support the right to gun ownership and… Continue reading

Obama to talk about Gun Violence in the Midwest…in Minnesota?

ByLindsey Boerma / CBS News/ February 4, 2013, 5:33 AM Continuing his drive to rein in gun violence across the country, President Obama today will visit Minneapolis, a city the White House lauds… Continue reading

Jennifer Hudson sings “American The Beautiful” with Sandy Hook Elementary at the Super Bowl

CBS/AP/ February 3, 2013, 8:14 PM Super Bowl 2013: Sandy Hook choir, Jennifer Hudson perform “America the Beautiful” A group of 26 students from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut perform America… Continue reading

Obama speaks out on boy scout controversy…still no speech on Chicago Murders

Obama: Scouts shouldn’t discriminate By CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN | 2/3/13 5:22 PM EST President Barack Obama on Sunday said the Boy Scouts of America should end its prohibition on gay membership because “nobody… Continue reading

Fox News gets it right on Chicago Violence

  I really do hate it when I have to agree with Fox News. But with regards to gun control they are directly on point. Read more http://www.jobsjusticedreams.com