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Attorney: Man killed at Costco was mentally ill, off meds
June 20, 2019
  A man fatally shot in a Southern California Costco store was mentally ill and off his medication when he pushed or slapped an off-duty police officer who opened fire and killed the man and critically wounded the man’s parents, ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti Delivers Fifth State of the City Address
April 16, 2018
Mayor Garcetti touches upon the most salient and pressing issues facing Los Angeles in his State of the City Address. ... read more / watch video »
Civil and Human Rights Organizations Discuss Guns, School Safety and its Impact on Students of Color
March 29, 2018
As national conversations express a need for stronger school security, many are concerned about how this will impact children of color and children with disabilities. ... read more »
Editorial Cartoon: Can’t we all just get along?
October 12, 2017
Congress moment of Silence after the latest massacre. Need for gun regulations from Congress. National Rifle Association conrol over Congress. ... read more / view cartoon »
Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting
June 22, 2017
Gerry Martin isn’t sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit _ and possibly a weapon _ on him. ... read more »
At NAACP Convention, Hillary Clinton Condemns Recent Shootings of Police; Reiterates Call to Work Together for Needed Reforms
July 21, 2016
Clinton reiterated the pressing need to support our law enforcement officers, reform our criminal justice system, and pass common sense gun laws to keep our communities and police officers safe. ... read more »
LGBT Organization Announces Support of Gun Control at L.A. City Hall
June 22, 2016
One of the country's largest statewide LGBT advocacy organizations announced its support at Los Angeles City Hall for a gun control package proposed by state lawmakers ... read more »
Questions and answers about Obama’s executive plan on guns
January 14, 2016
President Barack Obama’s plan to strengthen controls on guns in the U.S. is meeting swift resistance from gun rights groups, Republicans and even a few Democrats who say it’s up to Congress to enact new policies on firearms. ... read more »
Gun control alone can’t curb violence
January 13, 2016
As President Barack Obama announces new executive action on gun control, U.S. gun manufacturing is a growth industry, almost doubling since the beginning of Obama Administration (5.6 million in 2009; 10.9 million in 2013). From 2001 to 2013, according to a Centers of Disease Control and Prevention report, 406,496 Americans were killed with firearms on U.S. soil. In contrast, the number of U.S. citizens killed by terrorists at home or abroad over the same years number 3,380. Chicago suffered a spike in gun homicides in 2015 with 470 homicides and 2,939 shooting victims, the worst of all U.S. cities. ... read more »
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