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Ted Nugent Says That Parkland Student Activists ‘Have No Soul,’ Twitter Explodes in Anger

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Singer and popular conservative Ted Nugent has been irked by the Parkland shooting survivors and the gun reform activism that they’ve championed since the shooting. Nugent recently began an attack on the teenagers, using extreme rhetoric, calling the kids “poor mushy brained children who have been fed lies” and insinuating that they’re “committing spiritual suicide.” […]

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One of the biggest advertisers in the U.S. just dropped Fox News’ Laura Ingraham

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Johnson & Johnson is one of the largest advertisers on the planet. In 2015, the most recent year for which there is data, J&J spent $2.6 billion in advertising worldwide. Fox News just lost a small but symbolically significant piece of that pie, courtesy of firebrand conservative host Laura Ingraham’s very cheap and very public […]

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Judge rejects Trump effort to dismiss Emoluments Clause lawsuit

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A federal judge on Wednesday rejected President Trump’s push to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of violating the Constitution by collecting profits from his luxury hotel in the nation’s capital. U.S. District Court Judge Peter Messitte shot down the Justice Department’s request to dismiss the lawsuit, which argued the plaintiffs had no legal standing to sue. The […]

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Pfizer, pocketing a big tax cut from Trump, will end investment in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s research

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With every passing day, it becomes clearer who’s reaping the benefit of the huge tax cut handed over to American corporations by the Republican-dominated Congress in December. Spoiler alert: Not workers or customers, but shareholders, especially the rich ones. (Don’t be fooled by those $1,000 bonuses handed out by a few big companies anxious to […]

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Ex-Supreme Court justice calls for repeal of the Second Amendment

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Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for a repeal of the Second Amendment, decrying the right to bear arms as outdated and misunderstood. In an op-ed published by The New York Times, Stevens, a Republican, said that students and anti-gun violence advocates should press lawmakers to take on the amendment. While protests have so far […]

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McConnell bill would legalize hemp

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced a new bill on Monday that would legalize hemp as an agricultural product. The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 would legalize hemp, removing it from the federal list of controlled substances and allowing it to be sold as an agricultural commodity, according to WKYT. “Hemp has played a foundational role in […]

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Gun maker files for bankruptcy protection: report

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Remington Outdoor Co., a major U.S. gun manufacturer, reportedly filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Sunday. The company, which is facing mounting debt and lawsuits related to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, announced last month that it would file for bankruptcy, but delayed doing so after the Florida high school shooting in February, according […]

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Armed white men just showed up to terrorize the student’s March For Our Lives rally

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Today, even as impassioned young people from across the nation took to the streets, inspiring millions by refusing to accept America’s deadly gun violence epidemic, some ill-tempered NRA minions used the occasion to not only cling to their guns but try to intimidate those rallying with threats of violence. Clad in NRA gear and President […]

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Trump Humiliated After D.C. March Attendance Eclipses Inauguration Attendance

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According to NBC News, protest organizers are reporting that as many as 800,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., on Saturday for the anti-gun violence rally “March For Our Lives.” Rebecca Shabad, a congressional reporter for NBC News, tweeted that “March for Our Lives” officials told her the estimate around 3 p.m. Saturday. D.C. metropolitan police […]

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Parkland Survivor Emma Gonzales Just Maintained Incredible Six Minute Silence In Extraordinary Speech

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Parkland shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez has become a powerful activist, and when she took the stage to speak at Saturday’s March for Our Lives in D.C., the crowd was moved by her stunning speech, which lasted 6 minutes and 23 seconds, the length of the Parkland shooting. “Six minutes and about twenty seconds. In a […]

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