At CPAC, a Pitch to End the Drug War: 'It's a Parkland, Florida, Every Two Days'
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:10:15 GMT
At the top of the escalators in the massive foyer of the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center, Howard Wooldrige is fighting to break the traditional link between conservatives, law enforcement, and the war on drugs. It's an uphill battle.
Fear at school, commitment to change: A Florida student on her new reality
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:10:06 GMT
It's from me - a high school senior. It's from me, a student in the state of Florida.
Sheriff: Deputy on duty at school where 17 were killed never went...
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:10:05 GMT
Sheriff: Deputy on duty at school where 17 were killed never went inside to engage shooter and has now resigned. Parent Fred Guttenberg watches a monitor honoring the 17 students and teachers who were killed at Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School, during a CNN "Stand Up" town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla.
Texas governor accepts recommendation, spares inmate
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:10:04 GMT
The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, unanimous... . Kent Whitaker and his wife Tanya walk out of the Texas Capitol after learning the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles voted unanimously to recommend clemency for death row inmate Thomas Whitaker, Kent's ... .
1,000 crowd Minn. Capitol to urge gun violence actions
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:09:58 GMT
Hundreds of people jammed into the Minnesota Capitol rotunda Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, to urge state lawmakers to pass bills to prevent gun violence. About 1,000 people filled the rotunda and nearby areas.
After school shooting, breaking down the conspiracy theories facing Parkland students
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:09:41 GMT
The students of Marjory Douglas Stoneman High School have had to spend the past week grieving and burying their friends and school staff who were shot during the mass shooting on Feb. 14. In the days following the shooting, when the teenage students were regularly making television appearances and recounting their experiences during the shooting, some naysayers online started raising questions about the students and how polished they appeared. Some questioned if the students actually attended the school, or if they were actors shipped to the site of the tragedy afterward at the behest of a shadow organization or Democratic groups.
Shooting survivors endure new assault a " from online trolls
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:09:22 GMT
One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor.