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Right wing rebuked in Missouri

Right-wing Republicans in the Missouri legislature and their main financial supporter, libertarian billionaire Rex Sinquefield, suffered a stinging defeat.

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“This is only round one,” Obama says, after gun curbs fail

"All in all, this was a pretty shameful day for Washington."

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Vigils remember victims, vow action on gun violence

Across the country, participants at gun violence vigils vowed to pressure the Senate to pass a bipartisan bill, mandating background checks for  firearm purchases at gun shows and online.

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Obama: “Shame on us if we’ve forgotten Newtown”

"Shame on us if we've forgotten," Obama said. "I haven't forgotten those kids."

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Thousands in Harlem rally against gun violence

People at the rally. like most New Yorkers, seemed to agree that good jobs and good quality education for all are necessary steps to ending gun violence on the streets.

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A mother fights gun violence

Janice gives much of her time trying to make life better for working people and people of color in her community, in her union and in the world.

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March for love, peace, and jobs on Valentine's Day

"There is hope, [when] young people lead us in a march for justice, for jobs, to have the courage to stand up."

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Ted Nugent shoots his mouth off after Obama gun control remarks

Yesterday Nugent proved that he has no respect for the president, nor for those who fell victim to the country's unchecked wave of gun chaos.

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Despite the NRA, most Americans favor gun control

Now is the time to bring about meaningful change and mobilize progressives to support those fighting for change.

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Gun control battle opens in Senate

"Speaking is difficult, but I need to say something important," Giffords told the senators. "Violence is a big problem. Too many children are dying."

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