Category Archives: gun control

The High Five

Once again we bring you Friday’s version of ProgessIowa’s High Five Newsletter. This is a good newsletter to use to follow Iowa’s Republican dominated legislature while they are in session:   Happy Friday! Did anyone else have Iowa in their final … Continue reading

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Gun Deaths In US Remain High

Just took a check on the gun violence archive website to see if gun violence has been cooled a bit by the pandemic. The answer is not at all. Only 20 days into the new year and nearly 2300 Americans … Continue reading

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Reminder: Tuesday Is The Ninth Anniversary Of Sandy Hook

Just a short note to remind folks that Thursday December 14th is the ninth anniversary of the mass murder of children at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Much like when we heard the news of JFK’s murder, … Continue reading

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Wear Orange Next Weekend

Why Orange? Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendleton’s friends wore in her honor when she was shot and killed in Chicago at the age of 15 — just one week after performing at President Obama’s 2nd inaugural parade in 2013. … Continue reading

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Extreme 16: Voter Suppression Bill Crushes Competition As Number 1 Seed

A really inventive way from the folks at Progress Iowa    https://progressiowa.org  to illustrate how the Republican dominated legislature in Iowa is screwing over Iowa citizens:   Attacks on working families, women, LGBTQ Iowans, and institutionalizing racism round out this … Continue reading

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More Gun Violence Deaths

If there seems to be one constant on this country in recent years it is the outbursts of gun violence that is totally senseless. What is just as senseless is Republican politicians who refuse to take any of a number … Continue reading

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Ernst Chooses NRA Over Violence Against Women Act

Laura Clawson over at dailykos.com is doing some fine reporting with her story on Joni Ernst’s  attempt to pull a little shell game by blocking the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and then introducing her own version … Continue reading

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White House Kills Gun Legislation Over Impeachment

This is simply one of the sickest misdirections I have ever heard. We are in a absolute crisis in this country due to guns. Anyone who is concerned about the health and happiness of the majority of citizens in this … Continue reading

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Frustrated Rant

  This week comes to an end with our current president once again – ONCE AGAIN mind you – being accused of some sort of major breach of security. Does it rise to the level of treason? So far we … Continue reading

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Joni Ernst Trashes Gun Laws Americans Want

Looks like the NRA’s second favorite senator behind Moscow Mitch is getting her bona fides in for big donations from the gun lobby in early. They staked her to the tune of $3.1 million in 2014. Perhaps the NRA can … Continue reading

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