Tag: mass shootings

New York subway shooting exposes issues with NYPD

The New York Police Department failed its one mission – to serve and protect – when a masked gunman opened fire on the 36th Street Brooklyn subway station on April 12, leaving about 23 people injured with five in critical condition.

Community members stand against anti-Asian hate

More than 100 people attended a vigil Sunday outside the United Church of Christ in Claremont – to stand in solidarity with the Asain American Pacific Islander community and against hate – as hate crimes against the community have increased dramatically since the start of the pandemic.

Shooting drills are ineffective

The United States has had a horrifying number of school shootings over the past 20 years, with what appears to have been a hike in incidents ever since the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 where 20 school children and six administrators were killed. 

Saugus High School community regroups in tragedy’s wake

In the wake of the recent school shooting that took the innocent lives of two Saugus High School students and injured three others, “Saugus Strong” were the words of encouragement echoing throughout the Santa Clarita community as they began to take their first steps towards healing.

Route 91: Road to Recovery

The Route 91 Massacre took the lives of 58 people and injured nearly 500 others. On the second anniversary of the shooting, survivors are still on the path toward healing as they work through emotional and physical trauma.

Ammo ban is step toward change

Stores have recently taken it upon themselves to limit the growing gun violence. Walmart, America’s largest retailer, officially announced they will attempt to reduce its gun and ammunition sales Sept. 3. 

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