NRA Candidates Lost — Parkland Students Send ‘Thoughts and Prayers’

After Tuesday’s midterm elections were over, Parkland shooting survivor Jaclyn Corin pointed out on Twitter that a record number of NRA-backed candidates (27) were defeated.

“More NRA-backed politicians lost their seats last night than ever before. We are winning. And we’re not going anywhere, @NRA” read more

Parkland Shooting Survivors Are Now Casting Their First Votes

It has been 263 days since Valentine’s Day.

Now, with just two days until Election Day, many students from Stoneman Douglas High School are getting ready to cast their first votes.

It was on Valentine’s Day that 17 of these students’ classmates and teachers were murdered at their Parkland, Florida high school. read more

GOP Candidate Tells Parkland Father to ‘Stop Exploiting His Daughter’s Death’

Jaime Guttenberg was one of 17 people killed inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL in the mass shooting on Valentine’s Day. And now, Javier Manjarres, who is running for office in Florida’s 22nd Congressional District, has attacked Jaime’s father, Fred Guttenberg, on Twitter. read more

Parkland Families Form Group To Stop Gun Violence in Schools

Families of the students killed in the Parkland, Fla. mass shooting are launching a new advocacy group aimed at reducing gun violence in schools.

The group will be called “Stand With Parkland” and also will be known as the National Association of Families for Safe Schools. read more

Six New Gun Control Laws Signed Into Law by New Jersey Governor

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a half-dozen new gun control laws on Wednesday, tightening the Garden State’s already tough gun statutes.

Murphy signed the new laws in Trenton surrounded by the Democratic legislative leaders who got the legislation passed after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day that left 17 people dead. read more

Parkland Students Rip Trump on Twitter For NRA Speech

President Donald Trump couldn’t resist going to the national convention of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in Dallas on Friday to soak up adulation from the adoring crowd of 80,000 gun lovers.  He gave a speech that succeeded in stirring up the crowd by stressing that the unfettered right to own weapons was more important than protecting the lives of children or keeping Americans safe from gun violence. read more

Rachel Maddow Shreds Chuck Grassley For ‘Personally’ Making Guns Accessible To The Mentally Ill

Grassley was the lead sponsor of legislation that made it harder to add the names of mentally ill individuals to the FBI database.

The White House Is Hiding Photos Of Trump Signing Bill To Reverse Key Obama-Era Gun Regulation

It's no surprise that Trump doesn't want to release a photograph of him making it more likely, not less, for more tragedies like Parkland to happen in the future.