Donald Trump’s private admission about overturning of Roe v Wade

Donald Trump is arguably the man responsible for setting US abortion rights back 50 years – but behind closed doors he isn’t celebrating. There’s one man, according to Americans on both ends of the political spectrum, whom pro-life conservatives have to thank for millions of women losing their legal right to have an abortion. On … Read more

Supreme Court says Americans have right to carry guns in public

Glock pistols displayed at a National Rifle Association (NRA) meeting in Houston, Texas in June 2022 The US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Americans have a fundamental right to carry firearms in public in a landmark decision that came just weeks after another deadly school shooting. The 6-3 decision strikes down a century-old New … Read more

Uvalde police chief put on leave after ‘failure’ to intervene in school shooting

Issued on: 06/23/2022 – 02:33 The school district police chief who delayed launching an assault on a mass shooter who slaughtered 19 school children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, has been placed on administrative leave, the school district superintendent said on Wednesday. Chief Pete Arredondo was in charge of the law enforcement response in … Read more

Uvalde School District Police Chief Placed On Leave Amid Criticism

Pete Arredondo, the police chief of the Uvalde, Texas, school district, was placed on administrative leave Wednesday amid criticism about the law enforcement response to the massacre at Robb Elementary School that left 19 children and two teachers dead last month. Hal Harrell, superintendent of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District, said that, although the … Read more

The Profit Of Violence | HuffPost Opinion

Days after the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, a friend sent me a link to a bulletproof backpack insert and a three-page document from the manufacturer. The document offers information about “Training Our Kids for the Next School Shooter.” It shows an image of a school-aged girl in four different poses, demonstrating the many ways … Read more

Uvalde Officer Was Detained Trying To Save His Wife Who Was Dying In A Classroom

A Uvalde school police officer was prohibited from trying to save his wife, a Robb Elementary school teacher, during the deadly mass shooting in May. His wife, fourth grade teacher Eva Mireles, was one of the two teachers killed in the attack. Nineteen children also lost their lives. The officer, Ruben Ruiz, arrived at the … Read more

5-year-old Texas boy dies in hot car as temperatures reached 100 degrees

A 5-year-old boy died inside a sweltering car in Texas Monday while his family was preparing for his older sibling’s birthday celebration later that day. The child was mistakenly left in the vehicle outside the family’s Harris County home for multiple hours, the local sheriff said, as temperatures outside climbed to 100 degrees. The boy’s … Read more

Teacher says Ramos ‘was the student who scared her the most,’ and dressed ‘like a school shooter’

A Uvalde school teacher has said gunman Salvador Ramos ‘scared her’ and began ‘dressing like school shooter’ in the months leading up to the massacre. During a Texas State Senate hearing investigating the response to the shooting, director of the Texas Department of Public Safety, Col. Steve McCraw, said that after the shooting at least … Read more