Overall, 4,368 children and adolescents up to the age of 19 died from firearm-caused injuries in 2020, a rate of 5.4 per 100,000 a dashboard by the CDC showed. Homicides made up nearly two-thirds of the gun deaths.
The sprawling Manhattan tourist attraction is one of scores of "sensitive” places — including parks, churches and theaters — that will be off-limits for guns under a sweeping new state law going into effect Thursday.
Joe Garcia, 50, dropped off flowers at his wife’s memorial Thursday morning in Uvalde, Texas, and returned home, where he "pretty much just fell over” and died, his nephew John Martinez told The New York Times. Married for 24 years, the couple had four children.
President Biden said in a statement he was "deeply disappointed” by the Supreme Court ruling, which he said "contradicts both common sense and the Constitution, and should deeply trouble us all.”
I join them by repeating my call to Congress: do something, tweets President Joe Biden; your inaction is killing Americans, say organisers of demonstrations across the US.
Two people died from gunshot wounds and one person died after being hit by a vehicle, Murphy said. Sixteen of the victims were adults and one was a juvenile and several remained in critical condition, she said.
"While this bill doesn't do everything I want, it does include actions I've long called for that are going to save lives," he said at the White House before leaving for two major diplomatic summits in Europe.
We see so many remarkable families whose loved ones have been silenced by bullets, stand before crowds and cameras and, despite unfathomable grief, plead for their fellow Americans to act out against senseless, preventable gun violence. And, often, advocates from varied walks of life join them: A big-time coach who
The move by the United States of America’s House of Representatives to pass the bill to ban assault weapons is delayed but rightly decided. This is because killing of innocent people by the criminals in the United States is on the rise (“US House passes bill to ban assault weapons,” July 30, Gulf Today website). The US House of
The situation of lawlessness and gun attacks in the United States is making headlines once again. The latest gun attack in which 18 people died in southern Mexico demands gun law reforms to stop deadly events in future (“Gun attack in Mexico leaves at least 18 dead,” Oct. 6, Gulf Today website).