Gun Violence

#SayHerName: On Breonna Taylor’s 27th Birthday, Advocates Demand Justice in Shooting Death by Louisville Police

Racial justice advocates are demanding the three Louisville police officers who shot Breonna Taylor to death in March be fired immediately and criminally charged for her murder. Friday would have been Taylor’s 27th birthday. Along with the killings of George Floyd by four Minneapolis police officers and Ahmaud Arbery by a former officer in Georgia, …

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‘Heartbreaking Statistic’: Thanks to Pandemic, Last Month Was First March Since 2002 Without a US School Shooting

The nationwide lockdown to stem the rise of the coronavirus has had one silver lining—March 2020 was the first March since 2002 without a school shooting.  “Depressing on mulitple levels,” said New York Times reporter Annie Karni. Washington Post reporter Robert Klemko made the observation Monday morning on Twitter. “Heartbreaking statistic,” tweeted the Wall Street Journal‘s Robbie Whelan in …

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