Category: National

Supreme Court swings right

A bitterly divided U.S. Senate voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination in a near party-line vote of 50-48, delivering a triumph to President Donald Trump that could put the right-wing in control of the nation’s judiciary for a generation.…

Self-Defense Gun Use is Rare

New research from the Violence Policy Center (VPC) confirms that, contrary to what the firearms industry and gun lobby claim, private citizens rarely use guns to kill criminals or stop crimes. The new study, Firearm Justifiable Homicides and Non-Fatal Self-Defense…