Gun Control

A Pizza Hut employee shot an armed robber Sunday morning here in the Queen City. On this past Sunday, October 30th after closing hours, three men walked into a Pizza Hut in west Charlotte and attempted to rob the business. One man pulled a gun out on employees and in turn one of the employees pulled […]

UPDATE: 1:00 PM EST Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards condemned the shooting, calling it an “unspeakable and unjustified attack.” “Rest assured, every resource available to the State of Louisiana will be used to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly brought to justice,” he said. https://twitter.com/LouisianaGov/status/754708841460137984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Several police officers were shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday morning, the […]

Texas Senator Royce West talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the recent police shootings around the country and the massive shooting in Dallas that left five officers dead and 12 injured. “I still feel as if I’m in a daze. It’s surreal. We’re going through a grieving process as a nation. It was […]

The world expresses grave concern about race-based violence involving America's police force. There's plenty of blame for ineffective lawmakers and embedded racism in the American psyche.

Under the legislature, law enforcement would be permitted to delay a gun sale for three days – enough time to allow the Justice Department to make a case before a judge that the purchaser should not be allowed due to placement on the terrorist watch list, according to USA Today.

During a recent interview, Ryan revealed Republicans will not tolerate another sit-in. The Republican Speaker of the House declined to give specific details as to how he intends to stop Democrats from staging another sit-in to protest gun control laws, but it appears he's serious.

Fifty seven percent of Americans support a universal ban on assault weapons and yet millions of account holders at these six banks are unknowingly supporting the very companies that produce these guns.

GOP leaders also shuttered C-SPAN's live coverage of the protest, but that did not stop policy makers from tweeting and posting live feeds on Facebook and Periscope to disseminate their cause.

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver spoke with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, and guest co-host Laura Coates about Wednesday's sit-in protest that captured the attention of the nation and went viral on social media platforms.

Several Democratic lawmakers are prepared to wait out the night, possibly into the next few days.

Past award winners include transgender activist and Olympian Caitlyn Jenner, former NFL player Michael Sam, and award-winning broadcast journalist Robin Roberts.

If members do not leave the floor and no compromise is reached, it is largely up to Speaker Paul Ryan to decide whether to use the authority of the House to seek to clear the floor and/or sanction members, or to keep the House in recess and wait out the issue.