A year after the Parkland shooting on Valentine’s Day, February 14, US gun related deaths of children and teens continue. When they weren’t killed by active shooters, kids died in accidents and murder suicides.
No US city has been as scarred by gun violence as Wilmington, DE, ranked the ‘most dangerous place in America’ for youth. But with the help of the CDC and computer data, shootings among juveniles are dropping.
Find out statistics on the number of US gun related deaths of teens and children since Nikolas Cruz killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland. On the school shooting anniversary, 1,200 kids have died.
After the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, student activists and survivors ‘called BS’ on the National Rifle Association, pushed gun reform laws and registered young voters.
In the year since the Parkland shooting, murder suicides and domestic violence killed more than 100 children across the United States, an investigation by nonprofit gun violence site The Trace, Miami Herald and McClatchy found.
For accidental firearm deaths, not all US states have laws, and prosecutors must decide whether to charge a mother, father or other family member. Since Parkland, at least 154 kids were shot unintentionally.
After the Parkland shooting, data on gun-related deaths of school-age children were obtained through nonprofit research group Gun Violence Archive, and police and news media reports, to track the number of victims.
Democrats are painting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as the face of opposition to voting rights legislation. And McConnell is happy to play the role, charging that the package of measures amount to a “power grab” by Washington Democrats
21 Air says it had no responsibility for the cargo seized in Venezuela, casting blame on a client, which also issued a denial. To complicate matters, one of the firms crossed paths with a company that used to help the CIA.
In the same week the Pentagon said Guantánamo is still an option for ISIS prisoners in Syria, the war-on-terror prison seeks contractors to bid for a three-cell, ADA-approved compound. Price tag? Unknown.
President Donald Trump told reporters the White House could pull money from Army Corps of Engineers projects. Democrats want to limit his options if he declares a national emergency to fund a border wall.
Teenagers from Covington Catholic High School gathered and chanted at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on Jan. 18, 2019. This was also during the Indigenous Peoples March, creating a confrontation between the groups.