MONDAY 12 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS
Trump’s tweet came after his White House put out a plan to combat school shootings
resident Donald Trump said Monday that he is “watching court cases and rulings” before taking action on raising age limits for purchasing some firearms, arguing that there is “not much political support (to put it mildly).” Trump’s tweet came after his White House put out a plan to combat school shootings that doesn’t increase the minimum age for purchasing assault weapons to 21 — an idea Trump publicly favored just last month — and leaves the...
TUESDAY 06 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS
First new gun control law since the Feb. 14 Florida High School massacre
bill prohibiting domestic abusers and people under restraining orders from owning firearms became America’s first new gun control law since the Feb. 14 Florida high school massacre. “Well done Oregon,” Democratic Gov. Kate Brown exclaimed Monday after signing the law on the steps of the state Capitol as some 200 people, including victims of domestic abuse and high school students, applauded and cheered. State Sen. Floyd Prozanski, whose sister was fatally shot by her...
FRIDAY 02 MARCH 2018, IN TERRIS
Two people who weren’t students dead after shooting
wo people who weren’t students were fatally shot at a Central Michigan University residence hall on Friday, prompting officials to put the campus on lockdown as police searched for a 19-year-old suspect described as armed and dangerous, officials said. Campus police believe the shooting “started from a domestic situation,” the university said in a statement. No other injuries were immediately reported. The university, which has about 23,000 students, urged students to take...
WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2018, IN TERRIS
Students return to School, after 17 of their classmates and staff members were slain in a mass shooting
tudents and teachers passed through tight security cordons of dozens of officers as classes resumed Wednesday for the first time since a troubled teenager with an AR-15 killed 17 of their friends and classmates, thrusting them into the center of the nation's gun debate. The armed police, designed to make Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School feel secure, were accompanied by comfort animals including a donkey and horses. One of the horses had "eagle pride" painted on its side,...
MONDAY 06 NOVEMBER 2017, IN TERRIS
Trump: "I am monitoring the situation from Japan"
A man dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing 27 people and wounding about 24 others in what the governor called the deadliest mass shooting in the state’s history. The dead ranged in age from 5 to 72 years old. Authorities didn’t identify the attacker during a news conference Sunday night, but two other officials — one a U.S. official and one in law enforcement — identified...
MONDAY 02 OCTOBER 2017, IN TERRIS
A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas casino unleashed a shower of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. More than 400 victims were taken to the hospital, authorities said. SWAT officers using explosives stormed the gunman’s hotel room and found he had killed himself, authorities...
Francis visited the Sant'Egidio Community on 50th anniversary
Trump vows to help arm teachers and backs off raising age for buying guns
Frightening things about Pakistan’s blasphemy law
FLORIDA SCHOOL SHOOTING
After massacre of 17 people by a teenager
Church of Africa about women
POPE' APOSTOLIC JOURNEY
Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to three Baltic States
Hansen, S.J. about the lack of women in leadership roles in the Roman Curia
Francis met the International Catholic Migration Commission