I am a white male. Things aren’t gonna change for me. I’m worried about everyone else … I’m not going to vote in November, because I’m not educated enough. I don’t pay attention that well. I don’t think my vote would be too valid.
In a land far, far away, the two political parties skulked around the capital city calling each other names, playing dirty tricks, refraining from governing the nation in the name of party survival, and lying to the public about it.
Thousands of students nationwide are protesting the epidemic of school shootings. Gun violence in schools and the slaughter of school children has become a weekly affair. So far in 2018 there have been 20 school shootings, an average of 1.25 per week.
There is a reason Amatul-Wadud cares so much about people. It’s because, as a lawyer specializing in probate, families, custody and visitation rights, “I get to see people in their most intimate spaces.”
“I think the best way to ensure safety is around building relationships and making sure kids are known and connected to multiple adults.” –Peter Dillon, Berkshire Hille Regional School District superintendent
Following the latest school shooting atrocity in Parkland, Florida, another Children’s Crusade is rising: a largely youth-bred movement meant to persuade legislators to take some meaningful action to stem the needless deaths of our country’s children in schools.
It didn’t take long for me to realize that the young adults of Parkland were cutting through the layers of despair I had built up all these years. They were telling their truth with passion and conviction.
Lulu ‘n’ Hershey, bereft at losing their friend Jared, a victim during a shootout in a convenience store, are left speechless by the justifications that Republican candidates for President give for widespread gun ownership.
Advent window by Advent window, Dog News Network correspondents Lulu and Hershey are celebrating the spirit of peace and good will during the holiday season — or trying to. Given circumstances, it’s not easy.