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Harry Styles to partner with Everytown for Gun Safety during North American tour dates
Entertainment

Harry Styles to partner with Everytown for Gun Safety during North American tour dates

Following one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history, singer Harry Styles announced plans to partner with Everytown for Gun Safety during his upcoming North American tour. He pledged to donate to the nonprofit organization and share "their suggested action items.""I have been absolutely devastated by the recent string of mass shootings in America," he said. The artist "will be donating proceeds from the tour, with Live Nation matching, equaling over $1 Million to Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund," according to a press release from Live Nation.  Earlier this week, Styles added an additional 10 shows to his "Love on Tour 2022" tour, Live Nation said. The 42-show, sold-out tour starts on August 15 in Toronto and wraps in Los Angeles on N...
Senator Chris Murphy, lawmaker from Sandy Hook district, pleads for action after Texas elementary school mass shooting: “What are we doing?”
Politics

Senator Chris Murphy, lawmaker from Sandy Hook district, pleads for action after Texas elementary school mass shooting: “What are we doing?”

Connecticut's Senator Chris Murphy spoke from the Senate floor on Tuesday several hours after a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school killed 14 students and one teacher. The Democrat, who was formerly a representative from a district that included Sandy Hook Elementary School, opened his speech by recalling the trauma students there experienced in the wake of the 2012 mass shooting that left more than two dozen dead. "Sandy Hook will never, ever be the same," Murphy said, his voice cracking. "This community in Texas will never, ever be the same. Why? Why are we here? If not to try to make sure that fewer schools and fewer communities go through what Sandy Hook has gone through. What Uvalde is going through." Sen. Chris Murphy on the Senate floor on May 24, 2022...
Gaming

Fox News Already Linking ‘Violent’ Games To Buffalo Shooting

Photo: Libby March (Getty Images)Time is a flat circle. The year is 2022, and a Fox News anchor recently asked an on-air guest whether or not he believed that video games enable mass shootings. On Saturday, an 18-year-old white man named Payton Gendron opened fire on a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. He killed 10 people and injured three, the majority of which were Black residents. After planning his crime over Discord, he drove 200 miles in full tactical gear and streamed the shooting on Twitch. Gendron has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.Fox News brought in Bernard Zapor to discuss the causes of mass shootings. Zapor was a former special agent for the firearms division of the Department of Justice and a current college instructor in criminal justice. The news anchor Jon Scott...