GANNETT Syndication Service
GANNETT Syndication Service
I'm a Texas school teacher. Do our leaders expect me to be a gunfighter also?
More police officers, armed teachers and prison-inspired reforms in our K-12 schools are not effective protection against outside intruders.usatoday.com
Beto O'Rourke's outburst at Abbott press conference shows the spine Democrats need
Was Beto O'Rourke's viral outburst at Gov. Greg Abbott's news conference a political stunt? Absolutely. But it was a much needed display of passion.usatoday.com
Why do mass shootings keep happening? Because this is what we've allowed America to become.
The shooting in Texas motivated emotional speeches and the usual anger and sadness. But even after 19 kids were killed, will anything change?usatoday.com
What America still owes George Floyd two years after his murder – broad policing reforms
Since George Floyd's murder, outrage over police violence spurred reasonable demands for reform. Few have been met.usatoday.com
Race relations in America far worse two years after George Floyd's murder
The murder of George Floyd was a pivotal moment in history. Since then, the nation has changed, but not for the better. Race relations are far worse.usatoday.com
My son never came home from Sandy Hook. My heart bleeds for Texas as I relive Dylan's murder.
On days like today, I am horrified and furious that America has not stopped these deadly attacks on our children.usatoday.com
Be angry about Texas elementary school shooting. We owe the 18 children killed our rage.
If you aren't grieving the Texas elementary school shooting , you don't have a heart. And if you aren't angry, you don't have a lick of common sense.usatoday.com
'As the slaughter increases, as our kids run for their lives, we do nothing. What are we doing?'
Sen. Murphy: Why are we here if not to try to make sure that fewer schools ... go through what Sandy Hook (went through and) Uvalde is going through?usatoday.com
'This Is Us' has taught us about who we are. We're sad to say goodbye to the Pearsons.
"This Is Us" says something good: We're drawn to a story about conscientious people trying to do the right things and to love with all their hearts.usatoday.com
Donna Brazile: George Floyd, the 10 Black people killed in Buffalo ought to be alive today
George Floyd two years later: Still no needed police reforms. Work to reduce hate crimes and other forms of domestic terrorism and gun violence.usatoday.com
Unfair monkeypox labeling must stop before our image goes from Curious George to Typhoid Mary
We monkeys aren't to blame for this pox. Plenty of other mammals carry the virus. CDC in 2003 blamed it on prairie dogs and Gambian giant rats.usatoday.com
Don't look away from the 10 Black lives lost in Buffalo to racism and gun violence
The grocery store shooting is their tragedy, but this is America's problem. Ignoring it won't make racism go away or bring back loved ones.usatoday.com