A roundup of today’s editorials on gun violence after the Senate gun vote Wednesday to reject expanded background checks on buyers. From The Journal News: “In public opinion polls, as many as 90 percent of the American people have supported universal background checks, but even the weak Manchin-Toomey amendment rejected… Read More →
An angry President Obama addresses a crowd Wednesday after the Senate vote on gun control. A Senate minority helped defeat a proposal to expand background checks on gun purchases. Obama said this is only round one and that real change is inevitable. Source: White House
The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on gun control, North Korea, President Obama, Louisville Cardinals guard Kevin Ware, gay marriage, immigration and Easter. More opinion from LoHud.com.
The 25 best political cartoons of the week from across Gannett, parent company of The Journal News and LoHud.com, take on gay marriage, health care, the long winter, rape, March Madness, the NRA and the assault weapons ban. More opinion from LoHud.com.
Today’s editorial, “Long-overdue action on guns,” refers to an American Academy of Pediatrics article outlining its policy statement on gun violence. The article, “Firearm-related injuries affecting the pediatric population,” was published in the group’s “Pediatrics” journal in October 2012, two months before the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., that left… Read More →
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: Douglas Kennedy was acquitted Tuesday on charges of misdemeanor endangerment of a child and two counts of physical harassment after he tried to take his newborn son outside Northern Westchester Hospital. If he wasn’t a Kennedy he’d be guilty! The… Read More →
Trending on Twitter in New York this morning: Petraeus, FBI and Elmo. The sex scandal involving former CIA Director David Petraeus, his mistress and a family friend has grown to include Gen. John Allen, who is leading American forces in Afghanistan. More: Who may succeed Petraeus. Following this Petraeus story… Read More →
Trending on Twitter in the suburbs and the city this morning: Al Smith. Mitt Romney and President Obama told jokes Thursday night at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, or Al Smith Dinner, an annual New York City fundraiser run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. Cardinal… Read More →
Watch the second presidential debate live on LoHud.com beginning at 9 tonight. President Obama and Mitt Romney meet at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Topics: Domestic and foreign policy. Format: Town hall-style session with questions from a group of undecided voters selected by the Gallup Organization. Moderator: Candy Crowley, CNN…. Read More →