Search This Blog

Follow by Email

Google+ Followers

Jan 11, 2013

Three Ways Sensible Gun Control Could Have Prevented the Aurora Shooting



Having trouble reading this email? Click here.

January 10, 2013

Current Issue Email Nation
HOME | BLOGS | COLUMNISTS | CURRENT ISSUE | MAGAZINE ARCHIVE | MULTIMEDIA COMMUNITY | EDUCATORS | STUDENTS
Politics World Books and Arts Economy Environment Activism Society  

Dear EmailNation Subscriber,

Evidence presented by prosecutors this week in court about July's mass shooting at a theatre in Aurora, Colorado reveal several points at which sensible gun control policies could have prevented the tragic massacre. George Zornick has more.

All best,
Peter Rothberg, The Nation

NEW AT THENATION.COM

Twelve Questions Progressives Should Ask Jack Lew
JOHN NICHOLS | Obama's nominee for Treasury Secretary has spent the better part of four decades going back and forth through the revolving door from Washington Wall Street. Which side is he on?
Share

How the NRA Became an Organization for Aspiring Vigilantes
RICK PERLSTEIN | Ronald Reagan was an early adopter, and key propagandist, for gun culture's vigilante turn.
Share

The Global Domestic Workforce Is Enormous--and Very Vulnerable
BRYCE COVERT | A rapidly-growing part of the global workforce is working under some of the worst conditions.
Share

Documents Reveal Walmart CEO Was Repeatedly Informed of Bribery Scandal in 2005
JOSH EIDELSON | Reps. Waxman and Cummings say emails contradict Walmart's story about the widening scandal.
Share

How the Creative Response of Artists and Activists Can Transform the World
ANTONINO D'AMBROSIO | It's the antidote to the consumerism and cynicism that define our culture.
Share

What Executive Actions Should Obama Hand Down?
THE NATION | In this era of Congressional intransigence, what executive actions would you like President Obama to hand down?
Share

Lobbyists Who Profit From Senate Dysfunction Fight Filibuster Reform
LEE FANG | As the Senate moves to restore a talking filibuster, lobbyists who thrive on secrecy and obstruction fight back.
Share

President Obama: Start the Climate Conversation Now
MARK HERTSGAARD | 2012 was the hottest year on record--and far past time for the president to lead on climate change.
Share

>> Read More

FEATURED ESSAY

photo The Revolution Added Two Years: On Cairo
FREDERICK DEKNATEL | How the neoliberal urban development schemes of the Mubarak regime have gained new life under the Muslim Brotherhood.
Share

UPCOMING EVENTS

Blueprint for Accountability: Drone Warfare
Monday, January 28, 7:00pm
The Culture Project, 45 Bleecker Street, NYC

Join co-founder of CODEPINK, Medea Benjamin, for an in-depth conversation about her recent book, Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control. She will be joined by Sarah Knuckey, co-author of the Stanford Law School and New York University Law School report "Living Under Drones," and Director of the Project on Extrajudicial Executions and the Initiative on Human Rights Fact-Finding at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU School of Law. The presentation will begin with a short theatrical exploration of drone warfare directed by Shana Solomon. A book signing with Benjamin will be held at the end of the proceedings. The event is free to EmailNation subscribers but you need to RSVP. Click here for tickets and use this code: NATIONBLUE

FEATURED ACTIVIST CAMPAIGN

Support meaningful gun-control.
Share

IN OUR ORBIT

Feminist Roundup

Stay connected by joining our Feminist Roundup for a weekly recap of feminist news and commentary from Jessica Valenti, Katha Pollitt, Bryce Covert and many others.

Nation Builders Ad Policy

THIS WEEK IN PRINT

magazine

Resistance Through Poetry

The Creative Electoral Response

How the Study of History Can Contribute to Global Citizenship

>> Read More

Try 4 issues free! Then get both the full print and online versions for just 75 ¢ a week.
Subscribe Now

STUDENT NATION

photo Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Wraps Up First Semester on 192 Campuses
EXTRA CREDIT | A new campaign to push colleges and universities to divest from the fossil fuel industry spread like wildfire this past semester.
Share

VIDEO NATION

photo Staceyann Chin: There Is Power in the Pen
FRANCIS REYNOLDS | It's how I came to understand that the world--and all oppression--is connected.
Share

MOST READ

Notre Dame and Penn State: Two Rape Scandals, Only One Cry for Justice

RGIII and the Crisis of Liberalism in the United States

Occupy Steubenville: Anonymous Takes On Ohio Sheriff

>> More

MOST COMMENTED

Three Ways Sensible Gun Control Could Have Prevented Aurora Shootings

How the NRA Became an Organization for Aspiring Vigilantes (Part 2)

Why Has Obama Pardoned So Few Prisoners?

>> More

CONNECT WITH THE NATION

Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter TumblrTumblr iPhone AppiPhone App RSSRSS PodcastsPodcasts
Support independent journalism since 1865: Donate
Not interested anymore? Update your email preferences or unsubscribe from all Nation emails.

Privacy Policy | Contact Us | How to Advertise | Donate