Tag: violence

Federal, Policy

Migration gets top billing as Biden hosts hemisphere leaders

June 8, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Migration has taken center stage at an assembly of Western Hemisphere leaders, reflecting its emergence as a top foreign policy issue amid red-carpet drama over who comes and who stays home. The “Los Angeles Declaration,” to be announced while U.S. […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

Russian court finds Facebook and Instagram guilty of “extremist activity” but won’t ban WhatsApp

March 22, 2022

Via: TechSpot

Facebook and Instagram sent emails to content moderators earlier this month informing them that due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the social media sites were to allow posts that would normally violate their rules on violent speech, such as “death […]

Health Care, Industry

Health workers get panic buttons as COVID deniers get violent

September 30, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Hospitals in several states are ramping up security and even providing wearable panic buttons to staff amid a wave of violent attacks sparked by COVID-related misinformation, denialists, and conspiracy theorists. In a hospital in Branson, Missouri, as many as 400 […]

Federal, Policy

Senators reveal further Capitol riot security failures in bipartisan report

June 8, 2021


Capitol security officials tracking threats of violence on Jan. 6 saw social media posts as early as late December 2020 about a plot to breach the complex — complete with maps of the building’s tunnels and explicit threats of violence […]


Debates concerning gun violence on the rise after Boulder shooting

March 29, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Unlike most countries around the world, America has a deeply rooted gun culture that has caused multiple debates about gun control and legislation over the years. Multiple mass shootings have shocked Americans since the Columbine High School massacre, and the […]