715,000 Americans would die every year in motor vehicle accidents if we had the same fatality rate today that we had in 1921.
Two people were killed when an angry husband sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines in Cumberland County, North Carolina this evening. Three deputies were wounded in the ensuing shootout. Our hearts go out to the victims and their families at this grievous time.
"You have the power to pass the laws that we need to keep our sisters and mothers and daughters safe."
A majority of voters -- both Republicans and Democrats -- support measures that keep guns out of the hands of convicted stalkers and domestic abusers.
An average of 291 Americans are shot and 87 are killed by gun violence EVERY DAY. You may have seen these stats before, but this will make you think of our country's gun violence epidemic in a whole new way.
"It requires thoughtful conversation. It requires listening to each other. And that means your own point of view as well as listening to others' points of view. You might not agree at the end of the day, but that's okay. You are one step closer to finding common ground."
3 out of 4 California children with mental health needs don't get treatment, according to a UCLA study.
LESS THAN HALF of all children and adults with diagnosable mental health issues receive the treatment they need. That's why we support the Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act.