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White House Receives Mattis Memo on Transgender Troops

White House Receives Mattis Memo on Transgender Troops

By Zeke Miller and Lolita C. Baldor | Feb 25
The White House has received a memo from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis making recommendations for dealing with transgender individuals serving in the military.

NRA, Florida Face Backlash After Latest School Shooting

NRA, Florida Face Backlash After Latest School Shooting

By Ken Sweet, Damian Troise and Alexandra Olson | Feb 25
The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash Saturday as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student survivors called for tourism boycotts of their home state.

Congress Has Ideas on Gun Violence, but No Consensus

Congress Has Ideas on Gun Violence, but No Consensus

By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly | Feb 25
After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no plan appears ready to take off despite a long list of proposals, including many from President Donald Trump.

Judge Dismisses Coal Company Suit Against HBO's John Oliver

Judge Dismisses Coal Company Suit Against HBO's John Oliver

Feb 25
A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver.

SF Mayor to Form Trans Advisory Panel

SF Mayor to Form Trans Advisory Panel

By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 24
San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell plans to form a transgender advisory panel to assist the city in meeting the community's needs, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.

Trans Woman Sues SF over Bathroom Use

Trans Woman Sues SF over Bathroom Use

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 24
A transgender woman who claims a San Francisco city worker blocked her from using a women's bathroom and called her a "fucking freak" is suing the city.

This Week In Odd News: Skunk Fire, Sleepwalker, T-Rex Walk

This Week In Odd News: Skunk Fire, Sleepwalker, T-Rex Walk

By Richard A. Somma | Feb 24
This Week In Odd News: Skunk Fire, Sleepwalker, T-Rex Walk.

After Years of Dejection, Proponents of Gun Laws See Hope

After Years of Dejection, Proponents of Gun Laws See Hope

By Matt Sedensky And Terry Spencer | Feb 24
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, though, has some pondering the improbable: Could this latest carnage actually lead to gun reforms?

NRA: 'Many in Legacy Media Love Mass Shootings'

NRA: 'Many in Legacy Media Love Mass Shootings'

Feb 24
NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch, addressing a conservative political conference, says "many in legacy media love mass shootings, you guys love it."

Mich. Teacher: Arming Us 'Absolutely Ridiculous'

Mich. Teacher: Arming Us 'Absolutely Ridiculous'

Feb 24
The idea of arming teachers is not a popular one among a Detroit-area high school teacher and a handful of her students. The group spoke to the Associated Press outside their school campus on Thursday, describing the idea as "illogical" and "ridiculous."

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