After the latest school shotting, the California Assembly has passed a bill that wuld allow coworkers, employers, and school faculty and staff to seek gun violence restraining orders. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford
Cities around the Inland Empire held their own local versions of the March For Our Lives, an anti-gun demonstration led by high school students. KVCR's Benjamin Purper went to the march in downtown Riverside on Satruday, and has this report.
A crowd of thousands gathered in front of the Riverside Historic Courthouse on Saturday, March 24th, for the “March For Our Lives” - a nationwide demonstration for gun control in response to the deadly mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
On Friday, the anniversary of the Columbine shooting, students across the country participated in a school walkout. KVCR's Ben Purper visited a school in Moreno Valley to find out what people were saying.
About a hundred students from local high schools walked off their schools’ campus for the anniversary of the Columbine shooting. They gathered in a grassy field in Moreno Valley College, where they met student organizers and representatives from the Inland Empire Community Action Coalition.
California lawmakers are planning to join high school students in walkouts arond the state today (Wednesday) protesting for tighter restrictions on firearms after last month's Parkland, Forida shooting. They're also considering new gun laws, as KVCR's Ken Vincent reports.
The shooting in Las Vegas is immediately leading to calls from Democratic officials in California for their federal counterparts to tighten the nation's gun laws - and to look to the state as a model. After California added many new firearms restrictions in the aftermath of the 2015 San Bernardino mass shooting, even more currently await Governor Jerry Brown's signature. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
Last year, state lawmakers voted to create and fund a gun violence research center at UC Davis. Now it's open, and people on both sides of the gun debate are wondering if science can reduce firearm deaths in America. Report Sammy Caiola has more.