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28 Jan 2020

Why Does the GOP Want a Second Civil War So Badly?

A decade ago, CNBC’s Rick Santelli launched the Tea Party movement with a cry of “Can you hear me now, Mr. President?” from the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. That was the era of tri-corner hats, contrived 18th-century verbiage, occasional Obama-hanging-in-effigy displays, and deep concerns about the national debt

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18 Sep 2019

Fake News: How Lies and Hate Speech Inhibit Sensible Gun Control

We’re focusing a series of articles on the dangers of fake news. Today provides us with a hauntingly appropriate example of how misinformation puts lives at risk and works against protection efforts. Today, we’re talking about the detrimental impact fake news has on the topic of guns and gun control.

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

BAS Editorial Team 5
04 Sep 2019

San Francisco Declares the NRA as Terrorists, Because They Are

The San Francisco Bay Area and the National Rifle Association have hardly been friends in the modern age, but as of this week, the enemy line has been clearly drawn. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday night to pass a resolution declaring the NRA a domestic terror

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06 Aug 2019

It’s the Guns, Stupid. Not Violent Video Games or Mental Health

There have been more mass shootings in the USA, than days in 2019.  The most recent mass shootings in El Paso and Daton have politicians, again, struggling to find words to explain these tragedies.  They have even fewer words to explain what they are doing to stop it.  As of

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
31 Jul 2019

Let’s Talk about Guns and How Lobbyists Are Killing Us

Sunday, it was three people killed in a senseless mass shooting that injured an additional dozen victims at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Tuesday, a disgruntled employee shot and killed two co-workers and injured an officer at a Mississippi Walmart. What news will it be tomorrow? Going to eat garlic ice

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13 Dec 2018

Weekly News: Bad Santas, Text Tax, Tactless Twits y Mas

Welcome to your week in news. On the menu this week are two very bad Santas, the undignified treatment of Oakland’s homeless, the state of the Raiders, talk of a text message tax, some tactless winners of the week, a national rundown and a couple ideas to help keep your

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06 Jun 2018

GAYS AGAINST GUNS: A COMMUNITY RISES UP

On Tuesday June 12, the two-year anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, Gays Against Guns will be recreating Pulse’s weekly event Twisted Tuesdays It will be a variety show and fundraiser held at the Henrietta Hudson bar with proceeds going to benefit the Pulse community. In 2016 the Pulse nightclub

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
16 Mar 2018

All The News You Might’ve Missed This Week

OK, it has been two weeks since we’ve tackled the news. And I won’t lie, it’s been overwhelming…downright scary, the kind of shit that makes you want to crawl into bed and pull the blanket up over your head in hopes that when you surface, the bad trip has worn

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