Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) called on Walmart to end its practice of selling guns in a tweet posted Friday morning. The move comes in the wake of two mass shootings last weekend that increased calls for gun control.
MSNBC contributor and executive editor of Above the Law Elie Mystal called on Thursday night for "pitchforks and torches" outside the house of billionaire Stephen Ross who has become the subject of controversy for his support of President Donald Trump.
Liberal gun control protesters gathered outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R., Ky.) Kentucky home on Sunday, including one woman who said someone should "stab the motherfucker in the heart."
It's 5:00 p.m. on a Tuesday, and about 100 people have gathered in a park behind the House of Representatives office buildings. They've taped up the trees and lamp posts with yellow emergency tape. A man standing by a picnic table hands out vests which look like they were filched from the gilets jaunes. Passersby stop and gawk at the spectacle.
Republican members of the Tennessee legislature say they are concerned about the increased willingness for physical confrontation exhibited by protesters, two of whom were charged with assault last week after cornering a group of lawmakers in the Capitol building.
Several activists protesting a bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general during the Civil War, cornered Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (R.) and other top Republican leaders in the state legislature in an elevator on Thursday.