Massive crowds descend on DC to demand gun control

Massive crowds descend on DC to demand gun control

The ‘March for Our Lives’ rally in Washington drew upwards of half a million gun control advocates, and several thousand more attended some 800 sister marches across the country and around the world, making it a revolutionary movement. Continue reading Massive crowds descend on DC to demand gun control

Fourth glittering Diwali celebration in US Congress draws over 400 guests

Fourth glittering Diwali celebration in US Congress draws over 400 guests

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii spoke about the unifying message of Diwali to people of all religions and backgrounds, and how the festival teaches everyone to overcome divisiveness with love, respect and understanding. Continue reading Fourth glittering Diwali celebration in US Congress draws over 400 guests

Democratic lawmakers pledge unwavering support for passing clean DREAM Act

Democratic lawmakers pledge unwavering support for passing clean DREAM Act

Democratic Congresswoman Judy Chu of California noted that among the DACA recipients (called Dreamers) are over 3,000 from India, more than 7,000 from South Korea, nearly 5,000 from the Philippines, some 2,000 from Pakistan, and thousands of others who are Asian Pacific Islanders (APIs). “They all deserve a chance to achieve the American dream”, she said. Continue reading Democratic lawmakers pledge unwavering support for passing clean DREAM Act

US lawmakers urge President Trump to stand up against hate crimes, end divisive rhetoric

US lawmakers urge President Trump to stand up against hate crimes, end divisive rhetoric

US lawmakers Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Joe Crowley (D-NY) have introduced a Resolution calling on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to dedicate robust resources for investigating and prosecuting ethnic attacks, and urging President Trump to end his inflammatory rhetoric. Continue reading US lawmakers urge President Trump to stand up against hate crimes, end divisive rhetoric