After several high-profile massacres in the U.K. and Australia, both countries moved quickly to implement gun control.
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"My phone is on 9% I'm 35 Wks pregnant !" one woman tweeted from Port Arthur. "Please keep calling for me water is waist deep."
The world has changed immensely since the release of "I Gave You Power," but the issue of gun violence in America has, more or less, remained the same. Aside from being a baronial and complex story, Nas' song was a forewarning of what was to come.
When a gunman went on a deadly rampage in 1996, Australia took political action. It worked.
Bill sponsor U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and supporter U.S. Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) both stood on the Senate floor and said Keystone XL is not an export pipeline in the minutes leading up to the bill's failure.