New Zealand has announced it will ban military-style rifles just six days after they were used to kill 50 people in the Christchurch mosque massacre.
While President Joe Biden rescinded the notorious Trump-era immigration policy on his first day in office last year, many families have not yet been reunited.
The House has delivered its first formal response to Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert's anti-Muslim remarks by passing a bill to tackle Islamophobia.
Unlike Rep. Lauren Boebert, Omar faced intense party pressure for her controversial comments.
“It’s embarrassing that there is any hesitation on this,” the congresswoman said, demanding that House leaders strip the Republican of committee assignments.
Republicans have not held the Colorado congresswoman accountable for her Islamophobic attacks against Rep. Ilhan Omar.
The House minority leader "is so desperate to be speaker" that he's willing to overlook the violent targeting of women of color in Congress, the Democrat said.
After Omar was called “the jihad squad,” GOP leaders are told: “Condemning this should not be a partisan issue. This is about our basic humanity.”
Colorado Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert has repeatedly referred to Rep. Ilhan Omar in derogatory terms, calling Omar a member of the "jihad squad."
Her Republican primary challenger, Marina Zimmerman, then tweeted: "Help me take out the trash."