Category: demand

Demand for Guns Overwhelming FBI Background Check System
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Demand for Guns Overwhelming FBI Background Check System

The current demand for guns in America is so great that the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Checks System (NICS) is giving a higher number of delays and, in many cases, allowing the sale to be completed because time for the check expires. A NICS check is designed to take only minutes, ideally being “instant.”…

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Senate Dems Demand William Barr Recuse from ‘Trump Ukraine Matters’
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Senate Dems Demand William Barr Recuse from ‘Trump Ukraine Matters’

Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats on Friday called for Attorney General William Barr to recuse himself from “Trump Ukraine matters” as an impeachment inquiry into the president continues. In a letter to Barr, the panel’s ten Democrats accused the attorney general of having an “appearance of a conflict of interest” and urged him to recuse himself from all…

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Uber and Lyft drivers demand better pay, workplace protections and driver-led unions
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Uber and Lyft drivers demand better pay, workplace protections and driver-led unions

As Assembly Bill 5 makes its way through the California state legislature, Uber and Lyft drivers are voicing their demands for better pay, basic workplace protections and the right to organize through unions. Tomorrow, Lyft and Uber drivers will convene outside Uber’s San Francisco headquarters to make their voices heard. As established in Dynamex Operations…

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