Global National: June 23, 2022 | US Supreme Court expands gun rights, strikes down NY firearm law
In a controversial ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has struck down a New York state law that limits who can carry concealed weapons. Jackson Proskow explains the ruling, what gun control advocates fear could happen next, and the broader implications across that country amid a reckoning over gun violence.
In Canada, the opposition is demanding answers over allegations the federal Liberals and the RCMP interfered in the investigation into the 2020 Nova Scotia massacre to help advance gun control laws. Abigail Bimman looks at how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is now responding to the accusations and the timeline of the Liberals’ gun control legislation.
In a first for a leader of Canada, Trudeau also visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the final resting place for hundreds of thousands who died in the Rwandan Genocide. David Akin explains what Trudeau is trying to signify, and the new commitments he just made to Africa.
European Union leaders have unanimously voted to approve Ukraine’s candidacy to become a member of the bloc. Redmond Shannon explains what challenges are still ahead for Ukraine, and how Russia’s invasion factors in.
With active landmines, artillery shells, and other explosives scattered across Ukraine, volunteers are sweeping through vast areas of the war-torn country, finding and safely removing unexploded ordinance. Jeff Semple has an up-close look at their daunting and dangerous task, and how Canada is pitching in.
In Kansas, a dog named Dexter has become famous for his dogged determination to get back home. Mike Drolet explains how the clever canine boldly broke out of a pet hotel, and how Dexter’s owners, who were on vacation, learned of his great escape.
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