Richard Martinez, whose son was killed in the Santa Barbara shootings, said:
"Today, I'm going to ask every person I can find to send a postcard to every politician they can think of with three words on it: Not One More. People are looking for something to do. I'm asking people to stand up for something. Enough is enough."
President Obama’s commencement speech at West Point focused heavily on his administration’s vision for foreign policy going forward. MSNBC military analyst General Barry McCaffrey joins to discuss. watch
Earlier this week, a 25-year old Pakistani woman was stoned to death by members of her family as she defended her decision to marry the man she loved in court. To make matters worse, police have just confirmed that the husband previously murdered his first wife.
We rarely hear of such atrocities in the mainstream western media, but honor killings are on the rise. Over 1,000 Pakistani women were victims of honor killings in 2013 alone (and this doesn’t even factor in the undocumented killings) according to Pakistan rights group the Aurat Foundation. Pew research has shown that 83% of Pakistanis support stonings for adultery.
I sat down with Rula Jebreal to try and determine why honor killings are more of an issue than ever in 2014.
Sonali Kolhatkar and Zainab Salbi join to discuss the latest instance of a woman being “stoned” to death in many parts of the world - and the massive outpouring of criticism against this practice. watch
Michelle Obama is following in the footsteps of political First Ladies past as she takes on Congress in her fight to bring healthy food to America’s schools. Karen Finney and Robert Traynham join to discuss. watch
Transgender icon Laverne Cox graces the cover of this week’s Time Magazine, but discrimination against transgender Americans is still common throughout the country. Tiq Milan and Nancy Gibbs discuss the issue. watch