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"'There are absolutely no policy implications to these rescission,' said Elizabeth Hill, a spokeswoman for Secretary Betsy DeVos. 'Students with disabilities and their advocates will see no impact on services provided.'” President Trump signed an executive order on January 30, 2017 to limit the number and cost of federal regulations. 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After the first ever school shooting in 1996 in Dunblane where 16 students and a teacher were killedhandguns were banned by another amendment to the Firearms Act in 1997. The U.K. has one of the lowest rates of gun homicide in the world with two gun deaths per million residents in 2010 (including suicides; the U.S. had 102 per million residents), and only one mass shooting since the 1996 handgun ban. Mass shootings occur more than once per day on average in the United States. 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The latest bomb tested in September 2017 was described by North Korea as a "hydrogen bomb capable of being placed on a ballistic missile."  Experts estimate the size of the bomb in the latest test to be closer to 250 kilotons, which is "17 times more powerful than the bomb that flattened Hiroshima."   [post_title] => North Korea Tests "Hydrogen Bomb Capable Of Being Placed On A Ballistic Missile" With Force 17 Times The Bomb Used In Hiroshima [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => north-korea-tests-hydrogen-bomb-capable-placed-ballistic-missile-force-17-times-bomb-used-hiroshima [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-09-16 19:10:18 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-09-16 19:10:18 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2354 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [4] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2553 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2018-03-24 10:55:00 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-03-24 10:55:00 [post_content] => On Friday March 23, 2018 the White House announced a new military policy that "flatly states that 'transgender persons who require or have undergone gender transition are disqualified from military service.'" "According to a Pentagon memo about the policy [issued in February of 2018], exceptions to the ban include people who have been 'stable for 36 consecutive months in their biological sex prior to accession,' servicemembers who 'do not require a change of gender' and troops who started serving under the Obama administration's policy prior to the new memo." The memo also states "the Department of Defense concludes that there are substantial risks associated with allowing the accession and retention of individuals with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria and require, or have already undertaken, a course of treatment to change their gender." On Monday October 20, 2017 a Federal Judge blocked President Trump’s previous ban of transgender troops from entering and serving in the U.S. Military and a ban of using federal funds for gender reassignment treatments or procedures, as it did not "appear to be supported by any facts." [post_title] => Trump Administration Announces New Plan To Ban Most Transgender Troops From Serving In Military [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => trump-administration-announces-new-plan-ban-transgender-troops-serving-military [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2018-03-24 10:55:00 [post_modified_gmt] => 2018-03-24 10:55:00 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2553 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2609 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2018-06-24 17:44:15 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-06-24 17:44:15 [post_content] => According to Gallup, "President Donald Trump's job approval rating averaged 39.1% during his fifth quarter in office, from late January through late April. His fifth-quarter ratings are modestly improved from the prior two quarters when his job approval was under 37%. " "Throughout his five quarters in office, the deficit between Trump and the nine elected presidents before him has averaged 24 points." [caption id="attachment_2610" align="aligncenter" width="720"] SOURCE: Gallup (See Below Citations)[/caption] President Trump had the lowest 1-year approval rating of any President since polling began in 1945. 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Malone, Scott, and Ginger Gibson. "Women Lead Unprecedented Worldwide Mass Protests against Trump." Reuters. Thomson Reuters, 22 Jan. 2017. Web. 22 Jan. 2017.
[post_title] => One Day After President Trump's Inauguration, Anti-Trump Protest Marches Held Around The World [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => one-day-inauguration-trump-protest-marches-held-around-world [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-06-18 16:38:43 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-06-18 16:38:43 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprisin.wpengine.com/?p=1040 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [7] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2379 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-09-26 05:07:21 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-09-26 05:07:21 [post_content] => Jared Kushner's lawyer confirmed publicly that he used a private email account, noting in a statement that "fewer than a hundred emails from January through August were either sent to or returned by Mr. Kushner to colleagues in the White House from his personal email account" and all non-personal emails were forwarded to Kushner's official White House email account. Use of a private email server, as long as emails do not contain classified information, is acceptable under the Presidential Records Act as long as these emails are forwarded to an official White House email account to be preserved for the public record, for oversight, and for any possible investigations of government activity.  It is unclear if emails were actually forwarded to a government account. Senior White House staff members were using private email servers managed through the Republican National Committee (The official political organization of the Republican Party) at rnchq.org for at least several days during the beginning of the Trump Administration. [post_title] => Jared Kushner's Lawyer Confirms Use Of Private Email Server, But Use Appears To Be Acceptable [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => jared-kushners-lawyer-confirms-use-private-email-server-use-appears-acceptable [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2017-09-26 05:07:21 [post_modified_gmt] => 2017-09-26 05:07:21 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => http://factualuprising.com/?p=2379 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [8] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 1598 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2017-02-27 01:19:02 [post_date_gmt] => 2017-02-27 01:19:02 [post_content] => In a rally in Melbourne, FL on February 18, Trump referenced spikes in crime in Europe because of immigration, specifically something that occurred "last night in Sweden".  He said:

We've got to keep our country safe. You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this. Sweden. They took in large numbers. They're having problems like they never thought possible.

Trump was referring to an interview of Ami Horowitz by Tucker Carlson on Fox News.     Horowitz claimed that "absolute surge in gun violence and rape in Sweden once it began its open-door policy" and that violence has been spreading.  He also noted:

"Between 2012 and 2016 the murder rate [in Sweden] is up almost 70 percent," Horowitz told "Tucker Carlson Tonight," citing the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention. "Rape between 2007 and 2015 is up a similar number, almost 70 percent. These are their statistics, not my statistics."

A Swedish crime survey from 2016 notes:

In 2015, 1.7 per cent of persons stated that they had been exposed to a sexual offence. This is an increase as compared with 2014, when 1.0 per cent stated that they had been exposed. Sexual offences remained at a relatively stable level for the period 2005-2012 with approximately 1 per cent exposure, and an increase occurred thereafter.

Technically an increase from 1.0% to 1.7% is a 70% increase. "Official crime statistics from Sweden actually show that the crime rate has remained steady since 2005."  Sweden does not record the ethnicitiy, race, or religion of those committing crimes, so it is difficult to connect immigrants to crimes. While sexual assault numbers increased starting in 2013, the Washington Post notes why:

While the rate of rape has remained steady in Sweden over the past decade, changes to the legal definition of sexual assault in 2005 and 2013 resulted in increases in reported sexual assault — because more acts now fall within the legal definition and are therefore officially counted.

In addition to crime levels remaining steady, crime levels are also in general low.  For example, Sweden had 87 murders in 2014, which was 0.9 per 100,000 people.  In comparision, the United States had 12,253 murders in 2013, which was 3.9 per 100,000 people.  New York City alone had 348 murders in 2015, which was 4 per 100,000 people. "In response to a record number of asylum applications in 2015, the Swedish government introduced temporary border controls, identity checks and new policies to encourage people to seek refuge in other countries".  Asylum applications reached 163,000 in 2015, but were only 29,000 in 2016. No reports document anything of any significance happening "last night in Sweden".      
Trump, Donald J. "President Trump Holds Rally in Melbourne, Florida." C-SPAN.org. N.p., 18 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
"Ami Horowitz Defends Sweden Refugee Claims from Backlash over Trump Remark." Fox News. FOX News Network, 21 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Swedish Crime Survey 2016 (2017): n. pag. Bra. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Eck, Kristine, and Christopher J. Fariss. "Analysis | No, Sweden Isn't Hiding an Immigrant Crime Problem. This Is the Real Story." The Washington Post. WP Company, 24 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
"List of Countries by Intentional Homicide Rate." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Hill, Michael. "Rate of Homicides Greater in Newark Than New York City | Video." NJTV News. N.p., 06 Jan. 2016. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Graves, Allison. "Trump's Claim of Attack in Sweden Lacks Proof." @politifact. Tampa Bay Times, 19 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
Valverde, Miriam. "Facts on Sweden, Immigration and Crime." PolitiFact. Tampa Bay Times, 20 Feb. 2017. Web. 26 Feb. 2017.
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Domonoske, Camila, and Greg Myre. "What We Know About Reality Winner, Government Contractor Accused Of NSA Leak." NPR. NPR, 06 June 2017. Web. 10 June 2017.
Tanfani, Joseph. "In First Leak Case of Trump Administration, 25-year-old Georgia Woman Is Arrested by FBI." Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 5 June 2017. Web. 10 June 2017.
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The U.K. Banned Semi-Automatic And Automatic Weapons In 1988 After The First Mass Shooting, And Banned Handguns In 1997 After The First School Shooting; Only One Mass Shooting In The U.K. Since 1996 And No More School Shootings

After the first ever mass shooting in the United Kingdom in 1987 in Hungerford where a man used two semi-automatic rifles and a handgun to kill 16 people and wound 15 others, the U.K. Parliament amended the Firearms Act in 1988 to [...]

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