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Facebook to Crack Down on Illegal Gun Sales
Society & Culture  (tags: Facebook, guns, laws, ethics, safety, society, crime, abuse, news, internet )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - bits.blogs.nytimes.com
In an effort to curb illicit activity, Facebook introduced Wednesday a series of educational and enforcement efforts for sellers of guns. It will delete posts that seek to circumvent gun laws.
EXCLUSIVE: Buying a Gun on Facebook Takes 15 Minutes
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, facebook, violence, society, crime, ethics, law, media, safety )

Carrie
- 46 days ago - venturebeat.com
A VentureBeat investigation has uncovered dozens of pages on FB where guns are for sale, including semi-automatic weapons, handguns, and silencers. While the transactions don't actually happen on FB, the social network is a remarkably easy way to find...
TELL WALMART: STOP SELLING GUNS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN! ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Walmart, crickett firearms, children, danger, safety, guns, gun violence, ethics, family, society, violence )

Carrie
- 67 days ago - csgv.org
Walmart, the American multinational retail giant, currently sells1 Crickett Firearms, a line of rifles that are marketed to very young children under the tagline "My First Rifle."2 These weapons often look like toys, coming in colors like pink and orange.
At Least 194 Children Have Been Shot to Death Since Newtown
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, Guns )

Kit
- 76 days ago - motherjones.com
The NRA says arming more adults will protect kids--but most are killed at home, our investigation shows, often with unsecured guns.
Chicago 14-Year-Old Shoots Himself With Gun Dad Gave Him for Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: Guns, gun control, children, abuse, Americans, safety, sadness, news, media, crime, society )

Carrie
- 76 days ago - rawstory.com
A Chicago father has been charged after his son accidentally shot himself with a gun that he was given as a Christmas present. Jason Leavitt, the 14-year-old boy shot himself in the leg on Jan. 6. However, police did not reveal the shooting to the...
Shooting at Columbia, Md., Mall Leaves Several Dead
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, crime, culture, education, family, GUNS, law, media, murder, news, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 79 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
A shooting at a mall in Maryland on Saturday ended in the deaths of at least three people, including the suspected shooter, Howard County police said.***This is a developing story and facts may change.
Florida Man Claims Self-Defense After Hopping A Fence To Shoot, Kill 21-Year-Old In A Hoodie
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, culture, death, dishonesty, education, freedoms, Guns, government, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 83 days ago - thinkprogress.org
On Thursday, an Orlando man shot and killed a 21-year-old who was fleeing his yard. He didn't appear to be stealing anything, according to witness accounts.
Statement Released By Shooting Suspect's Family
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, news, sadness, guns, gun control, society, violence, law, family )

Carrie
- 89 days ago - krqe.com
We love our young son and grandson dearly as does everyone in his extended family. His whole family is heart broken as are many others in our tight-knit community in Roswell. This is a community that takes care of each other and loves each other.
12-Year-Old Planned Roswell Shooting (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Roswell NM, guns, gun control, children, violence, crime, safety, society, police )

Carrie
- 89 days ago - krqe.com
Police now say the believe the suspect in the Berrendo Middle School shooting planned the attack.
Student Opened Fire in Roswell School Gym
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, gun control, children, crime, society, ethics, family, freedoms, safety, violence, rights, sadness, politics )

Carrie
- 90 days ago - krqe.com
The city of Roswell has become the scene of the nation's latest school shooting. Two students are injured, a suspect is in custody and the entire town in shock. The call came in just after 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Cheap Manhood Sale Held in Texas Mall Parking Lot
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Dallas Texas, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in Amer, guns, ethics, family, society, rights, freedoms, abuse, safety, sadness )

Carrie
- 154 days ago - rawstory.com
Forty armed Texans versus four moms? It looks like some Texans have learned well the lessons of the Alamo.
Does America Have Enough 'Good Guys' to Go With All of Its Guns?
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, good guys, guns, NRA, society, culture, ethics, crime, death, dishonesty, law, safety )

Carrie
- 200 days ago - theatlanticwire.com
"The whole country... knows the problem was there weren't enough good guys with guns," NRA honcho Wayne LaPierre said in the aftermath of the Navy Yard shooting in Washington, D.C. It's a a favorite trope of the gun advocate.
Missouri House Speaker's Aide Leaves Chambered Gun in Capitol Bathroom (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, guns, gun control, society, safety, ethics, politics, government, law )

Carrie
- 202 days ago - rawstory.com
Lisa Bondurant, a secretary for Jones, contacted police to inform them that legislative assistant Dave Evans had returned to the restroom to retrieve his firearm and discovered that it was missing.
Fox News' Hasselbeck: Navy Yard Shooting Shows Need for Video Game Registry, Not Gun Control (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Elizabeth Hasselbeck, FOX, guns, gun control, video games, media, ethics, crime, death, dishonesty, news, safety, violence, politics )

Carrie
- 209 days ago - rawstory.com
New Fox & Friends host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Tuesday suggested that "the left" was trying to make Monday's mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard about "gun control," when what the country really needed was a registry to track video game purchases.
NRA Received $1M From Manufacturer of Weapon Used in Newtown Massacre
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, Freedom Group, guns, dishonesty, lies, Newtown, ethics, crime, society, violence, safety, news, murder, death, corruption, usa )

Carrie
- 210 days ago - rawstory.com
A new report released by the Violence Policy Center entitled Blood Money II: How Gun Industry Dollars Fund the NRA (pdf) disproves the NRA's claim that it receives no money from the gun industry.
 

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