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Stop Selling Guns to Domestic Violence Offenders --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, abuse, ethics, NRA, domestic violence, law reform, guns, politics, rights, safety )

Lynn
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
Criminals who are found guilty of domestic violence and stalking are discovering loopholes in gun laws across the country ... them to obtain guns. ...lawmakers are skirting around the issue. The [NRA] is continually ... blocking any attempt at reform.
Target: Create Gun Sense Policies in Your Stores ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, guns, Target, family, children, violence, Everytown For Gun Safety )

Nancy
- 44 days ago - act.everytown.org
Target, which boasts on its website that between 80% and 90% of its customers are women, has no restrictions on customers carrying guns in its stores.
Tell Your Senators to Help Save Women's Lives ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, domestic violence, death, guns, society, sadness, safety, violence, murder )

Carrie
- 60 days ago - act.everytown.org
After the shooting near Santa Barbara, another community has been shattered by the gun of a sick man targeting women. Women are the target of far too many shootings in America. In fact, the majority of mass shootings in this country are domestic violence.
Mother's Day at the End of the World -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, guns, politics, police, religion, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 76 days ago - truth-out.org
Feed the phrase "toddler shot" into a Google search, and you'll get more than 80 million results.
15 Years After Columbine, How "Never Again" Became "Oh, Well"
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, violence, guns )

Dave
- 92 days ago - motherjones.com
the headline says enough, read the article.....sorry to those of you who live in more civilized countries since the article is really US focused
The State of Georgia Bring Your Guns Everywhere Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: Guns Everywhere Bill, Georgia, Wild West, guns, Gov. Nathan Deal )

Dandelion
- 94 days ago - gpb.org
Allows firearms in churches, bars, government buildings. The bill also bars sheriffs from asking someone with a gun if he or she has a license. Bill waives criminal prosecution of felons using illegal firearms in the commission of a crime of self-defense.
How Chicago Became 'Chiraq'
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, Chicago, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, freedoms, GUNS, government, law, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 96 days ago - thedailybeast.com
This Easter weekend, 45 people were shot in the city that's come to be known as 'Chiraq.' And until Obama can get the guns off the streets of his hometown, the bloodshed won't stop.
Facebook to Crack Down on Illegal Gun Sales
Society & Culture  (tags: Facebook, guns, laws, ethics, safety, society, crime, abuse, news, internet )

Carrie
- 143 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
- 149 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
- 170 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
- 179 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
- 179 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
- 182 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
- 186 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
- 192 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.
 

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