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Groceries, Not Guns: Send Kroger a Message ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: gun violence, gun laws, gun control, families, children, safety, ethics, rights, society, violence, women )

Carrie
- 13 days ago - act.everytown.org
Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the country, has policies that allow customers to openly carry guns in its stores -- where moms and their kids shop every day. Please keep your employees, customers, and their families safe from the threat of gun...
A Primer for the Children of Gun Nuts Who'Ll Be Lucky to See Their Tenth Birthday
Society & Culture  (tags: gun control, children, Americans, violence, death, family, ethics, law, society, safety, abuse )

Carrie
- 22 days ago - rawstory.com
As a prologue to the kids, [HI KIDS!] I'd like point out that -- no matter what mommy and daddy say - over 10,000 kids are shot each year in the United States and having a gun in the home makes you less, not more safe.
Illinois Man 'Showing Off' Shotgun to Friends Fatally Shoots Self in Head to Prove It Is Empty (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: gun control, Americans, abuse, ethics, humans, death, safety, sadness, society, violence )

Carrie
- 28 days ago - rawstory.com
An Illinois man died over the weekend after he shot himself while trying to prove to his friends that his shotgun was empty by pointing it as his head and pulling the trigger.
Texas Firearms Instructor Makes 'Classic Mistake' of Shooting Himself While Teaching Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: gun laws, gun control, firearms instructor, Texas, safety, violence, family, ethics, society, interesting, news )

Carrie
- 29 days ago - rawstory.com
A firearms instructor with the Hewitt Police Department is home recuperating after shooting himself while teaching his family how to properly clear a pistol. Sergeant Heath Vanek will require at least two months to recover from the surgery to repair...
It's Time to Think Big or Shut Up on Gun Control
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gun control, politics, NRA, 2nd Amendment, death, crime, government, society, ethics, crime )

Carrie
- 83 days ago - thedailybeast.com
It's either time we try a different approach or shut up. I'm not being rude, just being honest. Simply repeating the same arguments and hoping for a different result is a waste of time.
Join the 'Not One More' Campaign to End Gun Violence ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, government, congress, gun control, gun safety, gun deaths, death, crime, humans, society, sadness )

Carrie
- 85 days ago - activism.thenation.com
After his son was killed in the shootings in Santa Barbara in late May, Richard Martinez shared a powerful message:" 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...
Gun-Rights Group Organizing Delegates to Open Carry Assault Rifles at Texas GOP Convention (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: gun control, Open Carry Texas, ethics, society, law, safety, violence, rights, news )

Carrie
- 92 days ago - rawstory.com
A controversial Texas gun group has called on activists make the Texas Republican Party convention the next front in their battle for the right to openly carry assault-style rifles as many places as possible
Want to Reduce Horrible Gun Crimes? Reduce Inequality.
Society & Culture  (tags: gun control, society, Society and Culture, news, ethics, freedoms, government, culture )

Cal
- 95 days ago - theweek.com
Yes, Elliot Rodger was privileged. But many perpetrators of gun crimes aren't.
The NRA's Worst Nightmare Is America's Moms
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA, American moms, gun control, children, violence, safety, society, children, ethics, crime, activists, law, murder, family, freedoms, rights )

Carrie
- 130 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Can a group of passionate mothers defeat the nation's largest pro-gun institution and persuade elected officials to enact laws that will reduce gun violence and save lives? It's too early to tell, but this weekend the two groups will come face to face.
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
- 217 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...
Statement Released By Shooting Suspect's Family
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, news, sadness, guns, gun control, society, violence, law, family )

Carrie
- 229 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
- 229 days ago - krqe.com
Police now say the believe the suspect in the Berrendo Middle School shooting planned the attack.
POLICE: NM SCHOOL SHOOTER IS 12-YEAR-OLD BOY (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Roswell NM, school shooting, gun control, children, crime, violence, safety, ethics, family, society, americans )

Carrie
- 229 days ago - cbsnews.com
The Albuquerque Journal said the boy was taken to a psychiatric hospital after a briefing hearing Tuesday afternoon, but Kassetas would say only that the boy was in state police custody. Albuquerque lawyer Robert Gorence said he was representing the...
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
- 230 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.
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
- 342 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.
 

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