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How Gun Control Works in America, Compared With 4 Other Rich Countries
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, guns, violence, firearms, gun control, USA )

Robert
- 199 days ago - vox.com
After Wednesday's mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, Americans are once again left wondering why these events seem to occur much more often in the US than other developed nations.
New Study Ranks 50 States By Gun Sense And Gun Deaths ~ Gun Extremists Arrive in 5-4-3-2-1
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, society, Gun Violence, Gun Laws, Gun Control, crime, death, ethics, culture, news, government, safety, politics, interesting, abuse, violence, sadness, law )

Carrie
- 332 days ago - dailykos.com
States with weak gun violence prevention laws and higher rates of gun ownership have the highest overall gun death rates in the nation, according to a Violence Policy Center (VPC) analysis of new data from the Centers for Disease Control & PreventionâEUR(TM)s
There Have Been 204 Mass Shootings ~ and 204 Days ~ in 2015 So Far ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Guns, Gun Control, Gun Laws, Gun Safety, society, culture, death, ethics, rights, freedoms, government, politics, humans, crime, murder, safety, violence, law, abuse )

Carrie
- 334 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The headlines all start to sound the same after awhile. Seven people shot inside Louisville nightclub. Four men shot in Suffolk early Sunday morning. Two dead, two hospitalized in Brice Street shooting.
CrimAdvisor: Plan Your Perfect Getaway ~ VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, violence, safety, gun laws, gun control, society, ethics, culture, government, freedoms, crime, death, politics, news, interesting, murder, law, media )

Carrie
- 452 days ago - youtu.be
I recently watched Brady's CrimAdvisor video and it is one of the best videos about the gun issue. As I wrote for the Huffington Post, it is a "remarkably original video" that "sets a new standard for the gun debate on both sides."
Guns Are Surprisingly Easy to Come By for at-Risk Teens: Study
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, children, mental illness, suicide, gun control, gun violence, family, ethics, society, death, culture, safety, sadness, violence, murder, abuse, crime )

Carrie
- 537 days ago - rawstory.com
U.S. teens report easy access to firearms, even when they have mental health problems that put them at an increased risk of suicide, according to a new study. Overall, 41 percent of teens who reported being in a home with a firearm had easy access to it.
Fight on Guns Is Being Taken to State Ballots
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, activists, gun control, children, family, ethics, freedoms, safety, society, rights, government, humans, violence, news, crime, politics )

Carrie
- 537 days ago - nytimes.com
The gun control movement, blocked in Congress and facing mounting losses in federal elections, is tweaking its name, refining its goals and using the same-sex marriage movement as a model to take the fight to voters on the state level.
You Wouldn't Think We'd Need So Many Reminders to Keep Guns Away From Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Americans, children, gun safety, gun control, NRA, politics, society, culture, family, ethics, law, government, crime, death, sadness )

Carrie
- 539 days ago - rawstory.com
Cases involving young children and firearms are shocking but not altogether uncommon in the U.S. Each year, dozens of children are killed in unintentional shootings; others pull the trigger, accidentally injuring and killing parents, siblings and friends.
Delaware 2-Year-Old Shoots Himself in the Head While Home Alone With Mother (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gun control, gun safety, children, family, ethics, society, law, news, sadness, violence, government, freedoms )

Carrie
- 632 days ago - rawstory.com
A 2-year-old boy in Delaware was in critical condition on Tuesday after police said that he got a hold of a gun, and shot himself in the head.
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
- 674 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
- 682 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
- 688 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
- 690 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
- 744 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
- 745 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
- 753 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
 

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