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GUN LAWS AND TERRORISM: AN AMERICAN NIGHTMARE
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gun laws, gun violence, government, freedoms, ethics, law, news, rights, safety, politics, society, world, humans, crime, death, family, children, sadness )

Carrie
- 43 days ago - newyorker.com
We have seen the pattern with guns play out repeatedly ~ three times in the past year with shooters who appear to have been influenced by ISIS or Al Qaeda, the casualty toll rising each time.
Texas Academics Told to Avoid 'Sensitive Topics' to Prevent Angering Gun-Toting Students
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Texas, guns and more guns, gun laws, gun violence, education, ethics, freedoms, violence, safety, law, rights, society, politics, government, interesting )

Carrie
- 153 days ago - rawstory.com
The faculty senate at the University of Houston prepared a slideshow for recent faculty forums warning that academics may want to 'be careful discussing sensitive topics' drop certain topics from your curriculum; not 'go there' if you sense anger...
Six Americans Have Been Shot By Their Dogs
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Americans, guns, gun violence, gun laws, dogs, society, safety, rights, ethics, freedoms, family, culture, abuse, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 273 days ago - alternet.org
The ubiquity of guns in America summed up perfectly in one depressing statistic. At least six Americans over the past five years have been "shot" by their dog. While generally rare, these accidents are relatively frequent compared to other countries.
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
- 366 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
- 368 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
- 486 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."
Texas 5-Year-Old Shoots Himself in the Face With a Shotgun During Unsupervised Hunting Trip (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, children, ethics, freedoms, gun safety, gun laws, society, sadness, news, violence, humans, law )

Carrie
- 688 days ago - rawstory.com
A 5-year-old boy in Texas is in critical condition after he reportedly shot himself in the face with a shotgun while hunting with his 11-year-old brother.
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
- 708 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...
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
- 724 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...
More Restaurants Take a Stand Against Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: gun laws, restaurants, activists, Americans, good news, society, safety, violence, law, crime, culture, family )

Carrie
- 763 days ago - inc.com
The number of restaurants adopting a no-guns policy is on the rise following Mexican grill Chipotle's recent request that patrons not carry guns when dining.
Women Under the Gun ~ How Gun Violence Affects Women and 4 Policy Solutions to Better Protect Them
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, women, violence, gun laws, government, politics, abuse, safety, society, death )

Carrie
- 765 days ago - americanprogress.org
Violence against women looks very different than violence against men. Weak gun laws at the federal and state levels leave far too many women facing a fatal end to domestic abuse.
The Same Type Of Gun Was Used In The Navy Yard Shooting, Sandy Hook, And The Aurora Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, NRA, crime, gun control, gun laws, sadness, ethics, death, murder, government, politics, humans, safety, society, law, violence, news )

Carrie
- 1044 days ago - buzzfeed.com
This is an AR-15-style semi-automatic assault weapon. Currently there are no federal restrictions on owning one. Since 2012, the AR-15-style assault rifle has been involved in seven different large-scale shootings.
White Supremacist Felon Caught With 18 Guns, 45,000 Bullets And A List Of Black & Jewish Leaders
Society & Culture  (tags: Gun laws, violence, safety, ethics, society, news, government, politics, police )

Carrie
- 1060 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Federal agents were tracking Ohio resident Richard Schmidt's imports of counterfeit sports jerseys when they stumbled upon his arsenal of 18 guns, more than 40,000 rounds of ammunition, and bulletproof body armor.
Steve Sanetti & the NSSF: Support Comprehensive Background Checks - Please Sign
Society & Culture  (tags: NSSF, Newtown, background checks, gun laws, gun lobby, violence, society, crime, culture )

Angelika
- 1192 days ago - signon.org
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, located in Newtown, CT, is the number-two gun lobby in the U.S. Even after the devastating loss of innocent life right in their own town, this organization refuses to support federal universal background checks.
 

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