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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
- 93 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...
America Is Fine With Mass Shootings As Long as They Are Not Perpetrated By Muslims
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslims, gun shooting, American Dream, easy access to guns, gun violence, Syed Farook, gun lobby, mass shootings )

Dandelion
- 175 days ago - thenation.com
Up until the very moment he opened fire Syed Farook was what the gun lobby lionizes as a good guy with a gun. He had held a stable middle class job quiet married a baby living the American Dream. Gun violence America knows all to well. Easy access to guns
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
- 213 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
- 305 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
Conservatives Mourn Murdered Theater Goers By Bashing Liberals
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, conservatives, liberals, gun violence, murder, crime, ethics, safety, society, rights, politics, government, abuse, John Russell Houser, news, interesting, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 307 days ago - samuel-warde.com
Very shortly following the shooting in Lafayette Louisiana, Republicans went into overdrive to defend guns and gun violence by, what else, calling out Liberals in the only way they know how ~ by getting it wrong and looking like idiots.
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
- 510 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.
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
- 647 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...
"Your Dead Kids Don't Trump My Constitutional Rights"
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, death, children, crime, gun violence, society, rights, government, ethics, family, law, safety )

Carrie
- 730 days ago - dailykos.com
Conservative sensitivity at its finest, courtesy of Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher. Speaking in a time of great tragedy, Wurzelbacher's only response to a grieving father discussing his son's right to live is the right of Americans to be armed to..
Send Love To Fort Hood ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Fort Hood, violence, condolences, family, culture, gun violence )

Nancy
- 782 days ago - action.sandyhookpromise.org
Send Your Love to the Families, Friends and Colleagues of Those Killed and Injured at Fort Hood
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
- 841 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.
There Will Be Another Mass Shooting. This Is What the Data Tell Us About It
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, mass shootings, gun control, gun violence, society, safety, sadness, death, murder, government, abuse, politics )

Carrie
- 984 days ago - theatlanticwire.com
The next mass shooting will take place on February 12, 2014, in Spokane, Washington. It will be committed by an emotionally disturbed, 38 year-old white man who will kill seven people and wound six more at a place he used to work using a semi-automatic...
Father Tells 6-Year-Old With 3 Years of Gun Training to Lie After Shooting Sister in Face (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, gun violence, gun control, lies, violence, family, children, law, ethics, society, corruption, crime, safety, news )

Carrie
- 984 days ago - rawstory.com
In late August, WKBT reported that Jackson County Sheriff's deputies were called to a home in the Town of Alma, where the 4-year-old girl had been struck in the side of the head with a shotgun blast.
Aaron Alexis Identified As Alleged Navy Yard Shooter
Society & Culture  (tags: Washington D.C. Navy yard shooting, gun violence, mass shooting, Aaron Alexis, death, crime, violence, society, sadness, news )

Carrie
- 985 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Alexis, 34, originally of Fort Worth, Texas, recently began working at the Navy yard as a civilian contractor, the station reported.
Obama: 'We Are Confronting Yet Another Mass Shooting' [Video]
Society & Culture  (tags: Obama, Americans, gun violence, Washington D.C., Navy yard, death, society, safety, sadness, ethics, crime, news )

Carrie
- 985 days ago - nationalmemo.com
"These are men and women who were going to work, doing their job protecting all of us. They're patriots," Obama continued. "And they know the dangers of serving abroad, but today they faced the unimaginable violence that they wouldn't have expected here..
How Much Do You Know About Gun Violence and the NRA? Take the QUIZ
Society & Culture  (tags: Gun violence, death, murder, quiz, test your knowledge )

Angelika
- 1192 days ago - weareultraviolet.org
President Obama has a big plan to deal with gun violence, including universal background checks. But the NRA is already mobilizing against him. How much do you know about the gun violence in the U.S. and the NRA agenda? Take this short quiz to find out
 

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