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A Year of Reckoning Police Fatally Shoot Nearly 1,000 People
Society & Culture  (tags: police, fatal shooting, white cops on black citizens, mental illness, suicidal, did not halt, weapons )

Dandelion
- 718 days ago - washingtonpost.com
White police officers killing unarmed black men represent less than 4 % of fatal police shootings. Majority of people who died at the hands of the police fit at least one of three categories: wielding weapons, were suicidal or mentally troubled, or ran.
Sydney Terror Raid: Two Men Arrested, Hunting Knife and Flat Seized
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, Sydney, terrorism, arrested, weapons, Islam, violence )

Hilary
- 1039 days ago - dailytelegraph.com.au
The two men arrested in terror raids yesterday had been living in a small granny flat at the back of a share house in Fairfield, where neighbours today spoke of their disbelief. Their plans were imminent publicly to behead a random Sydneysider.
Don't Allow Concealed Weapons on College Campus. PLEASE SIGN !!!
Society & Culture  (tags: weapons, school children, school shooting, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 1156 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States has seen more than a handful of shootings in schools; these events shouldn't be repeated on college campuses. Demand Governor Gary Herbert abolish this law immediately, as it places people in harm's way.
VIDEO: Jon Stewart Says U.S. Is 'the Oprah of Middle East Weapons Systems'
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Jon Stewart, US, ethics, weapons, Middle East, sadness, world, politics, abuse, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1236 days ago - alternet.org
In last night's "Automatics for the People" segment, Jon Stewart pointed out that we currently provide billions in military aid to the neighboring countries of Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Israel.
Lauren Tannehill, Wife of Dolphins Quarterback, Leaves Rifle in Rental Car, Deputies Say (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Lynn Tannehill, society, ethics, weapons, danger, news, police, law, freedoms, safety )

Carrie
- 1430 days ago - touch.sun-sentinel.com
New York mom vacationing in South Florida was expecting a healthy dose of sun, surf and fun. Imagine her surprise when her daughter unzipped a bag in their rental Nissan Rogue and found a rifle -- a big rifle. Looking just like the ones real soldiers use.
Missing: $102 Billion ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: drones, weapons, civilians, human rights, ethics, US, freedoms, Pentagon, conflict, violence, death )

Nancy
- 1891 days ago - capwiz.com
Contractors regularly increase prices on weapons programs, and as for-profit businesses taxpayers end up paying for contractors' profits. The Pentagon wastes billions each year ordering too many spare parts or paying too much for items - in one instance-
Demand a Plan To End Gun Violence ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: arms trade, world, guns, weapons, politics, law, violence, government, society, crime, americans )

Nancy
- 1967 days ago - demandaplan.org
In the aftermath of the Aurora, Colorado shootings, both candidates made moving statements that echoed the sympathy we're all feeling. But words of condolence are not enough. The time has come for meaningful action.
Click. Boom. Stop Arming Human Rights Abusers. ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: arms trade, world, guns, weapons, politics, law, violence )

Nancy
- 1995 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
"I was shocked to learn that there are treaties to regulate the international trade in bananas and dinosaur bones, but no global rules for the trade in products specifically designed to kill and injure. The Arms Trade Treaty will address this glaring..."
Explosives Arrests Update
Society & Culture  (tags: society, crime, explosives, weapons, conspiracy, Animal Cruelty, abuse )

Dee
- 3009 days ago - fox23news.com
Five men are facing multiple charges after police find a large amount of explosives in a Town of Knox home.
Explosives Found In Knox - Connected To Internet Scam
Society & Culture  (tags: society, crime, police, explosives, weapons, conspiracy, Animal Cruelty, internet crimes, violence )

Dee
- 3009 days ago - fox23news.com
The details in this case are shocking. Police say they were led to a home in Knox after discovering a video showing 5 individuals blowing up a large snapping turtle with pipe bombs.
   

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