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US Gun Violence

Gun Laws Blamed For Chicago's Weekend Shooting Surge

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

After a violent holiday weekend during which 11 people were killed and more than 60 others were wounded in shootings -- two of the deaths and five of ...

More Guns + Weaker Gun Laws = Higher Rates Of Gun Deaths

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

States with weak gun-control laws and higher rates of gun ownership tend to have higher rates of gun deaths, while states with stronger policies and f...

Sam Stein

Guns Killed At Least 80 People The Week Prior To Elliot Rodger's Rampage | Sam Stein | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON --The Memorial Day weekend saw a community eviscerated by gun violence that left several dead and many more injured. But it wasn't UC S...

Shooting It All in Las Vegas

Michael Winship | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Solving gun violence should be a primary goal of law enforcement but government departments remain hamstringed by budget cuts and hiring freezes, not to mention the relentless bigfooting of the NRA, firearms manufacturers and the rest of the gun lobby.

I'm Not An American, But I Still Care About Gun Control

Phoebe Dodds | Posted 07.29.2013 | Teen
Phoebe Dodds

Yes, it's true that I don't live there, and I'm not American, so why should I care? However, I think this outsider's viewpoint is important.

How Suspicion of 'Big Government' Fosters US Gun Violence

Mugambi Jouet | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Mugambi Jouet

Many among the staunchest supporters of gun rights believe that armed patriots might have to rise up against the federal government in the future -- not tomorrow, maybe not a decade, but someday.

Jason Cherkis

More Than 100 Die In U.S. Gun Violence Since Sandy Hook | Jason Cherkis | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The night after Sandy Hook, a gunman pulled behind a car in Kansas City's east side and opened fire, striking 4-year-old Aydan Perea in ...

Janell Ross

As Newtown Shooting Grabs Headlines, 'Slow Drip' Of Gun Violence Continues | Janell Ross | Posted 12.18.2012 | Crime

Friday night was supposed to be a celebration, a moment of young man levity after a nine-month stretch in which Avon Ball Jr. had worked to turn his l...