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Victims of Gun Violence

Jason Cherkis

Family's Grief After Gun Tragedy 'Doesn't Get Easy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One year after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., left 26 dead and a nation in shock, the anniversary was marked w...

Taxpayers Shoulder Most Of The Cost Of Caring For Gun Violence Victims

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.13.2013 | Business

Taxpayers are spending hundreds of millions of dollars each year to care for the victims of gun violence, according to a report from the Urban Institu...

WATCH: Williamson Doubles Down On Gabby Giffords Comments

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.02.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Gun control opponents claim that President Barack Obama “exploited the grief” of the Newtown families by “using them as props to make a politica...

The Rise of Gun Violence in America

Catherine Okafor | Posted 04.09.2013 | College
Catherine Okafor

It has been about five years since I lost my little cousin to gun violence in Richmond. The summer of 2008 was the last time that I saw and talked with him. I never knew that moment was going to be the last time that we would share laughs and recount some of our fondest childhood memories.