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Doctor Groups Gave $162,000 To NRA's Top Allies In Congress While Pushing Gun Reform
Critics in the medical community say it’s hypocritical to back staunchly pro-gun lawmakers and demand action on gun violence.
Congress Unveils Gun Background Check Bill On Anniversary Of Gabrielle Giffords Shooting
The Democratic-led bill would require federal background checks for nearly all firearm transactions, including private sales at gun shows or online.
For Students Of Color At Parkland, More Security Doesn’t Mean More Safety
“We don’t necessarily trust police," one student said. "We have a lot of reasons to not trust them.”
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When a child is killed in a violent act, it should be abundantly clear that we have a problem in this country
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Happy New Year! See How Gun Violence Rang In 2019.
There were several shootings around the U.S. on New Year’s Day.
2018 Was A Bad Year For The NRA, And The Worst Could Be Yet To Come
Was it just a blip, or could the National Rifle Association's power be starting to wane for good?
Lauren McCluskey Sought Help Against A Dangerous Man. She Still Died.
The University of Utah student called police repeatedly. Friends talked to college authorities. But nobody stopped her abuser.
2018 Was The Year We Turned The Tide On Ending Gun Violence
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The massacre at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas galvanized a new generation of activist students and pulled adults off the sidelines.
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You Can’t Understand The Brutal Reality Of Gun Violence Until You Hear It From Doctors
The NRA tried to push doctors out of the gun debate. They responded with raw accounts from the front lines of the crisis.
Just 10 Percent Of Americans Say Gun Violence Prevention Is Better Since Newtown
Americans strongly support measures like background checks, but they're less convinced they're politically possible.
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Sandy Hook Elementary Evacuated For Bomb Threat On Shooting Anniversary
Classes were dismissed for the day, and police conducted a search of the school.
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Strasbourg Shooting: 3 Dead, Several Injured And In Critical Condition
By Lori Hinnant, Sylvie Corbet and John Leicester, Associated Press
French authorities have detained five people, but the search for the suspected extremist continues.
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U.S. Gun Violence Claimed More Lives In 2017 Than Ever: CDC
With nearly 40,000 people killed with firearms last year, America has reached a grim new milestone.
Air Force Missed 6 Chances To Prevent Texas Mass Shooter From Buying Guns
A government report details how a convicted domestic abuser slipped through the cracks.
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The Real Reason Why American Lives Are Getting Shorter
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U.S. life expectancy has lagged relative to other economically comparable countries.
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Gun Violence Has Cut More Than 4 Years Off The Life Expectancy Of Black Americans: Study
Shootings are taking almost twice as much of a toll on the life expectancy of black Americans as on that of white Americans, a new study finds.
How Mowing Overgrown Lots Reduced Shootings In Philadelphia Neighborhoods
In a hyperpolarized political climate, researchers say cleaning blighted spaces could be an apolitical option.
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The Revivalists Urge Gun Reform With 'Shoot You Down'
The rock band takes a serious turn with a new anti-gun-violence song.
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Rep.-Elect Lucy McBath Marks 6 Years To The Date Her Son Jordan Davis Was Murdered
"Today comes just two months before I will fight for my son’s legacy in Congress - but it does not make the pain any less," the newly elected congresswoman said.
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Hospitals Are Trying To Do What Politicians Haven't: Stop Gun Violence
Not content to simply patch up injuries, hospital-based violence intervention programs around the U.S. are helping to change the lives of survivors.
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Girl Who Wrote Acclaimed Essay On Gun Violence Is Killed By Stray Bullet
"Little children are victims of senseless gun violence,” 13-year-old Sandra Parks once wrote in an award-winning essay.
Like Most Mass Shootings, The Chicago Hospital Attack Began With Domestic Violence
An officer, a doctor and a pharmacy resident were killed Monday. The circumstances were familiar.
Reports: Baltimore's Latest Shooting Victim Is 5-Year-Old Sister Of Girl Fatally Shot In July
The child was rushed to a hospital after being caught in a shootout, police said.
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Toms Donates Record $5 Million To End Gun Violence
Founder Blake Mycoskie also launched a massive postcard operation to urge politicians to pass universal background checks.
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Shooting At Chicago Hospital Leaves 4 Dead, Including Police Officer
A gunman who opened fire at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital also died after shooting two hospital employees and an officer.
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Ohio Mayor Leads Cities In Revolt Against Irresponsible Gun Companies
Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz says big cities should use their purse strings to pressure gun manufacturers into adopting responsible business practices.
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