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# gun-control - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Column: 'When it comes to guns and the country of my birth, I despair'
# Las Vegas Shootings
# Las Vegas Shootings

Column: 'When it comes to guns and the country of my birth, I despair'

Oct 3rd 2017, 7:00 PM 8,162 Views 125 Comments

The answers to the gun control question, to me and to millions of Americans, are obvious, writes Larry Donnelly.

# gun-control - Monday 10 July, 2017

Pregnant woman loses baby after fatal shooting at gender reveal party
# Ohio
# Ohio

Pregnant woman loses baby after fatal shooting at gender reveal party

Jul 10th 2017, 8:22 AM 43,324 Views 23 Comments

The shooting happened near Cincinnati in the US state of Ohio

# gun-control - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping

May 9th 2017, 9:45 PM 23,768 Views 19 Comments

Each family member will receive €1 million from the prize.

# gun-control - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election

Sep 14th 2016, 4:37 PM 27,196 Views 22 Comments

He was due to surrender to the FBI to face federal fraud charges before killing himself on Friday,

# gun-control - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Teenage girl takes her own life after shooting classmate in Texas school
# Alpine High School
# Alpine High School

Teenage girl takes her own life after shooting classmate in Texas school

Sep 8th 2016, 6:55 PM 29,747 Views 45 Comments

Schools in the rural town were locked down.

# gun-control - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Donald Trump politicises the shooting dead of the cousin of an NBA basketball star
# No Holds Barred
# No Holds Barred

Donald Trump politicises the shooting dead of the cousin of an NBA basketball star

Aug 28th 2016, 8:03 AM 22,956 Views 139 Comments

Nykea Aldridge, cousin of Dwyane Wade was shot dead in Chicago.

# gun-control - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination
# Controversy
# Controversy

"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination

Aug 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 28,110 Views 188 Comments

Trump has faced widespread condemnation for the comments.

# gun-control - Friday 29 July, 2016

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School
# Regeneration
# Regeneration

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School

Jul 29th 2016, 9:38 PM 20,153 Views 43 Comments

The scene of the 2012 Newtown massacre is now a high-tech building that will open in the autumn.

# gun-control - Monday 11 July, 2016

Courthouse shooting: Two bailiffs and gunman dead after shooting in Michigan
# Officers Down
# Officers Down

Courthouse shooting: Two bailiffs and gunman dead after shooting in Michigan

Jul 11th 2016, 10:17 PM 19,709 Views 38 Comments

Another two people including a sheriff’s deputy were injured.

# gun-control - Sunday 26 June, 2016

America has rejected over 100 gun-control measures since 2011 - but something may be changing
# Shot Down
# Shot Down

America has rejected over 100 gun-control measures since 2011 - but something may be changing

Jun 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 11,958 Views 27 Comments

Any changes are stubbornly resisted.

# gun-control - Friday 17 June, 2016

The Boston Globe has been tweeting the names of mass shooting victims for the last 28 hours
# Make It Stop
# Make It Stop

The Boston Globe has been tweeting the names of mass shooting victims for the last 28 hours

Jun 17th 2016, 8:54 AM 17,724 Views 77 Comments

And they’re still going.

# gun-control - Monday 13 June, 2016

'Call the police mommy, I'm gonna die': Mother shares texts sent from son at Florida nightclub
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

'Call the police mommy, I'm gonna die': Mother shares texts sent from son at Florida nightclub

Jun 13th 2016, 10:52 AM 50,868 Views 60 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the 50 victims.

# gun-control - Saturday 23 April, 2016

School security staff in Colorado are being armed with semi-automatic rifles
# Preventive Measure
# Preventive Measure

School security staff in Colorado are being armed with semi-automatic rifles

Apr 23rd 2016, 2:00 PM 16,927 Views 79 Comments

Douglas County is spending more than $12,000 to buy 10 semiautomatics.

14 dead after two shooting rampages in one day
# United States
# United States

14 dead after two shooting rampages in one day

Apr 23rd 2016, 8:27 AM 23,391 Views 30 Comments

At least one suspected gunman is still on the loose.

# gun-control - Monday 18 April, 2016

12-year-old boy shot dead hours after a memorial for his cousin who was also shot dead
# Tennessee
# Tennessee

12-year-old boy shot dead hours after a memorial for his cousin who was also shot dead

Apr 18th 2016, 9:35 AM 23,561 Views 57 Comments

Jajuan Hubert Latham died on Saturday.

# gun-control - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son

Mar 9th 2016, 11:00 PM 58,825 Views 124 Comments

Jamie Gilt is a vocal advocate for gun ownership and was seriously injured.

# gun-control - Sunday 21 February, 2016

14-year-old girl among seven killed in Michigan shooting spree
# Michigan
# Michigan

14-year-old girl among seven killed in Michigan shooting spree

Feb 21st 2016, 10:20 AM 32,711 Views 48 Comments

Police said they believe the shootings were random and not targeting particular people

# gun-control - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns
# Bataclan
# Bataclan

Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns

Feb 16th 2016, 8:10 AM 23,536 Views 111 Comments

Jesse Hughes was speaking ahead of the band’s concert in Paris’s Olympia Theatre tonight.

# gun-control - Monday 25 January, 2016

Teenage boy charged with killing four in Canada shooting spree
# Shooting Spree
# Shooting Spree

Teenage boy charged with killing four in Canada shooting spree

Jan 25th 2016, 9:15 AM 11,410 Views 0 Comments

The unnamed 17-year-old also faces seven counts of attempted murder.

# gun-control - Monday 11 January, 2016

Three-year-old boy shoots himself dead with father's handgun
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Three-year-old boy shoots himself dead with father's handgun

Jan 11th 2016, 7:45 PM 23,499 Views 47 Comments

The boy found the gun under the cash register at his father’s store.

# gun-control - Friday 8 January, 2016

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns
# Imaginary Fiction
# Imaginary Fiction

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns

Jan 8th 2016, 9:04 AM 7,728 Views 38 Comments

The US president took on the gun lobby in a forum televised on prime-time CNN last night.

# gun-control - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Fox News host slams Obama's tearful display, says he hid 'raw onion' in podium
# No More Tears
# No More Tears

Fox News host slams Obama's tearful display, says he hid 'raw onion' in podium

Jan 5th 2016, 10:17 PM 52,951 Views 151 Comments

Republican politicians and commentators have been lining up to criticise Obama for his emotional gun control announcement.

Watch: Obama in tears as he announces plan on gun control
# Emotional
# Emotional

Watch: Obama in tears as he announces plan on gun control

Jan 5th 2016, 8:31 PM 30,426 Views 125 Comments

The US President became emotional as he remembered 20 elementary school children shot dead three years ago in Newtown, Connecticut.

What difference will Obama's new gun control plan make?
# Mass Shootings
# Mass Shootings

What difference will Obama's new gun control plan make?

Jan 5th 2016, 7:56 AM 11,334 Views 48 Comments

The US president announced a series of executive actions to curb gun violence yesterday.

# gun-control - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much
# Mass Shootings
# Mass Shootings

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much

Jan 3rd 2016, 3:09 PM 9,937 Views 46 Comments

Republicans aren’t so keen on the President’s plans.

# gun-control - Monday 7 December, 2015

This newspaper's front page about gun control is amazing
# Everything Is Awesome
# Everything Is Awesome

This newspaper's front page about gun control is amazing

Dec 7th 2015, 10:06 PM 30,400 Views 20 Comments

The New York Daily News has the NRA in its sights.

# gun-control - Saturday 5 December, 2015

The New York Times uses front page to call for gun control
# The Gun Epidemic
# The Gun Epidemic

The New York Times uses front page to call for gun control

Dec 5th 2015, 11:12 AM 17,328 Views 66 Comments

It is the first time the newspaper has used the front page for an editorial since 1920.

# gun-control - Friday 27 November, 2015

Chicago in shock after gang murder of nine-year-old boy lured into an alley and shot
# Tyshawn Lee
# Tyshawn Lee

Chicago in shock after gang murder of nine-year-old boy lured into an alley and shot

Nov 27th 2015, 6:24 PM 22,376 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed the killing was an attempt to get revenge on the child’s father.

# gun-control - Saturday 31 October, 2015

12-year-old boy arrested because he planned to shoot up his school
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

12-year-old boy arrested because he planned to shoot up his school

Oct 31st 2015, 5:30 PM 18,081 Views 16 Comments

His classmate turned him in – and is being hailed as a hero for stopping a possible tragedy.

# gun-control - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Donald Trump says gun laws are not to blame for Oregon shooting
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Donald Trump says gun laws are not to blame for Oregon shooting

Oct 3rd 2015, 4:01 PM 13,821 Views 92 Comments

The presidential hopeful said he felt that mental health issues were the bigger issue.

A history of violence: 10 dead in a US college shooting is not an aberration
# America
# America

A history of violence: 10 dead in a US college shooting is not an aberration

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 8,981 Views 33 Comments

294 shootings in 267 days…

# gun-control - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun
# Houston
# Houston

Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:40 PM 34,506 Views 79 Comments

Police say he was “handling a gun he believed to be unloaded.”

# gun-control - Saturday 29 August, 2015

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack
# Wdbj Shooting
# Wdbj Shooting

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack

Aug 29th 2015, 3:30 PM 21,025 Views 5 Comments

Vicki Gardner was wounded as she fell to the ground after hearing the first shots.

# gun-control - Monday 24 August, 2015

Boston Police thwart potential gun attack at Pokemon World Championship
# Catch Em All
# Catch Em All

Boston Police thwart potential gun attack at Pokemon World Championship

Aug 24th 2015, 11:41 AM 10,957 Views 20 Comments

Police say the two men carrying the guns had threatened violence.

# gun-control - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Vince Vaughn: Guns in schools would help stop school shootings
# Self-defence
# Self-defence

Vince Vaughn: Guns in schools would help stop school shootings

Jun 2nd 2015, 9:46 AM 17,811 Views 80 Comments

The actor told GQ that mass shootings only happen in schools that are defenceless.

# gun-control - Monday 18 May, 2015

Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs
# Waco
# Waco

Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs

May 18th 2015, 6:48 PM 63,645 Views 115 Comments

Nine people died and 18 were wounded in the incident.

# gun-control - Monday 20 April, 2015

Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?

Apr 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,693 Views 48 Comments

Magazine Mother Jones have crunched the grim figures.

# gun-control - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)
# Cleveland
# Cleveland

Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)

Apr 14th 2015, 4:21 PM 24,330 Views 52 Comments

Police say somebody will “held accountable for this tragedy”.

# gun-control - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?
# BIG GUNS
# BIG GUNS

Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?

Mar 15th 2015, 8:15 AM 13,554 Views 61 Comments

It depends on what you define a gun as, really.

# gun-control - Friday 27 February, 2015

Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town
# Missouri
# Missouri

Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town

Feb 27th 2015, 3:45 PM 13,637 Views 42 Comments

The gunman also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.