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# gun-control - Friday 27 November, 2015

Chicago in shock after gang murder of nine-year-old boy lured into an alley and shot
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# 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 22,390 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 18,090 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 13,833 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 8,993 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 34,526 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 21,034 Views 6 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 10,964 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 17,823 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 63,718 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 10,707 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 24,350 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 13,743 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 13,642 Views 42 Comments

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

# gun-control - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade
# Particular Set Of Buzzkills
# Particular Set Of Buzzkills

Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade

Jan 21st 2015, 8:46 AM 19,694 Views 74 Comments

The Taken star said private gun owership in the US is a “f***ing disgrace”.

# gun-control - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Family grapple with how to tell 2-year-old that he shot and killed his mother at Walmart
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Family grapple with how to tell 2-year-old that he shot and killed his mother at Walmart

Dec 31st 2014, 6:17 PM 28,806 Views 59 Comments

Veronica Rutledge (29) was a nuclear research scientist who had a passion for guns.

# gun-control - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat
# Bomb Scare
# Bomb Scare

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat

Oct 1st 2014, 6:27 PM 9,425 Views 34 Comments

That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.

# gun-control - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Man charged with shooting the drunk driver that killed his two sons is acquitted
# Texas
# Texas

Man charged with shooting the drunk driver that killed his two sons is acquitted

Aug 27th 2014, 8:33 PM 40,146 Views 89 Comments

David Barajas’ two sons were killed by the driver as they pushed a truck in Texas.

# gun-control - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Should Ireland have a firearms licensing body?
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Should Ireland have a firearms licensing body?

Jun 15th 2014, 8:30 PM 20,902 Views 161 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says that she is expecting a report on the issue soon.

# gun-control - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Poll: Would you support a gun amnesty?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Would you support a gun amnesty?

Jun 14th 2014, 10:02 AM 10,626 Views 87 Comments

After the shooting of a six-year-old boy, should a more radical approach to gun control be considered?

# gun-control - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes
# Legislation
# Legislation

Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes

Mar 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 15,081 Views 45 Comments

A gun club association is also highlighting misinterpretation of handgun licensing legislation.

# gun-control - Friday 17 January, 2014

Two students shot in Philadelphia school, shooter now in custody
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

Two students shot in Philadelphia school, shooter now in custody

Jan 17th 2014, 9:29 PM 9,690 Views 21 Comments

Authorities say a male student and a female student were shot in the arm.

# gun-control - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Two-month-old girl shot dead in Pennsylvania
# America
# America

Two-month-old girl shot dead in Pennsylvania

Dec 26th 2013, 6:39 PM 29,852 Views 42 Comments

The tragedy occurred on Christmas Eve.

# gun-control - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services
# Shooting
# Shooting

One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services

Dec 11th 2013, 7:40 AM 3,124 Views 10 Comments

Vice President Joe Biden made the announcement as he met with families of children killed in the Newtown school shooting.

# gun-control - Saturday 21 September, 2013

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982
# Guns
# Guns

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982

Sep 21st 2013, 9:15 AM 13,107 Views 100 Comments

This week’s Washington DC shootings brought to 36 the number of Americans killed in mass shootings in 2013.

# gun-control - Friday 9 August, 2013

Florida man charged with murder after posting pictures of dead wife on Facebook
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Florida man charged with murder after posting pictures of dead wife on Facebook

Aug 9th 2013, 2:29 PM 21,215 Views 21 Comments

Derek Medina posted pictures of his wife’s body along with the words, “I’m going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife”.

# gun-control - Friday 14 June, 2013

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage
# Newtown
# Newtown

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

Jun 14th 2013, 6:55 AM 5,258 Views 21 Comments

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

# gun-control - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
# Aurora
# Aurora

Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

Jun 4th 2013, 6:45 PM 6,468 Views 39 Comments

James Holmes will now undergo months of psychiatric testing to determine whether he was sane at the time.

# gun-control - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Bullets made of chocolate? America's VP says the world would be a better place
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Bullets made of chocolate? America's VP says the world would be a better place

May 15th 2013, 1:17 PM 8,136 Views 18 Comments

Joe Biden told a second-grader that he “really liked” his idea about guns that shoot chocolate instead of bullets.

# gun-control - Monday 13 May, 2013

Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity
# Aurora
# Aurora

Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity

May 13th 2013, 7:32 PM 10,401 Views 0 Comments

James Holmes entered a ‘not guilty’ plea by default – but lawyers may now plead insanity to spare the death penalty.

# gun-control - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Guns are 'important' cause of youth injury - US Medical Association
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Guns are 'important' cause of youth injury - US Medical Association

Apr 23rd 2013, 9:52 PM 5,814 Views 27 Comments

The study found that while 13 per cent of gunshot injuries resulted in death, only 1.7 of those who suffered from other injuries died.

# gun-control - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks

Apr 17th 2013, 9:45 PM 7,698 Views 119 Comments

The vote is a major blow to the Obama administration.

# gun-control - Thursday 11 April, 2013

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law
# Gun Control Law
# Gun Control Law

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law

Apr 11th 2013, 6:56 PM 3,553 Views 17 Comments

The law contains an expansion of background checks for gun purchases at firearm shows and on the internet but not between relatives and friends.

"My husband is fighting as hard as he can" - Michelle Obama challenges politicians on guns
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

"My husband is fighting as hard as he can" - Michelle Obama challenges politicians on guns

Apr 11th 2013, 12:15 PM 5,414 Views 18 Comments

The US first lady highlighted the case of a 15-year-old girl who was shot dead in January, one week after she sang at Barack Obama’s inauguration.

# gun-control - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

Apr 9th 2013, 8:42 AM 4,821 Views 4 Comments

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

# gun-control - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre

Apr 4th 2013, 8:11 AM 8,158 Views 90 Comments

Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.

# gun-control - Monday 1 April, 2013

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in US cinema shooting
# Aurora
# Aurora

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in US cinema shooting

Apr 1st 2013, 7:00 PM 11,273 Views 69 Comments

“In all the information that is available to me, it is my intention that for James Eagan Holmes in this case, justice is death,” the prosecuting lawyer said today.

# gun-control - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on

Mar 21st 2013, 7:00 PM 100 Views 107 Comments

After Newtown, Larry Donnelly was optimistic that the US might work towards stricter gun laws – but news that a ban on assault weapons has been removed from the legislation currently being considered has caused him to lose hope.

# gun-control - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

US teen pleads guilty to killing three at school
# US
# US

US teen pleads guilty to killing three at school

Feb 26th 2013, 7:40 PM 11,600 Views 13 Comments

TJ Lane, 18, had previously pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity but changed his plea a day before the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting.

# gun-control - Friday 22 February, 2013

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents

Feb 22nd 2013, 9:41 AM 1,910 Views 16 Comments

Biden advocated a series of proposals, including universal background checks for gun owners, a ban on many military-style weapons and a limit on the size of magazines.