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# 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 19,663 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 28,766 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 9,406 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 40,137 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 20,813 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 10,608 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 14,978 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 9,684 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 29,844 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 3,112 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 13,095 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 21,189 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 5,225 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 6,456 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 8,129 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 10,395 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 5,810 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 7,684 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 3,546 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 5,409 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 4,809 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

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Apr 4th 2013, 8:49 AM 12,518 Views 22 Comments

Good morning! Here’s what you should know as you kick off your Thursday. (It’s a four-day week, hang in there.)

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 8,137 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 11,251 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 69 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 11,540 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 1,894 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.

# gun-control - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws
# Gun Crime
# Gun Crime

Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws

Feb 6th 2013, 4:57 PM 14,948 Views 42 Comments

He also rejects link between Hollywood shootouts and real-life gun crime.

# gun-control - Sunday 3 February, 2013

White House issues photo of Obama with gun
# Gun Debate
# Gun Debate

White House issues photo of Obama with gun

Feb 3rd 2013, 7:40 AM 12,370 Views 49 Comments

The image, dated from last August, shows the President skeet shooting.

# gun-control - Friday 1 February, 2013

US gun owners most likely to be white, male and married - study
# Guns
# Guns

US gun owners most likely to be white, male and married - study

Feb 1st 2013, 8:45 PM 4,848 Views 48 Comments

The Gallup research found 30 per cent of Americans own a gun, with people in the south of the country most likely to be gun owners.

# gun-control - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

Jan 16th 2013, 9:50 PM 8,043 Views 90 Comments

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jan 16th 2013, 8:50 AM 7,630 Views 12 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# gun-control - Monday 7 January, 2013

Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre
# Cinema Shootings
# Cinema Shootings

Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre

Jan 7th 2013, 12:02 PM 5,822 Views 14 Comments

A week-long preliminary hearing will determine whether James Holmes, 25, will stand trial for the fatal shootings of 12 people last July.

# gun-control - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting

Jan 5th 2013, 12:25 PM 25,224 Views 62 Comments

The US president later described this as the worst day in his presidency.

# gun-control - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Petition to deport Piers Morgan from the US now at over 70,000
# Deportation
# Deportation

Petition to deport Piers Morgan from the US now at over 70,000

Dec 26th 2012, 5:31 PM 17,532 Views 84 Comments

The CNN host is coming under severe criticism for his outspoken views on gun control in the United States.

# gun-control - Sunday 23 December, 2012

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work
# NRA
# NRA

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work

Dec 23rd 2012, 5:12 PM 7,348 Views 93 Comments

The NRA’s executive vice presidents said planned legislation to outlaw military-style assault weapons wouldn’t work.

# gun-control - Saturday 22 December, 2012

One of Pennsylvania slain had been decorating hall for children's party
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

One of Pennsylvania slain had been decorating hall for children's party

Dec 22nd 2012, 11:31 AM 6,761 Views 8 Comments

Police still trying to discover motive behind shooting of three people in a rural area of Pennsylvania.

# gun-control - Friday 21 December, 2012

Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings
# Newtown
# Newtown

Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings

Dec 21st 2012, 2:57 PM 2,540 Views 8 Comments

26 bells were sounded – one for each of the victims of last week’s shooting – after a moment of silence.

# gun-control - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown
# Newtown
# Newtown

Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown

Dec 19th 2012, 7:49 AM 7,184 Views 6 Comments

Sandy Hook elementary remains closed, though, and children have been invited to attend alternative schools next month.

# gun-control - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Obama due to attend interfaith vigil for Newtown victims
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

Obama due to attend interfaith vigil for Newtown victims

Dec 16th 2012, 10:38 AM 4,726 Views 20 Comments

The President will visit the scene of Friday’s school massacre to sympathise with the families of the 27 victims.