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# 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 14,964 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 12,388 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 4,858 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 8,056 Views 90 Comments

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

# 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 5,828 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 25,251 Views 61 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 17,552 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 7,359 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 6,770 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 2,554 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 7,200 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 4,731 Views 20 Comments

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

Named: The 27 victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings
# Newtown
# Newtown

Named: The 27 victims of the Newtown, Connecticut shootings

Dec 16th 2012, 7:52 AM 11,930 Views 89 Comments

The names and ages of the victims have been released, as officials say each victim was struck more than once.

# gun-control - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Connecticut school shooter ‘forced his way in’
# Shooting
# Shooting

Connecticut school shooter ‘forced his way in’

Dec 15th 2012, 3:55 PM 23,640 Views 73 Comments

Candlelit vigils and prayer services for the victims have been held in Newtown Connecticut and in Washington.

Poll: Will tighter gun laws prevent more shootings in the US?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will tighter gun laws prevent more shootings in the US?

Dec 15th 2012, 9:52 AM 9,491 Views 122 Comments

As the world reacts to the latest mass shooting in America, we ask you whether you believe a tightening of America’s gun laws will make any lasting difference?

Sympathy over US school shooting stretches globe
# Shooting
# Shooting

Sympathy over US school shooting stretches globe

Dec 15th 2012, 8:03 AM 7,746 Views 44 Comments

World leaders have expressed their condolences over the killing and raised questions about America’s lax gun laws.

# gun-control - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Want to win a gun? Georgia sports store says: 'Just vote'
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Want to win a gun? Georgia sports store says: 'Just vote'

Oct 24th 2012, 10:00 PM 7,435 Views 43 Comments

A store near Atlanta has raised legal eyebrows – because its promotion could be seen as an enticement to vote.

# gun-control - Monday 6 August, 2012

Sikhs express shock after six killed in shooting at Wisconsin temple
# Temple Shooting
# Temple Shooting

Sikhs express shock after six killed in shooting at Wisconsin temple

Aug 6th 2012, 10:37 AM 3,798 Views 7 Comments

Sikh leaders have suggested that American Muslims may have been the intended target of the mass shooting.

# gun-control - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 11th 2011, 11:01 AM 77 Views 4 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.