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157 Republicans, and 1 Democrat, Side With NRA as House Passes Updated Violence Against Women Act
A new provision in the legislation, which still needs Senate approval, would make it harder for abusers to acquire guns
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'Outrageous. Unacceptable.': Indiana Teachers Shot 'Execution-Style' With Pellets in School Shooting Drill
"In New Zealand, they respond to a mass shooting by banning semi-automatics five days later. In America, we respond to near-daily mass shootings by...literally shooting teachers."
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'What Real Action to Stop Gun Violence Looks Like': New Zealand PM Announces Ban on Assault Rifles After Christchurch Massacre
"On 15 March, our history changed forever. Now, our laws will, too," said New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
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State Supreme Court Allows Lawsuit Against Gun Maker to Move Forward in 'Massive Victory' For Sandy Hook Families
Remington, the maker of the AR-15 Bushmaster rifle, may be guilty of illegal marketing practices, the Connecticut high court ruled
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The School Shooters of the Planet
Linking gun violence at home to America’s wars abroad
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 We found that schools with police reported 3.5 times as many arrests as schools without police. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
1.7 Million Students Attend Schools With Police But No Counselors, New Data Show
"Schools are under-resourced and students are overcriminalized."
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A student helps block the classroom door with furniture during a mock lockdown drill at Moody High School in Corpus Christi, Tex., in 2013. (Photo: Rachel Denny Clow/Corpus Christi Caller-Times/AP) Views
The ‘Viscerally Terrifying’ Lockdown a Mom Experienced in a Classroom of 4-Year-Olds: ‘I’d Never Witnessed the Real Thing. And, Oh God, This Was the Real Thing.'
"I would find out just how heartbreakingly ordinary it was as person after person shared similar stories."
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As Gun Violence Finally Gets Hearing, Teen Parkland Survivor Implores Lawmakers: 'Give My Generation a Chance'
Gun violence is "a uniquely American issue and it is uniquely in each of your hands to help fix it," one witness told a House committee at the first hearing on the subject in eight years
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Bolstering Case to End American Role, Saudis Reportedly Providing US Weapons to al-Qaeda Forces in Yemen
"It is nearly impossible to overstate how backwards and counterproductive our bipartisan obsession with arming the world is, but here's example number 7,439."
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The Missing Piece in the Gun Violence Discourse: The Porous Border Between Republic and Empire
It may not be a coincidence that the rise in the killings of unarmed civilians thrives at a time when America remains engaged in a multitude of wars, some visible, some not so visible.
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