Posts Tagged "gun violence"
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    Mar 01, 2014 12:53 pm

    The Hearts They’re Holding Look Cute, But What’s Written On Them Is Much Less So

    How do you mend a cold congressman’s heart? Well, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America (the 130,000-member grassroots group) had an idea.

    There have been 44 school shootings since Newtown in America, so these moms ran a campaign asking Congress to introduce responsible gun laws. They created these heart messages with their children, which they delivered to members of Congress in person and through social media, asking them to act.

    See more here.

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    Aug 24, 2013 3:47 pm
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    Jun 25, 2013 7:11 pm
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    May 08, 2013 10:17 am

    These People Committed Political Suicide For Gun Control. Guess Where They're NOT From.

    The single greatest Cyndi Lauper song, “Time After Time,” is relevant in America again, but only because it describes the way our politicians are consistently caving to pressure from the NRA rather than doing the right thing.

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    May 06, 2013 8:27 pm
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    May 03, 2013 7:11 pm

    At least 3,774 Americans have been shot to death in fewer than five months since Newtown.


    I’ll post this grim reminder from Slate regularly, going forward.

    Because at some point this number will finally get to the gun nuts.

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    Apr 21, 2013 7:01 pm
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    Apr 14, 2013 5:55 pm


    What media should keep in mind when reporting on gun background checks, given the Senate voted to take up legislation to strengthen gun laws.

    READ: Seven media myths about the gun background check system

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    Apr 06, 2013 4:38 pm
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    Apr 05, 2013 5:55 pm


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