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Judiciary Committee Examines the Effect of Gun Violence on Women in America

Washington, DC – Today the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled “VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence.”  With American women more than ten times more likely to be murdered with a gun than women in other industrialized countries, the hearing examined whether changes to federal law could help to better protect women from gun violence. 678 more words

Social Justice

More gun violence: Milwaukee police investigate two separate shooting incidents

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that occurred early Friday morning, August 1st.

Milwaukee police are investigating a homicide that occurred in the 3100 block of N. 79 more words

News

Abusers Should Not Have Guns, and Gun Owners Should Agree

As the gun debate continues, Congress finally held a hearing over the link between domestic violence and gun-related homicide.  Everyone, including gun owners, should naturally support efforts to protect abuse victims, but that sadly has not been the case.   663 more words

News And Commentary

15 shootings in 15 days on the minds of some tourists

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) – When tourists think of Savannah visions of squares, trolleys and horses might come to mind. But lately, it’s images of flashing lights, crime scene tape and officers, coming to mind with many visitors. 231 more words

Georgia

Stealing is No Good: Taking Something is Not Right

Stealing is No Good…

Words that sound alike but do not look alike are called homophones, and include steel and steal.

When someone thinks of steel, the typical thought is of a very strong metal of a grayish or bluish color, used for industrial purposes such as building construction. 673 more words

Chicago

PRAYER FOR STEVIE LAVOIE

Prayer for  CEO Stevie Lavoie’s  of ArrowStream, who is fighting for his life after being shot in the head and his abdomen, by an employee in Chicago’s Loop Financial District this afternoon.  10 more words