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Man dies after shooting in downtown Minneapolis Friday morning

A man has died after being shot near a parking ramp in downtown Minneapolis in the early hours of Friday morning.

Minneapolis police are looking for a suspect who fled the scene after several shots were heard in the area of N. 97 more words


Guns II

Often the gun control debate is framed as “I am for every single person having a  gun.” or “I am against any person having guns.” I think that is a simple but not useful or accurate way to frame the discussion.   1,011 more words

Axel Thinks

Australian Government for tough penalties to tackle gun crime

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Canberra: The Coalition Government in Australia is committed to tougher penalties for gun-related crime which includes the introduction of mandatory minimum sentences of five years’ imprisonment for offenders charged with trafficking firearms or firearm parts. 459 more words


Chicago's Gun Problem -- There Are Too Many

Blog by Mason Johnson

Despite comparable resources to other big city’s, Chicago’s violence continues to outpace the likes of New York and Los Angeles — why? 649 more words


Man with loaded handgun in truck sentenced to jail

A Windsor man who had a loaded Kel-Tec 9-mm handgun in his pickup truck was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in jail.

Gary Vanasse, 44, pleaded guilty to the possession of the prohibited firearm but offered no explanation about what he was doing with it. 364 more words


Is it time to arm our police?

I was listening to the radio on my way back to University this weekend, and there was a brief discussion on the issue of whether it is time to arm the police in the UK. 1,049 more words

I'm Not Apologising

It’s been about a week now since news first broke about the murder of Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 2,305 more words