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1,000 mass shootings in 1,260 days: this is what America's gun crisis looks like

Data compiled by the Gun Violence Archive via the crowd-sourced websiteShootingTracker.com reveals a shocking human toll

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Poverty and Violence

The local newspaper in Fortaleza is full of stories of gang warfare in the less salubrious parts of the city: fatalities, injuries and fights. The fact that many criminals in Brazil have access to guns contributes to the death rate. 303 more words


Young Lives Lost

Last night, shortly after dinner, we heard gunshots not far away from the house, followed by police sirens, and this morning the story was all over town. 232 more words

The source of guns on Regina’s streets

Police are struggling with gun crime on the Queen City’s streets, and some people might find that the source of the firearms is closer than expected. 372 more words


Calgary police chief admits he’s ‘concerned’ about recent spike in gun violence

Calgary’s police chief admits he finds a recent spike in gun violence in the city “concerning.”

The Calgary Police Service (CPS) said Friday their Specialized Offender Unit is currently investigating 40 people believed to be involved with at least 55 shootings dating back to 2012, a number of unsolved homicides over the last five years and at least 17 reported violent home invasions within the last year. 1,005 more words


Book Review: Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge

“24 hours. 8 states. 10 young lives lost to gun violence.”

From the back cover:

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013. It was just another day in America. 641 more words

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Gun control fail: 100 shot in Chicago over July 4th weekend

(National SentinelCrime: While most of the nation celebrated America’s 241st birthday in peace, residents of Chicago were mourning the loss of their own as some 100 people were shot and 14 killed. 244 more words

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