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Father of slain reporter wants tighter gun laws

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) – The father of slain TV reporter Alison Parker says he will make it his mission to try to change gun laws. 116 more words

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Conflicts Between Conservationists And Gun Owners Threaten Gun Rights On Public Land

 

Recreational gun owners have been shooting in national forests for years, but the practice is under threat due to increasing conflicts between gun owners and conservationists. 240 more words

Current Events

does having fewer guns make us helpless?

My friends, I know you are used to me writing positive things, and certainly that is my preference. I’m not an activist, nor am I a political animal, but I do believe in speaking out about what I believe. 385 more words

Life

Why Bryce Williams' Video Should Be Watched

On the 26th of August 2015, Alison Parker, a WDBJ news reporter, and Adam Ward, a cameraman, were shot dead during a live broadcast. The shooter was Bryce Williams, an ex-WDBJ employee who filmed the murders and posted them on Facebook and Twitter, before attempting to take his own life. 941 more words

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The Virginia Shooting Backlash

The gun control debate is back in full swing in the aftermath of Wednesday’s shooting in Virginia. Gun control advocates are rallying behind familiar cries for stricter gun laws, while the opposition claims politicians are taking advantage of the situation to further restrict¬†gun rights. 545 more words

Society

How many people have to die before America acts?

As I am sure will be the first point of argument for many Republicans in the coming days, it is true to say that no one knows for sure whether stricter gun control would have saved the lives of Alison Parker and Adam Ward. 324 more words

Politics