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A New Survey Which Raises Issues We Need To Better Understand.

The Pew Research Center is often considered to be the authoritative source for figuring out what Americans think about a wide range of social, political and economic issues. 659 more words

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Brooks Expresses Second Amendment Support After Being Asked if Scalise Shooting Changed His Views

Rep. Mo Brooks (R., Ala.) was asked hours after witnessing the shooting of one of his colleagues if the incident had changed his views on gun rights, but he said he remained supportive of the Second Amendment. 15 more words

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The Pizzagate Gunman Has Been Sentenced To Four Years In Prison

Earlier this year, Edgar Maddison Welch, the “Pizzagate” shooter pleaded guilty to weapons charges, and now he’s been sentenced to four years in prison and received three years of probation on time of over $5,000 in fines. 282 more words

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Why Gun Violence Continues to be an Ongoing Health Crisis

Once again, last week the nation was rocked by a tragic incident of gun violence. It was noteworthy because it targeted elected officials, reminding us how fragile we are as a nation during a time of unprecedented discord. 505 more words

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Gun violence survivors ask lawmakers to help close loopholes in gun laws

Families who have been affected by gun violence held a rally Wednesday morning at the Oregon State Capitol. They were hoping to influence lawmakers to support Senate Bill 1065, which would close loopholes that they say have deadly consequences. 14 more words

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Shootings kill or injure at least 19 US children each day

CHICAGO (AP) — Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence. 524 more words

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Where Did The Term 'Gun Violence' Come From?

When we talk about the risk of guns, why do we use the term ‘gun violence’ and where did it come from?  In fact, this whole business started back in 1979 when the CDC decided that violence was a public health issue. 638 more words

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