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From NY Times Dealbook: Gun Control Advocates Team Up With Big Law

Gun Control Advocates Team Up With Big Law (12/8/2016)

Fighting against gun violence has often been a lonely task for activists, who on their own were dwarfed by the size of the gun lobby.But now, gun control advocates have  147 more words

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DC pizza shop gunman regrets actions, still believes fake Hillary Clinton child sex ring story

The man accused of firing an assault rifle inside a Washington restaurant said he regrets how he handled the situation but refused to completely dismiss the… 1,033 more words

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District Neighbors Lost to Violence Dec 1-Dec 7, 2016

The District lost the following individual(s) to violence in the past week:

  • December 1 — 1800 block of Capitol Avenue, NE (shooting)
    45-year-old Timothy Pretlow…
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Wife, Friends Testify In Former NFL Player Will Smith Shooting Trial

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas told a jury Wednesday that he thought a heated argument between retired Saints star… 770 more words

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School shootings skyrocketing

MASON CITY, Iowa – A chilling video is becoming a conversation topic after recently appearing on social media.

It was posted by the Sandy Hook Promise Organization as a way to raise awareness about gun violence and the impact an active shooter situation can have on a school. 180 more words

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A Florida Woman Who Thought Sandy Hook Was A Hoax Is In Jail For Threatening A Victim's Parent

What happened at Sandy Hook Elementary School almost four years ago was a tragedy. However, thanks to fake news purveyors like Alex Jones, wildly inaccurate conspiracy theories claiming otherwise — that the lives of 20 children and six of their supervisors weren’t brought to a violent end on December 14, 2012 — still persist. 195 more words

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Sandy Hook denier arrested after making threats to victims' families

Police arrested Lucy Richards for threatening the parent of a child killed in the 2012 school shooting. Richards has been indicted on four counts of transmitted threats. 124 more words

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