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Preserving Rights Over Lives: America’s Gun Obsession

By Kristen Santer

Guns are making their way to college campuses. Tennessee became one of the 10 states to allow concealed guns on college campuses. On May 2 Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam allowed the bill to become law without his signature. 644 more words

Opinion

An Officer, Father's Pain Of Losing His Son To Gun Violence

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —  CBS2/KCAL9 is teaming up with the city of Los Angeles for this year’s Anonymous Gun Buyback on Saturday, May 7.

It is part of an effort to collect illegal and unwanted guns, which often end up being used in crimes such as the one that changed the life of Los Angeles police officer Stinson Brown forever on July 17, 2009. 311 more words

News

You're Not the Only Ones...

After hearing the overwhelming amount of negative feedback that our class had expressed over Spike Lee’s Chiraq, I was reminded of another individual that had a lot to say about the film’s construction.  408 more words

4 recent Halifax homicides added to major unsolved crimes rewards list

Four of Halifax’s most recent homicides have been added to the Major Unsolved Crimes rewards list in what the province is calling a “highly unusual step.” 343 more words

Crime

Should Brady Be Criticized For Running An Ad That Shows Pics Of Mass Shooters And Their Victims?

An argument broke out in the GVP community concerning an advertisement put out by the Brady organization, which shows images of mass shooters, Adam Lanza and James Holmes, along with pictures of shooting victims and permits viewers to download a Google app that erases the names and images of mass shooters from online media “out of respect for the victims.” The ad sparked an outcry leading to the posting of an… 613 more words

Blogs

A Rare Look Inside LAPD's Crime Gun Storage

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — CBS2/KCAL9 is teaming up with the city of Los Angeles for this year’s Anonymous Gun Buyback event on Saturday, May 7 as part of the city’s efforts to cut crime. 351 more words

News

‘He started crying like a little baby’: 11-year-old shoots suspected home invader

TALLADEGA, Ala. — An 11-year-old Alabama boy says he opened fire with a gun and wounded a man suspected of breaking into his home.

Chris Gaither tells… 193 more words

World