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Will Banning The Ammo Ban The Guns? Rush Thinks So.

You know that something’s up in the gun business when Rush Limbaugh starts talking about gun control.  And what he was talking about today was the decision by the ATF to create a new standard for exempting certain kinds of so-called ‘armor-piercing’ bullets from the ban that Congress placed on such ammo in 1986.  622 more words

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Change Gon' Come

‘Street Literature’, an award winning music video featuring RYSE youth, uses the power of narrative and counter-narrative to illuminate the pain felt by young people of color as judgment escaped those implicated in the deaths of young black men. 118 more words

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The NRA insists we arm suspected terrorists here. Who is crazy?

The NRA is crazy, and so are we, to allow them to insist we arm suspected terrorists here in the US.
Mary Lewis Grow, “Protective measures include the tracking of travel patterns to and from certain countries, and tightened airport security, but our laws do nothing to stop domestic terrorist suspects from gaining access to the tools they need to inflict terrible damage. 40 more words

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1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting on West Side

CHICAGO — One person was killed and two more were wounded Wednesday afternoon in a shooting on Chicago’s West Side.

Chicago police say shots were fired around 3 p.m. 98 more words

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1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting on West Side

CHICAGO — One person was killed and two more were wounded Wednesday afternoon in a shooting on Chicago’s West Side.

Chicago police say shots were fired around 3 p.m. 97 more words

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What Can Doctors Do To Reduce Gun Violence? Tell Us What Only They Know.

Next week’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine will contain an editorial, “Guns, Society and Medicine,” written by the Journal’s former editor, Jerome Kassirer.  633 more words

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Former Marine Eddie Ray Routh Found Guilty In "American Sniper" Murder Trial

A guilty verdict was reached this week in the “American Sniper” trial. A jury convicted Eddie Ray Routh for the double murder of Chris Kyle… 366 more words

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