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How Violent Is Gun Violence? More Than You Think.

One of the continuing debates within the GVP community is how to define ‘gun violence.’  On the one hand there are the obvious categories: homicide, assault and robbery with a gun.  637 more words


Massachusetts Has Tough Gun Laws, Fewer Domestic Killings

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has some of the toughest gun laws in the country and relatively few fatal domestic violence shootings of states with similar populations. 388 more words


Bridgeport woman shot in the face, drives to hospital

BRIDGEPORT — Police are investigating after a woman suffered a facial gunshot wound overnight.

31-year-old Linda Mitchell of Marina Village drove herself to Bridgeport Hospital early Saturday morning. 60 more words


Davenport mayor and police address 2016 violence

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Gun violence in Davenport is a concern on many residents’ minds. Today the mayor and police chief addressed that issue.

“Chief Sikorski is committed to making sure that we get to the root cause of some of these issues,” said Mayor Frank Klipsch. 234 more words


Teenagers charged with killings in Seattle 'Jungle' homeless camp came for mom's drug debt, police say

The three boys lived in the shadow of tremendous wealth, but knew only hardship.

At night, they slept in a tent with their mother near Safeco Field, Seattle’s $735 million baseball stadium. 1,243 more words


Executive action aims to further gun control

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The topic of gun control has recently reached an important turning point as President Obama announced plans to use executive action to increase background checks before prospective gun owners can purchase these deadly weapons. 465 more words

Sword And Shield

Centre Block heroes to get GG's honours for bravery

Sixteen people will be decorated at Rideau Hall Monday in honour of their roles in stopping an attacker’s armed assault on Parliament in October 2014. 267 more words

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