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Government inaction stands in way of preventing gun violence
Boston Globe
Eight weeks ago I began an internship at the Violence Policy Center in Washington, which conducts research on preventing gun violence. Since that date there have been three high-profile shootings. That is not to mention the 89 lives that were lost, ...

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 00:01

Heavy.com

Dalis Cox: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Heavy.com
According to a survey conducted by the University of Chicago 32 percent of Americans own guns, down from a high of 50 percent of the population in the 1970s and early 1980s. It is unclear where the gun that killed Dalis Cox came from. Family members ...

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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 23:36

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Change your gun laws, America
Washington Post
At least we have stopped blaming gun violence on video games. Perhaps someone noticed that other countries have lots of violence in their pop culture but don't have this tsunami of gun deaths. Japan, for example, is consumed by macabre video games and ...
Open letter to the US: I look at the number killed by gun violence and I weepOtago Daily Times
Guns make killing exceptionally easyWisconsin Rapids Tribune
Guns and the Two AmericasNew York Times

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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 20:24

PRI

Can we decrease gun violence by treating it like an infectious disease? Signs ...
PRI
According to a Johns Hopkins evaluation in 2012, gun homicides were reduced by 56 percent in one Baltimore neighborhood after the program stepped in. A 2009 Northwestern University evaluation showed the program reduced gun violence in high-crime ...

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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 16:16

The Trace

'People Were So Stunned That a 12-Year-Old Could Have Been Possibly Holding a Gun'
The Trace
The tragic May shooting death of Omaha Detective Kerrie Orozco, who was just days away from maternity leave, thrust gun violence in Nebraska's largest city into the national spotlight. But gunfire has plagued the city of 400,000 for decades: In 2013 ...

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 07:31

Wilcox to speak on gun violence prevention
The Union of Grass Valley
At the Aug. 4 First Tuesday Educational Forum sponsored by Nevada County Democrats, Amanda Wilcox, founder and president of the Nevada-Placer Counties Chapter of the Brady Campaign, will speak about grassroots efforts to help reduce gun violence.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 03:09

Washington Post: State-based answers to gun violence
The Southern
In particular, attention should be paid to studies showing the efficacy of state permits for gun purchases. Research by the Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that state permitting systems ...

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 02:07

St. Louis American

Bruce Franks Jr. takes his '28 to Life' anti-gun violence program to the ...
St. Louis American
Keely's brother still won't get near police officers and vehemently refused to attend the “28 to Life Youth Leadership and Organizing Summit” on July 25, where youth ages 13 to 19 met law enforcement agents to discuss gun violence and police brutality.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 01:40

Park Meadow residents struggling with aftermath of gun violence
KTRE
The shooting that injured two people in the Park Meadow Villas apartment complex on Tuesday night hit close to home for Silena Green. "A bullet could have [gone] anywhere," Green said. "They don't have eyes, and it's just shocking and hurtful to see a ...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 20:45

Park Meadow residents struggling with aftermath of gun violence
KCBD-TV
Green lost three of her children to gun violence and was saddened to see it hit the building she now lives in. Emotions ran high after Lubbock Police responded to a double shooting at the complex at around 7:45 p.m.. 19-year-old Jaylon Brown and ...

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 20:32