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Cook Co. Commissioner Pushes Plan To Reduce Chicago Gun Violence
Progress Illinois
Aspects of Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin's 7-point plan to curb gun violence received mixed reactions at a summit the West Side politician held Saturday. The most contorversial part of the plan involves charging individuals who commit gun ...
Gun violence summit gets mixed reactionsAustinTalks

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Monday, June 15, 2015 - 15:19

Bergen Dispatch

Bill To Protect Domestic Violence Victims From Gun Violence Clears NJ ...
Bergen Dispatch
Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Gabriela Mosquera, Lou Greenwald, Joseph Lagana, Dan Benson, Pamela Lampitt and Valerie Vainieri Huttle to strengthen New Jersey's gun laws and protect victims of domestic violence from gun violence ...

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Monday, June 15, 2015 - 14:16

Losing the battle against gun violence (commentary)
And the hot months of summer, when street violence traditionally surges, are just around the corner. But much of what we hear from Mayor Bill de Blasio these days is about rent-control regulations. Or getting even tougher with his Vision Zero program.

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Monday, June 15, 2015 - 12:50

Los Angeles Times

'Smart' guns may help prevent violence — if they can make it on the US market
Los Angeles Times
German entrepreneur Bernd Dietel had a radical idea about gun safety. After a 2002 shooting at the Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt that left 16 people dead, Dietel envisioned guns with coded digital locks, similar to the ones his company installed on ...

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Monday, June 15, 2015 - 07:03

New York Post

Gun violence ravaged the city this past week
New York Post
Gun violence raged across the city this past week — with 13 people shot on Saturday alone, police sources said. Between last Monday and noon Sunday, there were 44 shooting incidents, more than double the number for the same week in 2014, sources ...

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 01:32

Wall Street Journal

Police Work to Balance Crime Fighting With Protecting Citizens' Rights
Wall Street Journal
An increase in gun violence in New York City and other large municipalities across the country is reigniting a debate about how aggressive police officers should be in trying to prevent crime while protecting the rights of suspects and innocent citizens.

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 23:21

Gun violence spike tied to guns on streets
The unveiling of the much-anticipated and so-called 90-day plan by Cincinnati Police Chief Blackwell is a direct result of the city manager's efforts to seek a solution from the chief that explains why there has been such a huge spike in gun violence ...

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Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 12:21

Report finds background checks dropped gun violence by 40 per cent in ...
Before that, anyone could buy a new or second-hand gun. Including those who had criminal records for gun related crimes in the past. This new law meant even private or second hand sales needed to be reported to the state government and purchasers ...
Fact checking one of the worst WaPo gun control stories everHot Air
Gun groups denounce push for handgun licensesThe Hill
US gun groups denounce Democrats for gun bans proposalPress TV

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Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 08:43

Gun violence sends 2 to hospital in Surrey
Surrey RCMP are investigating, after more gun violence sent two men to hospital on Saturday night. Police said the shooting happened between two vehicles — a white or light-coloured sports utility vehicle (SUV) and a silver Pontiac Vibe — in the ...
Gun violence continues in Surrey Friday nightVancouver Sun (blog)

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Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 06:49

Chicago Tribune

Victims, community leaders discuss Boykin 7-point plan to end gun violence
Chicago Tribune
Seven years after losing her son to gun violence, Brenda Hale scanned the crowd before her Saturday with blank eyes and an expressionless face. She then held up a thick, cream-colored piece of paper. It was a signed letter from President Barack Obama, ...

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 19:42