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Editorial: Take steps to abate gun violence — now
Danbury News Times
A church, a movie theater, a military recruiting center — places where people gather with the expectation of public safety, places where people were gunned down in mass shootings this summer. Nine people died in the June 17 shooting at a church in ...

Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 15:39

Syracuse shootings: Gun violence down in 2015 despite brutal July 4 weekend
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Every four days in Syracuse this year, on average, somebody shot somebody else. That's 51 people with gunshot wounds in seven months – nearly two a week. But despite a wild Fourth of July weekend with 11 people shot, the number of ...

Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 08:51

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Jindal refuses to face reality of gun violence
The Advocate
We also know that, despite Jindal's professed shock that such a thing could ever happen in Louisiana, the state has among the laxest gun laws — some adopted with the governor's enthusiastic support — and highest rates of gun violence in the country ...
Stephanie Grace: Bobby Jindal refuses to face reality of gun violence - The ...Bayoubuzz
Gun-free zones advertise the defenselessLas Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

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Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 17:53

Worcester Telegram

Worcester police detail obstacles in addressing gun violence
Worcester Telegram
Police Chief Gary J. Gemme said the city is on pace to have another record year of gun violence. If the current pace keeps up, 2015 will close with around 36 non-fatal shootings. Several of those shootings have come over the summer, including the city ...

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 16:34

Huffington Post

Amy Schumer Hints She Will Push To Reduce Gun Violence
Huffington Post
"Be a voice for our generation and for women — two groups who make up most of the victims of the gun violence in our country," Clements wrote. "As you said and as I've learned, what truly matters in life is how you decide to write your own story. And ...
Schumer on gun violence fight: 'I'm on it'USA TODAY
Amy Schumer pledges to act against gun violence, thinks about Louisiana ...New York Daily News
Is Amy Schumer Working To Help Victims Of Gun Violence After The Louisiana
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 13:24

New York Daily News

Amy Schumer pledges to act against gun violence, thinks about Louisiana ...
New York Daily News
Amy Schumer has pledged to join the growing chorus of advocates against gun violence after the daughter of a Sandy Hook survivor called the comedian out online. "I know the guilt, the sadness, the hole in your heart you're feeling," Sarah Clements ...
Amy Schumer Responds to Open Letter From Sandy Hook Survivor's Daughter About ...Hollywood Reporter
Amy Schumer Responds to Open Letter About Trainwreck ShootingJezebel

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Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 11:26

New York state editorial roundup: Keep local control; Confront gun violence
Auburn Citizen
The state government has a bad habit of making exemptions for itself, often at the expense of the local communities where the impact of their decisions will be felt most. One of those special situations allows projects that are under state control to ...

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 06:06

Big Ten Network

BTN LiveBIG: Northwestern alum fights global gun violence with … fashion?
Big Ten Network
The guns were bigger than some of the kids,” Thum said. “That experience, like the one I'd had eight years before in South Africa, inspired me to want to transform guns into something to address illegal small arms proliferation and gun violence.” He ...

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 05:08

Police warn of gun violence in 26th District
Philadelphia police in the 26th District are warning residents of anticipated gun violence between two rival street gangs and asking community leaders to help diffuse tensions. Sgt. John Massi distributed a community alert Thursday urging anyone in ...

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 19:39

Can we decrease gun violence by treating it like an infectious disease? Signs ...
About a decade ago, the Chicago neighborhood where church leader and community activist Autry Phillips worked was consumed by gun violence. “Looking at 40, upwards of 50 shootings a year,” Phillips says. “[The] community was in an uproar, and one of ...

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Friday, July 31, 2015 - 16:30