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The Racial Double Standard on Gun Violence
Huffington Post
But reading Nugent's column brought an equally important point home for me. The way we talk about incidents of gun violence in this country -- and the solutions we propose to stem future acts of violence -- seems to be dramatically different depending ...

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Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 08:08

Fayetteville city leaders see movie on youth and gun violence
WTVD-TV
The video is being shown to middle school students as part of a two-hour lesson on youth violence. So far, police say several hundred students have seen the movie. Police hope to show the video to all 8,600 middle school students in Fayetteville by the ...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 23:35

Mpls. Police To Combat Gun Violence With State-Of-The-Art Ballistic Machine
CBS Local
A new initiative to stop gun violence in north Minneapolis includes a machine that looks like it's right out of CSI. It's called the IBIS and it analyzes and compares firearm related evidence stored in a database. The process starts by putting a fired ...

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 21:26

Police: 1 killed, 7 wounded in Wednesday gun violence
MyFox Chicago
A man was shot to death and at least seven other people were hurt in shootings across the city on Wednesday, police said. The fatal shooting happened about 10:30 p.m. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood. Witnesses told police they heard shots and ...

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Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 07:20

WTAM.com

Politicians, law enforcement experts and activists drawn together at gun ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Jobs, social services, education and mentorship lie at the heart of a comprehensive strategy to combat gun violence in Cleveland neighborhoods, a series of activists, law enforcement officials and legislators affirmed during a ...
Stop the Violence: Gun Violence, Prevention and Solution Forum19 Action News

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 19:16

Delmarva Daily Times

Sheriff's gun views spark effort to revoke certification
Delmarva Daily Times
The campaign to revoke Lewis' teaching certification began Monday, and as of about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, about 1,470 signatures had been collected via an online petition, said Ladd Everitt, director of communications for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence ...

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 09:53

Indianapolis Star

Exclusive: As violence rises, prosecutors bargain away gun charges
Indianapolis Star
Leandrew "L-Rock" Beasley, a drug dealer with a history of gun violence, took part in a wild and deadly shootout on the Northeastside not long after getting out of prison in 2012. In the melee, Beasley clutched a gun in each fist, blasting away. More ...

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 06:15

NPR

To Counter Gun Violence, Researchers Seek Deeper Data
NPR
For the first time in nearly two decades, federal money is beginning to flow into gun violence research. And there's growing momentum behind creating a reliable national reporting database for firearm injuries and deaths. On the front lines at the Los ...
Dead kids and accidental shootouts: A September snapshot of gun violence in ...Salon

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Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 18:29

Indiana Public Media

Peace Dove sculpture commemorates victims of gun violence
WTHR
Around 1,200 metal parts of guns, knives and swords are carefully constructed into the shape of a bird. It's a welcome addition to the library's permanent collection for a local mother who lost her only child, a son, to gun violence nine years ago in ...
Slideshow: Firefighter Turns 750 Lbs Of Guns Into A DoveIndiana Public Media
Sculpture made of destroyed guns unveiledUSA TODAY

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 12:22

Reuters

California governor signs 'gun violence restraining order' law
Reuters
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - People who fear a close relative may commit gun violence will be able to petition a judge to temporarily remove the person's firearms in California, under a bill signed into law on Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown.
California Law Allows Family Members to Remove Relative's Guns for SafetyTIME
California Gun Violence Restraining Order Bill Signed by BrownBloomberg
Brown signs bill creating temporary gun violence restraining orderDaily Californian
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 19:06