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Women, whose lives were marred by gun violence, get a helping hand through ...
Omaha World-Herald
Some of the families served by The World-Herald's Goodfellows charity are struggling with fallout from Omaha's gun violence. Take, for example, a 54-year-old grandmother who is taking care of five of her grandchildren. She said she fell behind on bills ...

Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 01:32

Community Leaders Address Gun Violence Among Homeless after Miller Park Shooting
He says he often comes across homeless people who carry pocket knives, but has hardly ever encountered someone with a gun. "I've been doing this almost 16 years now and maybe one time in 16 years have we ever come across a guy that was armed with ...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 20:16

Chicago Reader

'Chi-Raq' Star Angela Bassett on Chicago Gun Violence: 'It's Shameful' (Video)
“Chi-Raq,” a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play “Lysistrata” by Aristophanes, is set against the backdrop of soaring gang violence in Chicago. The Amazon Studios release debuts on Dec. 4 in select theaters, and will then be available on ...
Spike Lee takes on Chicago gun violence, but where are the victims?Chicago Reader
Chicago fallout: 'Chi-Raq' uproar fades with release of Laquan McDonald videoChicago Tribune

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 20:09

Chicago Reader

Spike Lee takes on Chicago gun violence, but where are the victims?
Chicago Reader
In 2014 Noisey, a music site created by Vice, the alternative media empire valued in the low billions, launched a dreadful eight-part Web documentary on Chicago hip-hop and gun violence called Chiraq. Noisey's unenlightening venture drew millions of ...
'Chi-Raq' Star Angela Bassett on Chicago Gun Violence: 'It's Shameful' (Video)TheWrap

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 15:57

Mass shootings a small percentage of U.S. gun violence | Letter
At first I took exception to the Tom Toles cartoon on the Nov. 23 editorial page, stating that there were 33,000 gun-related deaths per year in the United States, which seemed a little exaggerated to me. Upon doing a little research on my own, I found ...

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 14:07

Stars Attend Brady Bear Awards And Say No To Gun Violence
Look To The Stars
Some of entertainment's biggest names joined political leaders and activists at the Brady Bear Awards in New York City last Thursday, November 19, to say they'd had #ENOUGH of the destructive gun violence that takes 89 American lives each day.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 11:34

Daily Beast

?Chi-Raq?: Spike Lee?s Urgent, Mesmerizing Call to End Gun Violence in Chicago
Daily Beast
... Helen (Angela Bassett), an old school Dr. King disciple who schools her younger counterpart in social awareness and personal responsibility, and Irene (Jennifer Hudson, who lost her mother, brother, and nephew to gun violence in Chicago), the ...
Beyond 'Chi-Raq': 5 movies (and a series) about Chicago violenceChicago Tribune

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 04:15

Reynolds: Sen. Stanley could do something against gun violence
Roanoke Times
I agree with J. Francis Amos' contention in his letter of Nov. 16 ("Grieving father needs to find peace") that Andy Parker did not help his cause by using inflammatory language against Sen. Bill Stanley. I disagree completely, however, with Amos ...

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 00:05

Gun Violence and Mass Shootings: Is Mental Illness to Blame?
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- From the tragedy at a Roanoke, Virginia news station to the Colorado Theater shooting in Aurora-- gun violence continues to be a major problem nationwide. It happens too often. Several people killed by gunfire at the hands of ...

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 20:07

CBS News

Hillary Clinton meets with gun violence survivors and families
CBS News
While Hillary Clinton was in Boulder for a grassroots organizing event Tuesday, she also met with survivors of gun violence and their family members. Two of the nation's major mass shootings were in Colorado -- the Columbine High School shooting in ...
Hillary Clinton Wins Top Gun Control AwardOutdoorHub

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 18:27