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'I'm scared:' Six-year-old boy makes plea to end gun violence
CNN
(CNN) He's eloquent, passionate and powerful. And he's only 6 years old. Jeffrey Laney of St. Louis apparently has had it up to here with the violence that he's seen in the city. So he's talking about it -- his frustrations and his fears -- in a four ...
6-Year-Old Pleads With Community To Stop Gun Violence in Viral Video: 'I'm Scared To Die'Inside Edition
Boy, 6, featured in Facebook video condemning gun violenceNew York Daily News
Boy, 6, condemns gun violence: 'Stop killing each other!'The Grio
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:14

West Seattle Blog (blog)

Wondering what's being done about gun violence? City Council briefing Wednesday
West Seattle Blog (blog)
One answer just came in via the agenda for tomorrow morning's meeting of the City Council's Gender Equity, Safe Communities, and New Americans Committee – an item titled “Seattle Police Department Briefing on Gun Violence” is first up at 9:30 am.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:04

Newsweek

Gun Crime And Gun Control: Firearm Laws Mapped Between States
Newsweek
Because of inaction on the part of the federal government, it is up to each individual state to develop its own policies to reduce gun violence. To evaluate the effectiveness of these laws, researchers and policymakers need a way to track differences ...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 09:43

Gun violence near little league park sparks calls for action
10TV
Residents in Akron want city leaders to do more to address violence at a park where gunshots scattered children earlier this month. The Akron Beacon Journal reports that the local baseball association has hired an off-duty Akron police officer to ...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 08:59

The Coloradoan

Letter: Wear orange, rally for gun violence awareness
The Coloradoan
Last week, the Coloradoan reported that a young father had been shot to death on a busy Greeley street ("Greeley death highlights deadly combination of guns, road rage," May 19). Police think this April shooting, in broad daylight, was a violent case ...

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 20:51

WJXT Jacksonville

Jacksonville getting new technology to battle gun violence
WJXT Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville is getting new technology to battle gun violence in some of the city's most crime-plagued neighborhoods. It's called ShotSpotter, which is gunshot detection software -- similar to that used to detect earthquakes. The I ...

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 17:37

WYMT News (press release)

Bevin condemns gun violence in Facebook video
WYMT News (press release)
(WYMT) - Governor Matt Bevin condemned gun violence in a Facebook video after a shooting in Louisville. Police say seven-year-old Dequante Hobbs Jr. was having a snack at his kitchen table when he was shot. The boy's death makes the 49th homicide in ...
Mentor echoes Governor Bevin's call to stop violenceWKYT
Louisville Boy Dies By Stray Bullet, Bevin Hints At Community-Driven SolutionWUKY
Ne'Riah Miller's family offers prayers for family of slain 7-year-oldWHAS 11.com
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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 17:34

NBC 29 News

Northam Nabs LGBTQ Gun Violence PAC's Endorsement
Community Idea Stations
With less than a month left before voters cast ballots in party primaries, the Pride Fund to End Gun Violence Political Action Committee has endorsed Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam in the race for the Democratic Party's gubernatorial nomination.
Ralph Northam Holds Press Conference with LGBT, Gun Control PACNBC 29 News
Democratic Candidates For Governor Debate Gun ControlPatch.com

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 17:02

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Sen. Durbin Asks DOJ For Help Curbing Chicago Gun Violence ...
Chicagoist
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) Getty Images / Photo: Chip Somodevilla. With the ongoing roiling turmoil in the administration and ...
Durbin Asks Feds for Help with Gun Violence Prevention in Chicago ...Chicago Tonight | WTTW
Durbin Pens Letter To Jeff Sessions Asking for Chicago Resources ...NBC Chicago

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 16:20

New York Daily News

Boy, 6, featured in Facebook video condemning gun violence
New York Daily News
Young Jeffrey Laney, aka “Lil J,” of St. Louis, Mo., was featured in a video posted to his mother's Facebook account decrying gun violence. It's now gone viral. Laney, 6, urges people to stop all the violence that he now knows all too well, since his ...
6-Year-Old Pleads With Community To Stop Gun Violence in Viral Video: 'I'm Scared To Die'Inside Edition
Boy, 6, condemns gun violence: 'Stop killing each other!'The Grio
6-year-old boy fed up with violence, makes plea in Facebook videoQ13 FOX
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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 14:41