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Leaders, gun violence survivors rally to close Charleston loophole at Emanuel AME Church
Charleston Post Courier
He and other organizers at the event expressed frustration that the General Assembly has failed to act on any of the roughly 50 gun-related bills before them, especially bipartisan proposals to close what has become known as the “Charleston loophole ...
Families impacted by gun violence unite at Mother Emanuel calling for gun reformLive 5 News
Hundreds of victims of gun violence gather at Emanuel AMEWCBD News 2
Mothers travel to Charleston to speak on gun

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Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 20:48

Hundreds attend anti-gun violence picnic, rally in NW Miami-Dade
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NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Several hundred concerned residents came together in Northwest Miami-Dade, Sunday, for a community picnic and a peace rally in an effort to end gun violence in South Florida. About 300 people gathered at ...

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Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 18:25

Sacramento Bee

After daughter's death, a chance to reduce gun violence
Sacramento Bee
Finally, the issues are coming straight to California voters – an overwhelming majority of whom, according to polls, support stronger laws to reduce gun violence. This initiative will help save an incalculable number of lives by putting in place common ...

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 03:00

"Lay-down" Vigil Honors Victims of Gun Violence
"Lay-down" Vigil Honors Victims of Gun Violence. Jason Lamb. 10:02 PM, Apr 23, 2016. 11:06 PM, Apr 23, 2016. Previous Next. A community leader known for putting together gun violence vigils inside a church set up a vigil of a different kind Saturday. WTVF.

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 23:07

Richmond group brings awareness to gun violence
Their final prayer ceremony was held at city hall. The church's pastor says they hope to reduce crime in the city. "The accessibility of guns is too available in our communities, and it's our desire to see the decline in the guns that are being ...

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 22:18

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tevlin: Gun violence gets personal for couple
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Long before it became personal, Athena Adkins wondered whether there was anything she could do about gun violence. The light bulb went off when she heard about schools conducting drills to teach students how to hide from armed intruders. It had come to ...

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Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 18:51

CBS Local

Woodland Hills Students Standing Against Gun Violence
CBS Local
TURTLE CREEK (KDKA) — Eighth grade students from Woodland Hills Academy in Turtle Creek are taking a stand against gun violence. They gathered Saturday, pledging to not resolve disputes using gun violence. Social Studies teacher Adam Forgie said ...
Guns and violence will not define us, pledge eighth-grade activists of Woodland HillsPittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 18:37

Gun violence demo gets real about shooting's effects
A woman, acting as a gunshot victim's mother Saturday in a Wilmington Police Department event, screams out as she is told bad news by a medical professional volunteer and hospital chaplain. The 'Truth About Youth and Violence' event aims to show youth ...

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 17:22

Washington Post

This may be the best way to measure gun violence in America
Washington Post
In Canton, Ohio, one of the most common complaints that police chief Bruce Lawver hears is about gunfire. Shots fired. That unnerving pop of a firearm being discharged. Last year, at least 772 bullets were fired in one tiny part of Canton, a city of 73 ...

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Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 17:13

WATE 6 On Your Side

Norfolk NAACP speaks out on gun violence
WATE 6 On Your Side
The NAACP statement pointed out that Norfolk has already had 17 homicides this year and said that the effects of gun violence are often overlooked and have impacts on the parents and children of the victims. To help combat crime, The Norfolk Branch of ...

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Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 16:40