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Column: 'When it comes to guns and the country of my birth, I despair'
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Column: 'When it comes to guns and the country of my birth, I despair'

Oct 3rd 2017, 7:00 PM 8,164 Views 125 Comments

The answers to the gun control question, to me and to millions of Americans, are obvious, writes Larry Donnelly.

Pregnant woman loses baby after fatal shooting at gender reveal party
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Pregnant woman loses baby after fatal shooting at gender reveal party

Jul 10th 2017, 8:22 AM 43,324 Views 23 Comments

The shooting happened near Cincinnati in the US state of Ohio

Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping
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Lotto ticket worth €6.1 million stored in Westmeath gun cabinet for safe keeping

May 9th 2017, 9:45 PM 23,771 Views 19 Comments

Each family member will receive €1 million from the prize.

A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election
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A Trump Republican who shot and killed himself last weekend has just won a New York primary election

Sep 14th 2016, 4:37 PM 27,197 Views 22 Comments

He was due to surrender to the FBI to face federal fraud charges before killing himself on Friday,

Teenage girl takes her own life after shooting classmate in Texas school
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Teenage girl takes her own life after shooting classmate in Texas school

Sep 8th 2016, 6:55 PM 29,748 Views 47 Comments

Schools in the rural town were locked down.

Donald Trump politicises the shooting dead of the cousin of an NBA basketball star
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Donald Trump politicises the shooting dead of the cousin of an NBA basketball star

Aug 28th 2016, 8:03 AM 22,957 Views 139 Comments

Nykea Aldridge, cousin of Dwyane Wade was shot dead in Chicago.

"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination
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"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination

Aug 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 28,115 Views 188 Comments

Trump has faced widespread condemnation for the comments.

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School
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Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School

Jul 29th 2016, 9:38 PM 20,164 Views 43 Comments

The scene of the 2012 Newtown massacre is now a high-tech building that will open in the autumn.

Courthouse shooting: Two bailiffs and gunman dead after shooting in Michigan
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Courthouse shooting: Two bailiffs and gunman dead after shooting in Michigan

Jul 11th 2016, 10:17 PM 19,709 Views 38 Comments

Another two people including a sheriff’s deputy were injured.

America has rejected over 100 gun-control measures since 2011 - but something may be changing
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America has rejected over 100 gun-control measures since 2011 - but something may be changing

Jun 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 11,959 Views 27 Comments

Any changes are stubbornly resisted.

The Boston Globe has been tweeting the names of mass shooting victims for the last 28 hours
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The Boston Globe has been tweeting the names of mass shooting victims for the last 28 hours

Jun 17th 2016, 8:54 AM 17,725 Views 77 Comments

And they’re still going.

'Call the police mommy, I'm gonna die': Mother shares texts sent from son at Florida nightclub
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'Call the police mommy, I'm gonna die': Mother shares texts sent from son at Florida nightclub

Jun 13th 2016, 10:52 AM 50,872 Views 60 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the 50 victims.

School security staff in Colorado are being armed with semi-automatic rifles
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School security staff in Colorado are being armed with semi-automatic rifles

Apr 23rd 2016, 2:00 PM 16,927 Views 79 Comments

Douglas County is spending more than $12,000 to buy 10 semiautomatics.

14 dead after two shooting rampages in one day
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14 dead after two shooting rampages in one day

Apr 23rd 2016, 8:27 AM 23,391 Views 30 Comments

At least one suspected gunman is still on the loose.

12-year-old boy shot dead hours after a memorial for his cousin who was also shot dead
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12-year-old boy shot dead hours after a memorial for his cousin who was also shot dead

Apr 18th 2016, 9:35 AM 23,563 Views 57 Comments

Jajuan Hubert Latham died on Saturday.

Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son
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Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son

Mar 9th 2016, 11:00 PM 58,828 Views 124 Comments

Jamie Gilt is a vocal advocate for gun ownership and was seriously injured.

14-year-old girl among seven killed in Michigan shooting spree
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14-year-old girl among seven killed in Michigan shooting spree

Feb 21st 2016, 10:20 AM 32,711 Views 48 Comments

Police said they believe the shootings were random and not targeting particular people

Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns
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Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns

Feb 16th 2016, 8:10 AM 23,540 Views 111 Comments

Jesse Hughes was speaking ahead of the band’s concert in Paris’s Olympia Theatre tonight.

Teenage boy charged with killing four in Canada shooting spree
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Teenage boy charged with killing four in Canada shooting spree

Jan 25th 2016, 9:15 AM 11,410 Views 0 Comments

The unnamed 17-year-old also faces seven counts of attempted murder.

Three-year-old boy shoots himself dead with father's handgun
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Three-year-old boy shoots himself dead with father's handgun

Jan 11th 2016, 7:45 PM 23,500 Views 47 Comments

The boy found the gun under the cash register at his father’s store.

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns
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Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns

Jan 8th 2016, 9:04 AM 7,730 Views 38 Comments

The US president took on the gun lobby in a forum televised on prime-time CNN last night.

Fox News host slams Obama's tearful display, says he hid 'raw onion' in podium
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Fox News host slams Obama's tearful display, says he hid 'raw onion' in podium

Jan 5th 2016, 10:17 PM 52,972 Views 151 Comments

Republican politicians and commentators have been lining up to criticise Obama for his emotional gun control announcement.

Watch: Obama in tears as he announces plan on gun control
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Watch: Obama in tears as he announces plan on gun control

Jan 5th 2016, 8:31 PM 30,426 Views 125 Comments

The US President became emotional as he remembered 20 elementary school children shot dead three years ago in Newtown, Connecticut.

What difference will Obama's new gun control plan make?
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What difference will Obama's new gun control plan make?

Jan 5th 2016, 7:56 AM 11,336 Views 48 Comments

The US president announced a series of executive actions to curb gun violence yesterday.

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much
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Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much

Jan 3rd 2016, 3:09 PM 9,938 Views 46 Comments

Republicans aren’t so keen on the President’s plans.

This newspaper's front page about gun control is amazing
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This newspaper's front page about gun control is amazing

Dec 7th 2015, 10:06 PM 30,400 Views 20 Comments

The New York Daily News has the NRA in its sights.

The New York Times uses front page to call for gun control
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The New York Times uses front page to call for gun control

Dec 5th 2015, 11:12 AM 17,330 Views 67 Comments

It is the first time the newspaper has used the front page for an editorial since 1920.

Chicago in shock after gang murder of nine-year-old boy lured into an alley and shot
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Chicago in shock after gang murder of nine-year-old boy lured into an alley and shot

Nov 27th 2015, 6:24 PM 22,376 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed the killing was an attempt to get revenge on the child’s father.

12-year-old boy arrested because he planned to shoot up his school
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12-year-old boy arrested because he planned to shoot up his school

Oct 31st 2015, 5:30 PM 18,084 Views 16 Comments

His classmate turned him in – and is being hailed as a hero for stopping a possible tragedy.

Donald Trump says gun laws are not to blame for Oregon shooting
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Donald Trump says gun laws are not to blame for Oregon shooting

Oct 3rd 2015, 4:01 PM 13,821 Views 92 Comments

The presidential hopeful said he felt that mental health issues were the bigger issue.

A history of violence: 10 dead in a US college shooting is not an aberration
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A history of violence: 10 dead in a US college shooting is not an aberration

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 8,981 Views 33 Comments

294 shootings in 267 days…

Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun
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Man accidentally shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie with a gun

Sep 2nd 2015, 8:40 PM 34,508 Views 79 Comments

Police say he was “handling a gun he believed to be unloaded.”

The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack
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The survivor of the Virginia shooting is awake and talking about the horrific attack

Aug 29th 2015, 3:30 PM 21,025 Views 6 Comments

Vicki Gardner was wounded as she fell to the ground after hearing the first shots.

Boston Police thwart potential gun attack at Pokemon World Championship
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Boston Police thwart potential gun attack at Pokemon World Championship

Aug 24th 2015, 11:41 AM 10,957 Views 20 Comments

Police say the two men carrying the guns had threatened violence.

Vince Vaughn: Guns in schools would help stop school shootings
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Vince Vaughn: Guns in schools would help stop school shootings

Jun 2nd 2015, 9:46 AM 17,811 Views 80 Comments

The actor told GQ that mass shootings only happen in schools that are defenceless.

Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs
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Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs

May 18th 2015, 6:48 PM 63,659 Views 115 Comments

Nine people died and 18 were wounded in the incident.

Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?
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Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?

Apr 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,693 Views 48 Comments

Magazine Mother Jones have crunched the grim figures.

Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)
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Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)

Apr 14th 2015, 4:21 PM 24,330 Views 52 Comments

Police say somebody will “held accountable for this tragedy”.

Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?
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Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?

Mar 15th 2015, 8:15 AM 13,572 Views 61 Comments

It depends on what you define a gun as, really.

Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town
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Seven people shot dead in shooting rampage in small US town

Feb 27th 2015, 3:45 PM 13,639 Views 42 Comments

The gunman also died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.