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Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade
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Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade

Jan 21st 2015, 8:46 AM 19,670 Views 74 Comments

The Taken star said private gun owership in the US is a “f***ing disgrace”.

Family grapple with how to tell 2-year-old that he shot and killed his mother at Walmart
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Family grapple with how to tell 2-year-old that he shot and killed his mother at Walmart

Dec 31st 2014, 6:17 PM 28,772 Views 59 Comments

Veronica Rutledge (29) was a nuclear research scientist who had a passion for guns.

Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat
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Sandy Hook Elementary school evacuated after fake bomb threat

Oct 1st 2014, 6:27 PM 9,408 Views 34 Comments

That’s where 26 children and teachers were shot dead in 2012.

Man charged with shooting the drunk driver that killed his two sons is acquitted
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Man charged with shooting the drunk driver that killed his two sons is acquitted

Aug 27th 2014, 8:33 PM 40,138 Views 89 Comments

David Barajas’ two sons were killed by the driver as they pushed a truck in Texas.

Should Ireland have a firearms licensing body?
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Should Ireland have a firearms licensing body?

Jun 15th 2014, 8:30 PM 20,831 Views 161 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says that she is expecting a report on the issue soon.

Poll: Would you support a gun amnesty?
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Poll: Would you support a gun amnesty?

Jun 14th 2014, 10:02 AM 10,611 Views 87 Comments

After the shooting of a six-year-old boy, should a more radical approach to gun control be considered?

Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes
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Gun control review sparks calls for compensation schemes

Mar 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 15,003 Views 45 Comments

A gun club association is also highlighting misinterpretation of handgun licensing legislation.

Two students shot in Philadelphia school, shooter now in custody
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Two students shot in Philadelphia school, shooter now in custody

Jan 17th 2014, 9:29 PM 9,684 Views 21 Comments

Authorities say a male student and a female student were shot in the arm.

Two-month-old girl shot dead in Pennsylvania
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Two-month-old girl shot dead in Pennsylvania

Dec 26th 2013, 6:39 PM 29,845 Views 42 Comments

The tragedy occurred on Christmas Eve.

One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services
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One year after Sandy Hook, US to give $100m to mental health services

Dec 11th 2013, 7:40 AM 3,114 Views 10 Comments

Vice President Joe Biden made the announcement as he met with families of children killed in the Newtown school shooting.

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982
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This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982

Sep 21st 2013, 9:15 AM 13,096 Views 100 Comments

This week’s Washington DC shootings brought to 36 the number of Americans killed in mass shootings in 2013.

Florida man charged with murder after posting pictures of dead wife on Facebook
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Florida man charged with murder after posting pictures of dead wife on Facebook

Aug 9th 2013, 2:29 PM 21,195 Views 21 Comments

Derek Medina posted pictures of his wife’s body along with the words, “I’m going to prison or death sentence for killing my wife”.

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage
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Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

Jun 14th 2013, 6:55 AM 5,225 Views 21 Comments

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
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Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

Jun 4th 2013, 6:45 PM 6,459 Views 39 Comments

James Holmes will now undergo months of psychiatric testing to determine whether he was sane at the time.

Bullets made of chocolate? America's VP says the world would be a better place
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Bullets made of chocolate? America's VP says the world would be a better place

May 15th 2013, 1:17 PM 8,129 Views 18 Comments

Joe Biden told a second-grader that he “really liked” his idea about guns that shoot chocolate instead of bullets.

Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity
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Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity

May 13th 2013, 7:32 PM 10,396 Views 0 Comments

James Holmes entered a ‘not guilty’ plea by default – but lawyers may now plead insanity to spare the death penalty.

Guns are 'important' cause of youth injury - US Medical Association
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Guns are 'important' cause of youth injury - US Medical Association

Apr 23rd 2013, 9:52 PM 5,810 Views 27 Comments

The study found that while 13 per cent of gunshot injuries resulted in death, only 1.7 of those who suffered from other injuries died.

US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks
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US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks

Apr 17th 2013, 9:45 PM 7,684 Views 119 Comments

The vote is a major blow to the Obama administration.

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law
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US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law

Apr 11th 2013, 6:56 PM 3,546 Views 17 Comments

The law contains an expansion of background checks for gun purchases at firearm shows and on the internet but not between relatives and friends.

"My husband is fighting as hard as he can" - Michelle Obama challenges politicians on guns
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"My husband is fighting as hard as he can" - Michelle Obama challenges politicians on guns

Apr 11th 2013, 12:15 PM 5,409 Views 18 Comments

The US first lady highlighted the case of a 15-year-old girl who was shot dead in January, one week after she sang at Barack Obama’s inauguration.

Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'
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Obama slams Republicans for gun reform 'stunts'

Apr 9th 2013, 8:42 AM 4,809 Views 4 Comments

The US president gave his second big speech on gun control in a week in a Connecticut town close to where the Sandy Hook massacre took place.

Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre
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Connecticut passes 'toughest gun law in the US' after Sandy Hook massacre

Apr 4th 2013, 8:11 AM 8,138 Views 90 Comments

Connecticut is set to become the third state to vote in new gun control rules following the Newtown shooting.

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in US cinema shooting
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Prosecutors to seek death penalty in US cinema shooting

Apr 1st 2013, 7:00 PM 11,253 Views 69 Comments

“In all the information that is available to me, it is my intention that for James Eagan Holmes in this case, justice is death,” the prosecuting lawyer said today.

Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on
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Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on

Mar 21st 2013, 7:00 PM 69 Views 107 Comments

After Newtown, Larry Donnelly was optimistic that the US might work towards stricter gun laws – but news that a ban on assault weapons has been removed from the legislation currently being considered has caused him to lose hope.

US teen pleads guilty to killing three at school
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US teen pleads guilty to killing three at school

Feb 26th 2013, 7:40 PM 11,552 Views 13 Comments

TJ Lane, 18, had previously pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity but changed his plea a day before the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting.

Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents
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Biden urges action on gun control in conference attended by Sandy Hook parents

Feb 22nd 2013, 9:41 AM 1,894 Views 16 Comments

Biden advocated a series of proposals, including universal background checks for gun owners, a ban on many military-style weapons and a limit on the size of magazines.

Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws
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Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis is against gun control laws

Feb 6th 2013, 4:57 PM 14,951 Views 42 Comments

He also rejects link between Hollywood shootouts and real-life gun crime.

White House issues photo of Obama with gun
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White House issues photo of Obama with gun

Feb 3rd 2013, 7:40 AM 12,377 Views 49 Comments

The image, dated from last August, shows the President skeet shooting.

US gun owners most likely to be white, male and married - study
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US gun owners most likely to be white, male and married - study

Feb 1st 2013, 8:45 PM 4,850 Views 50 Comments

The Gallup research found 30 per cent of Americans own a gun, with people in the south of the country most likely to be gun owners.

Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence
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Obama unveils sweeping proposals to help curb gun violence

Jan 16th 2013, 9:50 PM 8,045 Views 90 Comments

President Obama demanded an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre
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Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre

Jan 7th 2013, 12:02 PM 5,822 Views 14 Comments

A week-long preliminary hearing will determine whether James Holmes, 25, will stand trial for the fatal shootings of 12 people last July.

Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting
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Pic: The moment Obama learned of Sandy Hook shooting

Jan 5th 2013, 12:25 PM 25,227 Views 61 Comments

The US president later described this as the worst day in his presidency.

Petition to deport Piers Morgan from the US now at over 70,000
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Petition to deport Piers Morgan from the US now at over 70,000

Dec 26th 2012, 5:31 PM 17,536 Views 84 Comments

The CNN host is coming under severe criticism for his outspoken views on gun control in the United States.

NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work
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NRA says planned gun legislation is "phony", won't work

Dec 23rd 2012, 5:12 PM 7,348 Views 93 Comments

The NRA’s executive vice presidents said planned legislation to outlaw military-style assault weapons wouldn’t work.

One of Pennsylvania slain had been decorating hall for children's party
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One of Pennsylvania slain had been decorating hall for children's party

Dec 22nd 2012, 11:31 AM 6,762 Views 8 Comments

Police still trying to discover motive behind shooting of three people in a rural area of Pennsylvania.

Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings
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Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings

Dec 21st 2012, 2:57 PM 2,540 Views 8 Comments

26 bells were sounded – one for each of the victims of last week’s shooting – after a moment of silence.

Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown
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Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown

Dec 19th 2012, 7:49 AM 7,184 Views 6 Comments

Sandy Hook elementary remains closed, though, and children have been invited to attend alternative schools next month.

Obama due to attend interfaith vigil for Newtown victims
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Obama due to attend interfaith vigil for Newtown victims

Dec 16th 2012, 10:38 AM 4,726 Views 20 Comments

The President will visit the scene of Friday’s school massacre to sympathise with the families of the 27 victims.