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Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church
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Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church

Dec 30th 2019, 8:05 AM 11,696 Views 28 Comments

The attacker was shot by a member of the congregation.

New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban
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New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban

Dec 21st 2019, 3:27 PM 47,735 Views 62 Comments

The government banned the most lethal types of semi-automatic weapons after a gunman killed 51 worshippers at two mosques.

US Democratic debate focuses on healthcare, gun control and taking on billionaires
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US Democratic debate focuses on healthcare, gun control and taking on billionaires

Oct 16th 2019, 8:05 AM 10,572 Views 76 Comments

There was one thing they all agreed on – President Donald Trump should be impeached.

Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight
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Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight

Oct 6th 2019, 3:45 PM 15,286 Views 11 Comments

Authorities said the shooting stemmed from an earlier altercation.

$800 million settlement reached to compensate families bereaved by Las Vegas gun massacre
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$800 million settlement reached to compensate families bereaved by Las Vegas gun massacre

Oct 3rd 2019, 8:15 PM 17,079 Views 32 Comments

Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed over the 2017 shooting that claimed 58 innocent lives, the worst in modern US history.

US teenager kills five family members in Alabama shooting
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US teenager kills five family members in Alabama shooting

Sep 3rd 2019, 2:59 PM 31,869 Views 55 Comments

The 14-year-old boy called police and confessed to the crime.

Two Chicago mothers who were anti-gun violence activists shot dead in south of city
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Two Chicago mothers who were anti-gun violence activists shot dead in south of city

Jul 31st 2019, 11:11 AM 55,128 Views 51 Comments

Police don’t believe Chantell Grant or Andrea Stoudemire were the intended targets of last Friday’s shooting.

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting
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Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

Mar 18th 2019, 5:46 PM 10,719 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the company that sold weapons to Brenton Tarrant said it was a legal, “ordinary sale”.

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach
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'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Oct 29th 2018, 3:55 PM 10,463 Views 7 Comments

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

'We're putting out a damn paper' - Newspaper where five were killed goes to print
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'We're putting out a damn paper' - Newspaper where five were killed goes to print

Jun 29th 2018, 7:02 AM 35,721 Views 79 Comments

“We’re just doing our job.”

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march
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'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march

Mar 25th 2018, 9:36 AM 19,416 Views 58 Comments

More than a million people took to the streets across the US yesterday to call for tighter gun control.

'No more silence': Hundreds of thousands march for gun control in the US
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'No more silence': Hundreds of thousands march for gun control in the US

Mar 24th 2018, 7:36 PM 17,435 Views 112 Comments

Organisers of the March for Our Lives rally in Washington hoped their protest would match in numbers and spirit last year’s women’s march.

'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence
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'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence

Mar 14th 2018, 3:45 PM 12,224 Views 29 Comments

The protests come after 17 people were killed during a school shooting in Florida last month.

Rihanna calls for an end to gun violence as her cousin is killed
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Rihanna calls for an end to gun violence as her cousin is killed

Dec 27th 2017, 2:15 PM 22,210 Views 63 Comments

The pop star took to Instagram to post an emotional call.

Man killed in north Dublin shooting
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Man killed in north Dublin shooting

Oct 28th 2017, 7:53 AM 39,456 Views 29 Comments

The incident occurred at Moatview Avenue in the early hours of this morning.

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people
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'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people

Sep 20th 2017, 4:18 PM 19,980 Views 50 Comments

Kenneth James Gleason, from Louisiana, killed two black men last week.

Gardaí hunt for second suspect who fled scene of foiled gangland hit
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Gardaí hunt for second suspect who fled scene of foiled gangland hit

Sep 7th 2017, 9:26 AM 16,665 Views 22 Comments

A man in his late 20s was arrested at the scene and a gun was recovered by gardaí.

Nine-year-old boy among 11 killed in Chicago shootings
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Nine-year-old boy among 11 killed in Chicago shootings

Jul 17th 2017, 10:15 PM 60,640 Views 84 Comments

The child was among 56 people shot in the city over the weekend.

Two-year-old shot dead in attack streamed live on Facebook
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Two-year-old shot dead in attack streamed live on Facebook

Feb 16th 2017, 8:25 AM 21,787 Views 46 Comments

Police said last night that they were still searching for a suspect in the shooting which shocked Chicago.

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.

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 52,977 Views 151 Comments

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

'I surprised my mum when I told her I’m more afraid of visiting home in the US than living here'
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'I surprised my mum when I told her I’m more afraid of visiting home in the US than living here'

Dec 20th 2015, 12:00 PM 1,206 Views 51 Comments

Incidents of gun violence have become so commonplace back home that I can’t remember a time when we could go a full week without hearing about a shooting.

One person killed, 3 injured in shooting at Northern Arizona University
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One person killed, 3 injured in shooting at Northern Arizona University

Oct 9th 2015, 12:05 PM 10,587 Views 103 Comments

The conditions of the injured victims are not yet known.

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.

Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle
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Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle

Feb 17th 2014, 10:04 PM 13,299 Views 23 Comments

The rifle was discovered as part of an ongoing garda investigation during the search of a house in Ballyshannon this evening.

Man in Belfast shot in both knees and both ankles
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Man in Belfast shot in both knees and both ankles

Feb 7th 2014, 8:46 PM 14,215 Views 30 Comments

Two men forced their way into a house in west Belfast this evening, police have said.

Three shot near Pittsburgh high school
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Three shot near Pittsburgh high school

Nov 13th 2013, 9:27 PM 7,190 Views 19 Comments

Police are still looking for the shooter and the three victims have been taken to hospital.

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.

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.

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime
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Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime

Feb 13th 2013, 7:27 AM 2,807 Views 9 Comments

The US president set out an ambitious agenda for his second term in his fifth State of the Union address in Washington overnight. Watch key excerpts from the speech…

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators
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Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

Jan 31st 2013, 10:26 AM 3,251 Views 4 Comments

The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school
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New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:10 PM 13,820 Views 72 Comments

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

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.

Authorities find 'body of sister' of gunman who killed 2 NY firemen
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Authorities find 'body of sister' of gunman who killed 2 NY firemen

Dec 26th 2012, 2:02 PM 9,663 Views 13 Comments

Cheryl Spengler has been missing since Monday, the day that William Spengler set his home ablaze, luring firefighters to the scene where he shot two dead.

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'
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NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'

Dec 21st 2012, 5:17 PM 11,534 Views 151 Comments

The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month
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Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month

Dec 19th 2012, 8:12 PM 4,463 Views 26 Comments

Obama has asked his vice president Joe Biden to lead efforts to formulate proposals that he insists will not impinge on the Second Amendment, which enshrines the right to bear arms in the US.