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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.

Armed militia refuse to leave government property after men they were "defending" hand themselves in
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Armed militia refuse to leave government property after men they were "defending" hand themselves in

Jan 5th 2016, 12:16 PM 10,813 Views 27 Comments

Police urged the protesters to “Go home, be with your own families and end this peacefully.”

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 11,339 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 9,939 Views 46 Comments

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

Trump spokeswoman threatens to 'wear a foetus' on TV following backlash over bullet necklace
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Trump spokeswoman threatens to 'wear a foetus' on TV following backlash over bullet necklace

Dec 30th 2015, 10:05 PM 39,128 Views 41 Comments

Katrina Pierson said it would raise awareness about abortion.

18-year-old man who 'pointed a gun at off-duty policeman' shot dead in crowded shopping centre
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18-year-old man who 'pointed a gun at off-duty policeman' shot dead in crowded shopping centre

Dec 25th 2015, 8:36 AM 17,448 Views 25 Comments

The shooting was caused by a long-standing dispute

A gun rights group is holding a "fake mass shooting" at a Texas college this week
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A gun rights group is holding a "fake mass shooting" at a Texas college this week

Dec 9th 2015, 9:47 PM 13,931 Views 57 Comments

“It’s a fake mass shooting, and we’ll use fake blood.”

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 30,403 Views 20 Comments

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

University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"
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University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"

Dec 7th 2015, 8:36 PM 19,380 Views 35 Comments

His comments were rebuked by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as “rash and repugnant”.

Man arrested with guns and fake badge was posing as an air marshal
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Man arrested with guns and fake badge was posing as an air marshal

Dec 5th 2015, 7:30 PM 17,630 Views 7 Comments

He was in court yesterday.

Two San Bernardino attackers identified, 14 confirmed dead in shooting
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Two San Bernardino attackers identified, 14 confirmed dead in shooting

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:47 AM 94,891 Views 196 Comments

The shooters – who are believed to have been married – were killed in a police shootout hours after the attack.

A man in France has been shot by his dog
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A man in France has been shot by his dog

Nov 23rd 2015, 9:20 PM 20,416 Views 43 Comments

The dog has not been charged by police.

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Chicago "on the tipping point" as police get ready to release video of officer shooting black teenager 16 times

Nov 23rd 2015, 6:24 PM 22,424 Views 64 Comments

Laquan McDonald was shot in October last year.

Mountjoy prison went into lockdown after cannabis grinder found on a landing
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Mountjoy prison went into lockdown after cannabis grinder found on a landing

Nov 11th 2015, 3:13 PM 24,531 Views 85 Comments

All prisoners were locked in their cells.

Guns, bullets, silencers, and cocaine found during garda search
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Guns, bullets, silencers, and cocaine found during garda search

Nov 6th 2015, 9:59 AM 16,220 Views 10 Comments

A house was raided in Clondalkin last night.

Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght
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Photos: The €3 million worth of drugs and guns seized in Tallaght

Oct 30th 2015, 7:14 AM 49,160 Views 51 Comments

Two rifles and a shotgun with a silencer and telescopic sights were also found in the seizure.

Seven years on, Gavin McCarthy's murderer has never been brought to justice
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Seven years on, Gavin McCarthy's murderer has never been brought to justice

Oct 19th 2015, 1:33 PM 14,395 Views 25 Comments

The 21 year old was shot outside a Chinese takeaway on Sheriff Street in Dublin.

Two-year-old finds gun in car, shoots grandmother in the back
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Two-year-old finds gun in car, shoots grandmother in the back

Oct 13th 2015, 4:18 PM 12,893 Views 37 Comments

Local police say that there may be charges levelled.

Family of black motorist shot by police in shocking video reaches pay settlement
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Family of black motorist shot by police in shocking video reaches pay settlement

Oct 9th 2015, 7:41 AM 10,888 Views 23 Comments

A South Carolina patrolman is charged with the murder for Walter Scott.

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 13,825 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 8,983 Views 33 Comments

294 shootings in 267 days…

Three people killed in separate US shooting
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Three people killed in separate US shooting

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:26 AM 14,395 Views 59 Comments

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

An American gunmaker put a Bible verse on a 'Christian' assault rifle so that no 'Muslim terrorist' can use it
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# Uncle Psalm

An American gunmaker put a Bible verse on a 'Christian' assault rifle so that no 'Muslim terrorist' can use it

Sep 16th 2015, 3:00 PM 23,812 Views 98 Comments

It features a psalm and a cross.

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 34,516 Views 79 Comments

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

Police hunt for three suspects after officer is shot dead
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Police hunt for three suspects after officer is shot dead

Sep 1st 2015, 9:14 PM 16,858 Views 36 Comments

The man was a father of four.

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 10,961 Views 20 Comments

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

Man "may have been shot dead by his two-year-old son"
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Man "may have been shot dead by his two-year-old son"

Aug 19th 2015, 4:50 PM 18,302 Views 41 Comments

Hoover PD said that the man and the child were the only occupants of the home.

A country full of AK-47s is banning toy guns
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A country full of AK-47s is banning toy guns

Aug 1st 2015, 10:00 AM 9,593 Views 15 Comments

Almost two hundred children have been injured by toys guns.

Man found dead in car was "alien-human hybrid" who had 1,200 guns
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Man found dead in car was "alien-human hybrid" who had 1,200 guns

Jul 25th 2015, 7:00 AM 47,586 Views 37 Comments

And may have been a spy.

'"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade
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# The Rising

'"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade

Jul 15th 2015, 4:00 PM 18,678 Views 55 Comments

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney said the Defence Forces will be central to practically all of the events that will happen next year.

Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla
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Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla

Jun 20th 2015, 10:45 AM 17,091 Views 0 Comments

Two other men arrested in connection with the murder were released without charge.

Charleston church shooting suspect charged with nine murders
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Charleston church shooting suspect charged with nine murders

Jun 19th 2015, 6:25 PM 32,153 Views 92 Comments

Dylann Storm Roof was arrested yesterday after allegedly shooting nine people dead.

The US weapons maker behind the 'gun that won the west' is going bankrupt
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The US weapons maker behind the 'gun that won the west' is going bankrupt

Jun 15th 2015, 5:15 PM 15,004 Views 29 Comments

Colt Defense dates back to the early 19th century.

Teacher accidentally shoots dead 12-year-old student while cleaning his gun
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Teacher accidentally shoots dead 12-year-old student while cleaning his gun

Jun 12th 2015, 6:10 AM 15,369 Views 12 Comments

Teachers in northwest Pakistan were given permission to carry firearms in the classroom after Taliban militants massacred 132 students at a school in December.

Vince Vaughn: Guns in schools would help stop school shootings
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# Self-defence

Vince Vaughn: Guns in schools would help stop school shootings

Jun 2nd 2015, 9:46 AM 17,812 Views 80 Comments

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

Unusual gun used to kill ex-IRA commander Jock Davison
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Unusual gun used to kill ex-IRA commander Jock Davison

May 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 26,933 Views 48 Comments

“We need to get this gun off the streets, and apprehend the killer.”

Deadly Waco shootout started when someone ran over biker's foot
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Deadly Waco shootout started when someone ran over biker's foot

May 19th 2015, 9:47 PM 25,098 Views 51 Comments

Nine people were killed in the brawl and 170 people have since been charged.

Hero teacher tackles student who fired shots in school
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Hero teacher tackles student who fired shots in school

Apr 27th 2015, 8:12 PM 20,947 Views 7 Comments

Brady Olson, a civics and government teacher, stopped the shooter, tackling him to the ground according to witnesses.

An Uber driver drew his weapon, fired six shots and stopped a potential mass shooting
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An Uber driver drew his weapon, fired six shots and stopped a potential mass shooting

Apr 23rd 2015, 6:06 AM 37,179 Views 87 Comments

That’s according to prosecutors in Chicago.

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 24,335 Views 52 Comments

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