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4 Laws That Could Stem the Rising Threat of Mass Shootings - Scientific American
1/ Require permits to purchase

2/ Ban individuals convicted of any violent crime from gun purchase

3/ Make all serious domestic violence offenders surrender firearms

4/ Temporarily ban active alcohol abusers from firearms
belinda-wenner-moyer  gun-control  gun-violence  gun-safety  scientificamerican.com 
9 weeks ago by yolandaenoch
Majority of teens worry about school shootings, and so do most parents | Pew Research Center
More than half of U.S. teens say they are worried about the possibility of a shooting happening at their school, with one-in-four saying they are very worried.
guns  data  school-shootings  studies  fear  gun-violence 
april 2018 by capcrime
11-year-old [Naomi Wadler] speaks out for black girls who 'don't make the front page'
Naomi Wadler was among the youngest to speak at the March For Our Lives event in Washington, DC, calling attention to black girls whose stories "don't make the front page of every national newspaper."

"I am here to acknowledge & represent the African-American girls whose stories don't make the front page of every national newspaper, whose stories don't lead on the evening news," says Naomi Wadler, an 11-year-old from Alexandria, Va.
naomi-wadler  Twitter-moments  school-shootings  gun-violence  black-women  march-for-our-lives 
march 2018 by yolandaenoch
School Walkout Against Gun Violence: In Photos - The Atlantic
Across the United States today, students participated in walkouts to protest gun violence one month after the deadly shooting in a Florida high school.
school-safety  walkout  gun-control  social-movements  students  activism  gun-violence 
march 2018 by capcrime
Opinion | We Stand With the Students - The New York Times
The nation’s adults must listen to the students walking out of their schools Wednesday to protest gun violence.
student-movement  mass-shootings  nytimes  gun-violence 
march 2018 by capcrime
Gun rights are about keeping white men on top - The Washington Post
It shouldn't surprise us that mass shootings have increased as minorities and women strive for equality.
history  white-supremacy  wapo  second-amendment  gun-violence 
march 2018 by capcrime
With AR-15s, Mass Shooters Attack With the Rifle Firepower Typically Used by Infantry Troops - The New York Times
When a gunman walked into a Florida school on Feb. 14, his rifle let him fire in much the same way that many American soldiers and Marines would fire M16 and M4 rifles in combat.
firearms  ar-15  facts  nytimes  data  gun-control  gun-violence 
february 2018 by capcrime
Opinion | How to Reduce Shootings - The New York Times
It has happened yet again: Inevitably, predictably, fatefully, a gunman shot dead 26 people in a Texas church on Sunday.
data  gun-control  nytimes  studies  guns  gun-violence  nicholas-kristoff 
february 2018 by capcrime
America's gun problem, explained - Vox
On Sunday night, it happened again: a mass shooting in America. A shooter opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, reportedly killing and injuring multiple people. The shooting has already led to discussions about gun control. via Pocket
guns  politics  demographics  gun-violence 
november 2017 by myankelovich

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