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NRA reveals 'school shield' plan: armed guards on every campus 'will save lives'

The National Rifle Association has unveiled its recommendations for placing at least one armed guard inside every school campus in the country in …

Morning Joe poll: 60 percent of Americans want stricter gun laws

Strong majorities of Americans say they favor stricter gun laws, including an assault-weapons ban and universal background checks for private gun sales, according to a new national Morning Joe/Marist poll.<p>Read the entire poll here<p>Six in 10 respondents – including 83 percent of Democrats, 43 percent …

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In Aurora Shooting Case, a Public Pushback Against the Death Penalty

Does justice demand sending James Holmes to death row, as the prosecutor insists? Or would that money be better spent on schools, parks, and roads?<p>R.J. Sangosti/Reuters<p>To give you a sense of how far the public debate over capital punishment has moved toward rationality over the past few decades you …

Shocking! Indian Engineers Introduce Electric ‘Anti-Rape’ Underwear

Three engineers in India have developed undergarments intended to help women fend off unwanted attacks by delivering electric shocks.<p>India’s recent …

Connecticut passes toughest U.S. gun laws

The governor says he will sign the bill drawn up by a bipartisan panel in the wake of the Newtown massacre.<p>Connecticut has approved far-reaching gun control legislation that will be the toughest in the United States.<p>Following hours of respectful and at times somber debate, the House voted early …

Israel offers muted response to Gaza rockets

Rockets from the Gaza Strip were again fired at southern Israel this week, but Israelis responded in a remarkably restrained manner.<p>After three rockets were launched Tuesday in the general direction of the town of Sderot, Israeli forces replied with two missiles in early hours Wednesday morning …

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