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Grinnell anti-gun violence activists hope to meet with their neighbor: the NRA president

"Deep in America’s heartland," says a page on the National Rifle Association website, "there’s a thriving business with small-town roots stretching …

Gun Control

Living in the Zombie Age

<b>The Sutherland Springs shooter,</b> who took the lives of 26 men, women, and children in a small Texas church, was, like scores of others before him, one …

Stephen Paddock

Editorials from around New England

Editorials from around New England:<p>CONNECTICUT<p>The Hartford Courant, Nov. 15<p>Parents of schoolchildren murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School are …

Business

Please stop obsessing over mass shooter body counts

Mother Jones illustration<p>The day after the gun massacre at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, filmmaker Michael Moore—whose 2002 …

Liberal View

Mom of a child killed in Sandy Hook begs Trump to stop gun violence

The mother of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting pleaded with President Donald Trump to end gun violence and regulate …

Gun Control

A bipartisan team of senators wants to prevent gun tragedies by ensuring the national background check system actually works

Sens. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) are expected to announce their unlikely partnership on gun legislation Thursday, signaling yet …

Gun Control

10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (11/17/17)

Keeping up with the news is hard. So hard, in fact, that we’ve decided to save you the hassle by rounding up the most significant, unusual, or just …

List-Worthy

How Reddit Is Teaching Young Men to Hate Women

Reddit's "involuntary celibate" group was taken down earlier this month after its anti-woman debate turned violent. But the problem is much larger than one subreddit.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>Amid a global conversation about sexual assault, a group of men complaining about …

Women's News

Was the AR-15 Marketed Expressly to Violent Young Men? The Newtown Families Think So

After the gut-wrenching shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, families of the 20 children and six staff members who were killed went to Washington and pleaded with Congress to pass common sense gun reform, including federal background checks and a ban on assault rifles like the one used …

Guns

BAN THE USELESS WALL

It’s really a stupid idea. Why would you want to build a useless wall between Mexico and the United States? Donald Trump is a builder and a …

Immigration

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On Tuesday morning, a gunman in Northern California went on a sprawling shooting rampage, killing four people. The shooter was later killed by …

Liberal View

Newtown spawned a zombie lawsuit which simply won't go away

One month from now we will reach the five year anniversary of the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. By this point you’d think that most …

Guns

Court to decide if gunmaker is liable for Sandy Hook massacre

HARTFORD, Conn. — With both gun rights supporters and gun control advocates nationwide looking on, lawyers for Newtown families and gun maker …

Gun Control

Sandy Hook gun case heads to state Supreme Court

The eyes of the legal world and both sides of the growing debate about the role of guns in society is focused on the Connecticut Supreme Court Tuesday as justices began hearing arguments in a lawsuit by the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre against the manufacturer of the weapon used in the …

Guns

At Least 5 People Are Dead in Shootings Near Northern California Elementary School

At least five people were killed in a string of seemingly random shootings today in rural Northern California, including the shooter, who was killed by police. The shootings took place in seven different locations in Corning, Tehama County, about 130 miles north of Sacramento, one of which was an …

Culture

Sandy Hook Families Make Last-Ditch Plea to Save Gunmaker Suit

Family members of the children and adults killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre asked Connecticut’s highest court to revive their lawsuit against …

Business

Sandy Hook families' lawsuit against gunmaker heads to Connecticut Supreme Court

Families of victims in the Sandy Hook school shooting are taking their fight against a major gunmaker to the Connecticut Supreme Court on Tuesday. …

Guns

Sandy Hook Families and Remington Arms Will Face Off in Conn. Supreme Court

In 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and used a semi-automatic weapon to kill six staff …

Gun Control

State’s highest court hears Sandy Hook lawsuit appeal

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — This is not the first time victims of gun violence have sued gun makers, but it is the first time a lawsuit like this has …

Gun Control

Gunmaker Liability In Sandy Hook Shooting Is Tested Before Connecticut Supreme Court

Support the news<p>The Connecticut Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in an appeal on whether a major gunmaker should be held liable in the 2012 …

Gun Control

Sandy Hook Families on Gun Maker: 'Lanza Heard Their Message'

<i>Photo Credit: Getty Images</i><p>The families of nine Sandy Hook victims and one teacher who survived the deadly mass shooting presented their case to …

Guns

Should Gun Makers Face Lawsuits After Mass Shootings?

On the heels of the Las Vegas and Texas massacres, Newtown families want gun makers held liable. They’re in court again. Could this be the way?

Gun Control

FBI releases Sandy Hook files

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Public Speaking

Appeal Offers Hope for Newtown Families in Suit Against Gun Companies

NEWTOWN, Conn. — In the years since his 6-year-old son, Benjamin, was fatally shot at Sandy Hook Elementary School, David Wheeler has testified before state legislatures, lobbied members of Congress and sat beside his wife, Francine, as she delivered a speech during one of President Obama’s weekly …

Gun Control

Texas Church to Be Razed After Massacre

The First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, will be razed after Sunday’s mass shooting that killed 26 people and injured 20 others, its …

Conservative View

Florida school selling bulletproof backpack panels to students

A Christian school in Florida is selling bulletproof panels for pupils to put in their backpacks.<p>Florida Christian School, in Miami, lists the …

Education

Are mass murderers insane? Usually not, researchers say

If what people do is any reflection of who they are, then Devin P. Kelley, who slaughtered 26 churchgoers on Sunday in Texas, surely was a …

Las Vegas

Is Domestic Violence The Common Thread In Mass Shootings? - The Simi Sara Show

Omar Mateen. Stephen Paddock. Adam Lanza. Devin P. Kelly. All of those people have two things in common: they all committed mass shooting in the …

Stephen Paddock

Church killer's blood lust fueled by family violence, a tie that binds many mass murderers

Sunday's massacre in South Texas, like many mass shootings before it, shows how family abuse is not simply a private matter, advocates for ending …

Gun Control

The most overlooked link in mass shootings

A lifelong friend of the man who killed 26 people and wounded 20 others at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas on Sunday says the …

Conservative View