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‘Newtown’: Bearing Witness, and Bringing Heart, to Horror’s Aftermath

Of all the skills director Kim Snyder drew upon to make this stirring documentary about the Sandy Hook massacre, the most important was the human element of sympathy.

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The Shootings You Didn’t Hear Trump Denounce Because They Weren’t Committed by Muslims

If we’re going to be hysterical about shooters and terrorism, maybe we should save some of our hysteria for the possibility of having a guy in the White House who is so admired by and exciting to the racist far right.

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Donald Trump’s Implied Assassination Threat, Fox News and the NRA

The Republican presidential candidate is giving new meaning to “bully pulpit,” ratcheting his irrational campaign rhetoric to new and dangerous lows.

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House Democrats and Republicans Continue to Square Off Over Gun Control Legislation

Despite growing national attention on gun violence, Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives cannot seem to find common ground on gun control measures.

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Minnesota Police Kill Black Man Pulled Over for Broken Taillight (Video)

One day after cops killed Alton Sterling, a black man in Baton Rouge, La., video was posted online appearing to show the aftermath of a fatal police shooting of Philando Castile, 32 and black, at a traffic stop in Minnesota.

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Our Skewed Politics on Gun Ownership Are a Deadly Joke

The National Rifle Association and lawmakers who pander to it bear much of the blame for our ridiculous gun laws, but it’s up to ordinary Americans to fix the problem.

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Truthdigger of the Week: Rep. John Lewis, Hero of the Capitol Sit-In for Gun Control

The civil rights leader inspired an unprecedented protest with fellow Democrats against legislative indifference to America’s long and tragic epidemic of gun violence.

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Will Sit-In Make Congress Stand Up on Gun Control?

The extremely rare sit-in by Democrats in the House chamber may have been a “publicity stunt.” But it was a righteous one that may improve the prospects for meaningful gun control.

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A Narrow Focus on Mass Shootings Undermines Efforts to Solve America’s Gun Problem

Gun control advocates cite Australia as a model for how the United States can address gun violence. But for four reasons, it’s not that simple.

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#NoBillNoBreak: Democrats Occupy the House to Demand Gun Reform

Their sit-in comes just days after the Senate rejected four gun control measures.

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Antonin Scalia and the Clear and Present Danger of Second Amendment Fundamentalism

The late Supreme Court justice, having bestowed the Constitution’s blessing on personal gun rights, bears responsibility for our collective impotence in response to the madness of gun violence in America.

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Journalist Buys AR-15 Semi-Automatic Rifle in Just Seven Minutes

Philadelphia columnist Helen Ubiñas wanted to test gun restrictions in Pennsylvania. To her shock, it took mere minutes to purchase the same type of weapon used earlier this week in the deadliest mass shooting in American history.

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Watch Again: President Obama Tells Gun Store Owner That No One Is Coming for His Weapons (Video)

The National Rifle Association’s propaganda is preventing us from passing reasonable gun laws, Obama told him.

Posted on Jun 13, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Mothers of Gunned-Down Children Demand Common-Sense Firearms Laws

Last week thousands of mothers, grandmothers, sisters, daughters and others marched in 200 rallies and 47 states across the country to protest our nation’s lack of common-sense gun laws. Here are the words of a few of them.

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Bernie Sanders Will Co-Sponsor Gun Control Bill

Responding to pressure from critics, the Democratic presidential candidate announced he will co-sponsor a bill to repeal protections for gun manufacturers and dealers.

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The Supreme Court Approaches Judgment Day

With a bench containing three octogenarians, the next president will have a historic opportunity to reshape the court. At stake: five pivotal legal and social issues.

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The Choice for Democrats: Hillary Clinton’s Evolution or Bernie Sanders’ Revolution

On issue after issue, Clinton proposes incremental solutions that take into account our political system as it is. Sanders proposes dramatic solutions that will only be possible when power is wrested from “big money” interests.

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How Much Can Obama’s Executive Actions Affect Gun Violence?

President Obama’s recently unveiled executive actions on guns drew predictable praise from gun control advocates and bile from gun rights supporters and Republican lawmakers, including some who called his actions unconstitutional. But others have noted that the actions themselves are extremely modest, raising questions about how much they will really do to stem gun violence.

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The Most Important Issues for Activists in 2016: An Interview With Kevin Zeese

The longtime political activist pinpoints what activists should be paying attention to in the new year, including the killing of people of color by the government through police violence, the climate crisis and the duopoly scam of American politics.

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The World Mocks the Promise of Christmas

Killing in the name of God is not a new thing in history—and nothing does more to discredit faith.

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The Third Democratic Debate: The Gloves Come Off

Two issues dominated the opening of the third and last Democratic presidential debate of 2015: the Bernie Sanders-Hillary Clinton data breach controversy, and foreign policy—namely how to deal with Islamic State. (Updated)

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Those Radical Aussies, and How They Tackled Gun Violence

What worked so well for Australia—firearm confiscation—unfortunately seems out of reach for the U.S. Even so, there are common-sense approaches in some foreign countries that could work here. Pictured right, California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is proposing a 2016 ballot initiative to strengthen the state’s gun laws.

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In the Fantasyland Your Neighbors Live in, More War Is a Smart Idea

People in the United States believe that Islamic State is present within the United States trying to kill them. You can’t poll them on what to do in the actual universe, because they’re living in la-la land.

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Mass Shootings Are Good for Business, Say Gun Industry Executives

Behind closed doors, the makers and sellers of firearms in the U.S. have told investors and Wall Street analysts that mass shootings are opportunities to make lots of money.

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Bernie Sanders’ Plan to Address Gun Violence in America

Expanding background checks, renewing the assault weapons ban and ending the legal sale of guns to people on the FBI’s terror watch list are among 10 things the presidential candidate says Americans can do to save their lives and those of their neighbors.

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VIDEO: ‘It’s Happening Too F**king Much’: Larry Wilmore Addresses San Bernardino Shooting

By Kali Holloway / AlterNet

The “Nightly Show” host puts jokes aside at the top of the Wednesday episode to discuss the mass murder and its aftermath, events that were still unfolding as the program was being taped.

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN



VIDEO: Three Dead, Man in Custody After Shooting at Colorado Planned Parenthood Clinic

Robert Lewis Dear, 57, of North Carolina is the suspected gunman in the fatal standoff at a Planned Parenthood health clinic in Colorado Springs.

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Four Hit at a University in What Is Believed to Be the 294th Mass Shooting of 2015

One person is dead after a gunman opened fire during a dispute over a dice game on Tennessee State University’s campus Thursday night.

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Your Guns or My Kids?

Whose rights are more important—those of people who seek to bear arms at any cost or those of people who want their children to live without fearing for their safety?

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