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Triggering Ft. Hood

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Ft. Hood

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Fort Hood and the True Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan Wars: Nearly 1 Million Traumatized by PTSD

The Fort Hood shooter who left three victims dead Wednesday had been being assessed for post-traumatic stress disorder. He had served for four months at the tail end of the Iraq War in 2011 and suffered from anxiety and depression.

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Trigger Happy

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Georgia’s ‘Guns Everywhere’ Legislation

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The Gunfire State

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Dictator Obama

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If We Can’t Ban Guns, We Need to Love One Another

The last several months have offered the casual observer tragic evidence of the absurdity, cruelty and insanity of America’s gun culture.

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Stand Your Ground

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No Ground For ‘Stand Your Ground’

The law is supposed to solve problems, not create them.

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Racists

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Ted Nugent

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Gun Tools

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Bullet Brained Idiots

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The PTSD Crisis That’s Being Ignored: Americans Wounded in Their Own Neighborhoods

Americans wounded in their own neighborhoods are not getting treatment for PTSD. They’re not even getting diagnosed.

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Head Burial

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NRA Maul

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What Is Elizabeth Warren Going to Do in 2014?

Had enough of Sen. Elizabeth Warren? We haven’t either. Here’s a must-watch interview in which she discusses her plans for the new year and talks about how politics are rigged against people trying to make a difference.

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Truthdigger of the Week: William Rivers Pitt

Truthout’s senior editor and lead columnist howled at gun enthusiasts for their protection and support of the ongoing indiscriminate killing of children.

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School Shootings

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Gun Deaths

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Hear This Guy Explain the Auto-Aiming Rifle

For up to $27,000, inexperienced shooters can become expert marksmen with a long-range rifle that features a computer targeting system.

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Polite Society

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AK-47 Designer: ‘My Spiritual Pain Is Unbearable’

Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the world’s most popular gun, may not have been as proud of his deadly creation as we previously reported.

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Loaded

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Taking Over

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Designer of the World’s Most Popular Gun Dies After a Lifetime of Sleeping Well

Mikhail Kalashnikov is dead 64 years after creating the AK-47, a gun so simple, cheap and effective, it continues to be the weapon of choice for the world’s killers.

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Sandy Hook

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NRA Candle

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Bill Moyers: Gunfighter Nation

With yet another school shooting in the news, Bill Moyers speaks with cultural historian Richard Slotkin about America’s gun problem.

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Weapons Sale

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Nearly 200 Children Killed by Gunshot Since the Sandy Hook Massacre

Mother Jones’ analysis of deaths related to guns reported in the media shows that at least 194 children under the age of 12 have been killed in accidents or homicides since the Newtown shooting a year ago. Other research estimates the true toll is closer to 500. How can the NRA keep saying we need more guns?

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Knock, Knock

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Never tell a knock knock joke to a gun owner
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That Day in Dallas…

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JFK Flame

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George Zimmerman Gives Up Guns to Get Out of Jail

As one of the conditions for his bail on charges of domestic violence, the man who famously (and apparently legally) shot and killed a black teenager had to lay down his arms.

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It’s Been a Murderous Few Weeks Here in the Land of the Second Amendment

A spate of killings and random shootings defines, in a sick way, a nation. As Detroiter Kim Trent asks, where’s the outrage?

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3-D Printed Guns Are Getting Better and Better (Video)

The new technology is clearly in the wrong, trigger-happy hands. Now that the first metal gun has been created using a 3-D printer and it can fire 50 rounds, there’s no question firearm printing will get only more and more advanced. And it’s not something to take lightly.

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Gun Roulette

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California Governor Vetoed Gun Control Bills

Three weeks to the day before a gunman opened fire at L.A.’s airport, killing a TSA agent and wounding others, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed bills that would have put new restrictions on the kind of weapon used in the shooting.

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Count the Carnage: 500 Kids Die Each Year From Gunshots

A new study touted as the first of its kind tallies up part of the blood cost of American gun ownership: Some 500 children killed and more than 7,700 wounded in 2009, the last year examined. And states with the highest gun ownership rates have the highest child death rates, the study found.

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Education

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Lock, Stock and Barrel

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Starbucks Guns

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How Many More Black Boys Have to Die?

Florida has one more chance to deliver justice to the parents of a slain black boy. The state that faced calls for boycott over the acquittal of George Zimmerman is currently holding pretrial hearings in a similar case.

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Match Impossible

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Navy Yard Shooter Mentally Ill

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