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Meet the Doctor Who Gave $1 Million of His Own Money to Keep His Gun Research Going

Federal funding for research on gun violence has been restricted for nearly two decades, but at least one doctor isn’t willing to give up on work that could save lives.

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 READ MORE


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Republicans Say No to CDC Gun Violence Research

Giving the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention money for gun violence research is a “request to fund propaganda,” a Georgia congressman says.

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 READ MORE



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High Inequality Results in More U.S. Deaths Than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns Combined

In 2009, the British Medical Journal published a study that revealed what seems to be a shocking truth.

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 READ MORE


Mental Illness









Posted on Apr 6, 2014 ENLARGE


Triggering Ft. Hood









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Ft. Hood









Posted on Apr 4, 2014 ENLARGE



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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.

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 READ MORE


Trigger Happy









Posted on Mar 30, 2014 ENLARGE


The Gunfire State









Posted on Mar 19, 2014 ENLARGE


Dictator Obama









Posted on Mar 13, 2014 ENLARGE



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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.

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 READ MORE


Stand Your Ground









Posted on Feb 23, 2014 ENLARGE


Guns









Posted on Feb 20, 2014 ENLARGE



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No Ground For ‘Stand Your Ground’

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

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 READ MORE


Racists









Posted on Feb 19, 2014 ENLARGE


Ted Nugent









Posted on Feb 19, 2014 ENLARGE


Gun Tools









Posted on Feb 17, 2014 ENLARGE


Bullet Brained Idiots









Posted on Feb 10, 2014 ENLARGE



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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.

Posted on Feb 3, 2014 READ MORE


Head Burial









Posted on Jan 31, 2014 ENLARGE


NRA Maul









Posted on Jan 28, 2014 ENLARGE


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.

Posted on Jan 27, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN



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.

Posted on Jan 25, 2014 READ MORE


School Shootings









Posted on Jan 22, 2014 ENLARGE


Gun Deaths









Posted on Jan 18, 2014 ENLARGE


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.

Posted on Jan 17, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN


Polite Society









Posted on Jan 16, 2014 ENLARGE



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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.

Posted on Jan 13, 2014 READ MORE


Loaded









Posted on Dec 31, 2013 ENLARGE


Taking Over









Posted on Dec 31, 2013 ENLARGE



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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.

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 READ MORE


Sandy Hook









Posted on Dec 14, 2013 ENLARGE


NRA Candle









Posted on Dec 14, 2013 ENLARGE


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.

Posted on Dec 13, 2013 WATCH & LISTEN


Weapons Sale









Posted on Dec 13, 2013 ENLARGE



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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?

Posted on Dec 10, 2013 READ MORE


Knock, Knock









Never tell a knock knock joke to a gun owner
Posted on Dec 2, 2013 ENLARGE


That Day in Dallas…









Posted on Nov 23, 2013 ENLARGE


JFK Flame









Posted on Nov 22, 2013 ENLARGE



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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.

Posted on Nov 19, 2013 READ MORE



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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?

Posted on Nov 11, 2013 READ MORE



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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.

Posted on Nov 9, 2013 READ MORE


NRA









Posted on Nov 5, 2013 ENLARGE


Gun Roulette









Posted on Nov 2, 2013 ENLARGE



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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.

Posted on Nov 1, 2013 READ MORE



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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.

Posted on Oct 27, 2013 READ MORE


Education









Posted on Oct 23, 2013 ENLARGE


Lock, Stock and Barrel









Posted on Oct 22, 2013 ENLARGE


Starbucks Guns









Posted on Oct 16, 2013 ENLARGE


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