Why Gun Control Groups Have Moved Away From An Assault Weapons Ban

Why Gun Control Groups Have Moved Away From An Assault Weapons Ban

by Lois Beckett, ProPublica. The morning after the Sandy Hook shootings, Shannon Watts, a mother of five and a former public relations executive, started a Facebook page called "O ...

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Uzi ‘Too Much’ For Girl Who Accidentally Shot Instructor, Report Says

Uzi ‘Too Much’ For Girl Who Accidentally Shot Instructor, Report Says

By Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times The mother of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed her gun instructor while learning to fire an Uzi told sheriff's deputies that the weapon ...

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An Uzi, A 9-Year-Old And American Exceptionalism

An Uzi, A 9-Year-Old And American Exceptionalism

Sometimes you read a sentence and you think to yourself: only here, only us. Here's one such sentence. "A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally shot and killed her instruct ...

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After Uzi Death, Gun Ranges Debate Safest Way To Teach Kids To Shoot

After Uzi Death, Gun Ranges Debate Safest Way To Teach Kids To Shoot

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- The accidental death of an instructor at an Arizona shooting range, killed while teaching a 9-year-old girl to fire a fully au ...

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Nine-Year-Old Kills Shooting Instructor In Uzi Mishap

Nine-Year-Old Kills Shooting Instructor In Uzi Mishap

Washington (AFP) - A nine-year-old girl learning to fire an Uzi submachine gun was unable to control the weapon, accidentally killing her instructor, news reports said Wednesday. ...

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Even With His Troubled History, Law Let School Shooter Have Guns

Even With His Troubled History, Law Let School Shooter Have Guns

By Caitlin Cruz, The Seattle Times SEATTLE -- After Aaron Ybarra's deadly assault at Seattle Pacific University in June, some wondered why the suicidal, psychotic 27-year-old was ...

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7-Year-Old Shot By His Grandmother Fearing An Intruder, Deputies Say

7-Year-Old Shot By His Grandmother Fearing An Intruder, Deputies Say

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times A 7-year-old Florida boy is in critical condition after his grandmother mistakenly shot him, sheriff's deputies say. Linda Maddox, 63, was ...

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Honor James Brady By Taking Real Action On Gun Violence

Honor James Brady By Taking Real Action On Gun Violence

By Rekha Basu, Des Moines Register Some of the most powerful lessons about what is good for a nation begin with one person's tragedy. But too often, they're not implemented until ...

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