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Gun Violence

File photo of a gun shop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Education Secretary Calls For Gun Control Measures

Education Secretary Arne Duncan says schools are doing “fantastic” work to improve safety but easy access to guns is contributing to school violence.

01/30/2014

Giffords chose to skydive to show the progress of her recovery and to remember the 6 killed in the attack 3 years ago. (Getty Images)

Gabrielle Giffords Completes Skydive On Shooting Anniversary

Giffords chose to skydive to remember the 6 killed in the attack 3 years ago.

01/09/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the economy at DreamWorks Animation on Nov. 26, 2013 in Glendale, Calif. )(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Obama To Hollywood: Stop Glorifying Gun Violence

President Barack Obama has a message for Hollywood: stop glorifying gun violence.

11/27/2013

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Study: PG-13 Gun Violence Rivals That of R Movies

Gun violence in PG-13 rated movies has increased considerably in recent decades, to the point that it sometimes exceeds gun violence in even R-rated films, according to a study released Monday.

11/11/2013

Academy-Award winning director of 2002's "Bowling for Columbine" said he's very disappointed with the country's lack of legislation against weapons. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Michael Moore: ‘Americans Kill People, Guns Don’t’

While outside of Los Angeles International Airport, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore was asked about the recent attack at the airport and the ongoing gun violence in the U.S.

11/06/2013

Two Democratic lawmakers have proposed legislation to nearly double the current 11 percent tax on handguns, and impose a 50 percent tax on shells and cartridges. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Democrats Propose Bill For Hefty Tax Increase On Guns, Ammunition

Two Democratic lawmakers have proposed legislation to nearly double the current 11 percent tax on handguns, and impose a 50 percent tax on shells and cartridges.

08/27/2013

Michelle Obama is speaking out about the toll that gun violence is taking on young people, in a shift that shows the first lady's willingness to tackle new and polarizing issues as she shapes her second term. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady Shines New Light On Gun Violence Among Youth

Michelle Obama is speaking out about the toll that gun violence is taking on young people, in a shift that shows the first lady’s willingness to tackle new and polarizing issues as she shapes her second term.

07/22/2013

The White House is reporting progress on President Barack Obama's initiatives to reduce gun violence, but says the most important step would be getting a reluctant Congress to pass new firearms laws. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Biden Reports Progress On Gun Violence Executive Actions

The White House is reporting progress on President Barack Obama’s initiatives to reduce gun violence, but says the most important step would be getting a reluctant Congress to pass new firearms laws.

06/18/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

Rally Calling For Safer Gun Legislation Held In Hartford

Defending Maryland’s Firearm Safety Act

The forum was in direct response to plans from pro-gun activists to file a lawsuit against the Firearm Safety Act that passed through the General Assembly in April.

05/06/2013

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