Tag Archives: gun violence

US Gun Violence in 2018: 3 Essential Reads

Why the United States cannot overcome gun violence which took many lives in 2018 as well. Find out here

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Why Trump’s Idea to Arm Teachers May Miss the Mark

While President Donald Trump suggests arming teachers would be a good way to stop school shootings, research shows that carrying firearms comes with a host of troublesome risks.

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How US Gun Control Compares to the Rest of the World

Other ‘advanced nations’ make it far harder for someone to get his hands on any kind of firearm.

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Americans Rushed to Purchase Guns on Black Friday

There are nine guns for every 10 Americans, yet this Black Friday saw people thronging gun shops in large numbers. The FBI processed three background checks for gun purchases every second on Friday. But, the system is far from perfect, as some states don’t feed enough real-time information into the criminal background check system, allowing individuals with troubled mental health histories or criminal records to pass checks and purchase weapons.

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14 American Faith Leaders to Watch in 2014

Last year was an exciting time for faith-based movements for social justice, with religious leaders and organizations making headlines for spearheading robust local and national campaigns around issues such as gun violence, economic inequality, and immigration, among many others. The efforts of faith-based advocates were formidable, calling thousands of people across the country to action and attracting the attention of President Barack Obama. From fasts …

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Gun Violence Devastating the Millennial Generation

American children and teenagers are 4 times more likely to die by gunfire than their counterparts in Canada, 7 times more likely than young people in Israel, and 65 times more likely to be killed with a gun than children and teenagers in the United Kingdom.   There is a crisis of youth gun violence in this country. Even though …

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