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2018 Marked the Year for Most School Shootings Ever

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Since the earth-shaking Columbine shooting of 1999, more than 25,300 students had gunfire incidents at their school. 94 people were shot and 33 people were killed in 2018. Over 220,000 students have experienced gun violence at school. This number is bananas! What is it about America that there is so much gun violence in schools? Is […]

Jimmy Fallon Is Surprise Speaker At Parkland High School Graduation

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Jimmy Fallon was a surprise commencement speaker Sunday for the graduating class of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where former student Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people in February. Moments before the seniors were to rise to receive diplomas, Fallon was brought on stage by Principal Ty Thompson. Fallon’s commencement address lasted approximately 10 minutes, according […]

Parkland School Shooter Planned The Shooting On Cell Phone Video

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In three chilling cellphone video clips, two of which appear to have been recorded on the day of the tragic Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Nikolas Cruz calmly outlines his plans of killing 17 people. In the videos released Wednesday by prosecutors, Cruz, 19, seems almost gleeful at the prospect of […]

Killer Mike Apologizes After NRA Backlash

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Run the Jewels rapper Killer Mike has apologized for giving an interview to the NRA in which he defended gun ownership and said he had discouraged his children from participating in school walkouts in protest against gun violence. The video interview ran online the same day as the nationwide protest. Killer Mike, whose real name […]

Trevor Noah ‘Goes In’ On Tucker Carlson For Dismissing Teens Against Guns

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After Tucker Carlson‘s recent statements about students fighting for gun control, Trevor Noah is furious. After the Parkland shooting, students around the country have made their voice heard about gun laws in America. Trevor Noah of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show applauded students for walking out last Thursday to protest against the NRA and their right […]

Charleston Church Shooter’s Sister Arrested for Bringing Weapons to School

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Dylann Roof‘s sister, Morgan Roof, was arrested on Wednesday after she was caught with a knife and pepper spray on school grounds. The 18-year-old was also arrested for marijuana possession, and is being held on a $5,000 bond in South Carolina. Upon release, Morgan is prevented from returning to the incident location meaning she cannot […]

Countdown To The Walk Out! Gun Fact of The Day

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While we often look at gun control and focus on those who are senselessly murdered, there are far more people injured by guns in this country.  For every one person killed by a gun, there are at least two more that are simply injured. According to The CDC’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, data on […]

Vic Mensa Disagrees with Arming Teachers with Guns

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Words by Danielle Perry Chicago-bred rapper Vic Mensa gave his thoughts on the gun debate, specifically addressing  Donald Trump’s idea of arming teachers with guns since a mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school killed 17 people earlier this month. Mensa was very clear in his contrast to the idea, explaining that it is […]

Vic Mensa: ‘F*ck Your Thoughts And Prayers’ Regarding Mass Shootings

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An interview with TMZ revealed that Chicago rapper Vic Mensa, has some strong and forthright opinions on gun control. The outspoken individual also offered his view on politicians offering their condolences to the victims of the recent mass shootings in Sutherland Springs, TX and Las Vegas, NV. Vic admits to himself owning a handgun, yet […]

Do We Really Need High Capacity Ammo Magazines?

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Words by Corey Copeland President Trump says, “America is truly a nation in mourning,” as he visited Las Vegas following the deadly massacre which killed 59 people. As the city tries to restore normalcy, high capacity magazines are the topic of national debate again. It is important to note majority of the weapons used in […]

Gun Stocks Go Up Immediately after Las Vegas Mass Shooting

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Words by Qadirah Abdur-Rahman A dramatic rise in gun stocks has been reported since the devastating mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night. After a gunman killed 59 people during an outdoor concert and wounded over 500 civilians, shares of rifles and bullets have risen like no other. Shares of a rifle company called Sturm Ruger […]

4 Dead After Shooting At UPS Facility In San Francisco

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A driver armed with a handgun opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package-sorting center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three people before fatally shooting himself as officers closed in. Wednesday’s shooting prompted a massive police response in a neighbourhood near the California city’s downtown area. San Francisco Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin […]

#NoBillNoBreak: Is This The Breaking Point of The Gun Control Debate?

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“If we’re breaking one rule, we might as well break a lot of them.” According to Representative Emanuel Cleaver, these were the words uttered by Congressman John Lewis just moments after House Speaker Paul Ryan adjourned the House of Representatives and shut down it’s live feed to C-Span, cutting the public off from the unusual […]

One Week Following Orlando Shooting, US Senate Rejects Four Gun Control Proposals

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It was just one week ago that people everywhere woke up to horrifying news of what is now deemed the worst mass shooting in modern American history, as a gunman entered an Orlando nightclub and proceeded to kill 49 victims while injuring countless more—only one day after rising singer-songwriter Christina Grimmie was gunned down in the […]