Gun crime

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After Uvalde shooting, tech companies tout their solutions. But do they work?
Despite the growing adoption of security tools in US schools, mass shootings have remained constant throughout the past 30 years

Kari Paul in San Francisco

30, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘An unspoken epidemic’: Homicide rate increase for Black women rivals that of Black men
Five Black women and girls were killed each day in 2020, most of them with guns. Gender violence must be at the center of the gun debate, advocates say

Lois Beckett and Abené Clayton

25, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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California Taiwanese church shooting suspect charged with hate crime for May attack
David Wenwei Chou, 68, is accused of opening fire on a gathering at the Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian church and killing one person

Guardian staff and agencies

17, Jun, 2022 @8:41 PM

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‘Want real decisions’: Pulse shooting survivors mark grim anniversary
In the aftermath of Buffalo and Uvalde, those who lived through the Orlando attack six years ago join calls for action

Gloria Oladipo

12, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Uvalde survivor, 11, tells House hearing she smeared herself with friend’s blood
Miah Cerrillo speaks before House passes gun control bill that is all but doomed in Senate

Joan E Greve in Washington

09, Jun, 2022 @12:25 AM

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I’m a Black gun owner. I have mixed feelings about gun control | Akin Olla
I don’t have much faith that the state will protect me from violence – and gun control laws have historically been used to target Black people

Akin Olla

08, Jun, 2022 @12:59 PM

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Only cultural change will free America from its gun problem | Andrew Gawthorpe
The movement to protect innocent lives from gun violence is a multi-generational struggle akin to that which won African Americans civil rights or gay Americans the right to marry

Andrew Gawthorpe

07, Jun, 2022 @12:41 PM

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Gun crime victims are holding the firearms industry accountable – by taking them to court
Following the strategy used in legal actions against cigarette and opioid firms, the lawsuits attempt to sidestep a law shielding gun makers

Chris McGreal

07, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Nearly half of Republicans think US has to live with mass shootings, poll finds
CBS and YouGov poll returned familiar results, including 62% support for a nationwide ban on semi-automatic rifles

Martin Pengelly in New York

06, Jun, 2022 @10:31 PM

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Texas A&M University refutes claim Rittenhouse will be attending school
Rittenhouse, who was found not guilty after fatally shooting two and injuring one in Kenosha unrest, made claim on Friday

Gloria Oladipo

06, Jun, 2022 @8:44 PM

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Philadelphia, Tennessee and Michigan shootings leave at least nine dead and 27 wounded
Gunfire erupted Saturday night in Philadelphia’s downtown area and near a Chattanooga nightclub and north-west of Detroit on Sunday morning

Ramon Antonio Vargas and agencies

05, Jun, 2022 @11:57 PM

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Ron DeSantis blocks funds for Tampa Bay Rays after team’s gun safety tweets
Florida governor Ron DeSantis defended his veto of $35m in funding for a potential spring training site for the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday

Guardian sport and agencies

03, Jun, 2022 @9:13 PM

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