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# gun-violence - Monday 17 February, 2014

Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle

The rifle was discovered as part of an ongoing garda investigation during the search of a house in Ballyshannon this evening.

# gun-violence - Friday 7 February, 2014

Man in Belfast shot in both knees and both ankles

Two men forced their way into a house in west Belfast this evening, police have said.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Three shot near Pittsburgh high school

Police are still looking for the shooter and the three victims have been taken to hospital.

# gun-violence - Friday 14 June, 2013

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

# gun-violence - Thursday 11 April, 2013

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law

The law contains an expansion of background checks for gun purchases at firearm shows and on the internet but not between relatives and friends.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime State Of The Union This post contains videos

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime

The US president set out an ambitious agenda for his second term in his fifth State of the Union address in Washington overnight. Watch key excerpts from the speech…

# gun-violence - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Video: ‘You must act. Be bold’ – Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators Gun Violence This post contains videos

Video: ‘You must act. Be bold’ – Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Petition to deport Piers Morgan from the US now at over 70,000

The CNN host is coming under severe criticism for his outspoken views on gun control in the United States.

Authorities find ‘body of sister’ of gunman who killed 2 NY firemen

Cheryl Spengler has been missing since Monday, the day that William Spengler set his home ablaze, luring firefighters to the scene where he shot two dead.

# gun-violence - Friday 21 December, 2012

NRA: ‘The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun’ Gun Violence This post contains videos

NRA: ‘The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun’

The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month

Obama has asked his vice president Joe Biden to lead efforts to formulate proposals that he insists will not impinge on the Second Amendment, which enshrines the right to bear arms in the US.