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Posts tagged "mass shootings"
Doing nothing is unacceptable.

Doing nothing is unacceptable.

Assault weapons are weapons of war, designed to quickly kill large numbers of people–and they’ve become the weapons of choice in mass shootings, from Newtown, CT, to San Bernardino, CA, and now to Orlando, FL. Due to Congress’s... Read More
351 Mass Shootings in 2015--So Far

351 Mass Shootings in 2015–So Far

According to the Washington Post, today’s mass shooting in San Bernardino California is the 351st mass shooting in the U.S. in the 334 days of 2015. Early reports say today’s shooters used military-style assault... Read More
Walmart Takes a Good First Step in Stopping its Sales of Military Weapons

Walmart Takes a Good First Step in Stopping its Sales of Military Weapons

In the midst of ever more news about the tragic affects of guns in the wrong hands, Walmart has taken an encouraging first step toward reducing mass... Read More

September 17, 2013–NYAGV Statement on Navy Yard Shooting

September 17, 2013–NYAGV Statement on Navy Yard Shooting Read More
NYAGV Statement on Navy Yard Shooting

NYAGV Statement on Navy Yard Shooting

It’s sadly ironic that the Navy Yard Shooting occurred just three miles from the Capitol–where Congress has failed in its duty to protect the American people by refusing to pass common sense laws…
Navy Yard Shooter Bought Gun Despite Violent Past

Navy Yard Shooter Bought Gun Despite Violent Past

Here we go again. Another disturbed man with a violent past was able to legally buy a gun and use it to massacre innocent people–this time killing 12 and wounding eight at... Read More