Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL) delivers this week’s Congressional Black Caucus Message to America focusing on how increasing economic opportunities in urban communities can reduce gun violence in America. Kelly’s new collaborative initiative, UP or otherwise known as the Urban Progress initiative was established to reduce gun violence by increasing opportunities and building strong a strong coalition at the […]
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There is no evidence that the gun was fired, police said. They released information about the finding Tuesday after an attorney for the man accused of shooting Smith hinted that a second gun at the scene made his client fear for his life.
The first arrest has been made in this month’s Kansas shooting that took the lives of three people and injured 14 others. ABC News reports that Sarah Hopkins, 28, was arrested Thursday for providing guns to Kansas shooter Cedric Larry Ford, who police say opened fire at his job at Excel Industries in Hesston last week. […]
Uber, the convenient ride-sharing app, confirmed that 45-year-old Jason Brian Dalton was an employee with the company, stating he also passed a background check.
One out of every three days in January had a mass shooting.
“I could stand in the middle of 5th Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters.”
The trend has been studied closely for a number of years, showing a slow increase in gun-related deaths.
Although the odds of winning are 1 in 292.2 million, people are flocking to local stores vying for a chance to win the prize.
“I learned that one of my family members became one of over 30,000 Americans who die every year as a result of gun violence. My cousin became one of the tragic statistics that I, unfortunately, cite most often in my work.”