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What Members of Congress Do -- and Don't -- Say After mass shootings. An analysis of more than 800 official statements. by Daniel Nass. · @dnlnss. ·February 21, 2018. After last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, elected officials launched into a familiar ritual: issuing public statements expressing condemnation ...
Among the most vexing challenges facing America is the increase in mass shootings even as gun homicide rates, overall, have declined. This epidemic has the feel of a crisis of confidence in the social compact itself, particularly when the victims of mass violence are children. No doubt, the causes of this ...
A week after 17 people were murdered in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida, teenagers across South Florida, in areas near Washington, D.C., and in other parts of the United States walked out of their classrooms to stage protests against the horror of school ...
But the students who survived the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school say the things they didn't receive in their trip to the Florida state capital are promises from lawmakers that their school will be made safe and that assault weapons like the one used in the slaughter on their campus ...
Almost all politicians use cue cards or teleprompters to some extent, though the most favorable spin on this for the White House would probably be that a written reminder to tell friends and relatives of mass shooting victims that he is, in fact, listening to them is deeply insulting to the president's intelligence.

Authorities say they've thwarted a student's plot for a mass shooting at a Southern California high school. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday that a security guard at El Camino High school in Whittier overhead a "disgruntled student" threaten to open fire on the school on Friday, just ...
Cameras with a direct feed to the county sheriff office. teachers who wear panic buttons. Smoke cannons in hallways. These pieces of equipment are a big reason Southwestern high school in Shelbyville has been referred to as "the safest school in America" since the airing of a segment on "Today" in ...
Parents and students -- including those impacted by the deadly mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla. high school -- offered emotional stories of their experiences during a "listening session" with President Donald Trump Wednesday.
"These mass shootings -- who would fake these? You can't fake these horrible situations," said Binkowsi, a journalist whose career includes stints at Southern California Public Radio, CBS Radio and CNN. "I've covered their aftermaths myself and you cannot fake the smell of blood nor the way phones ring ...
WASHINGTON -- As survivors of Wednesday's school shooting demand that it be the last such massacre, marches are being planned around the country to amplify the students' message that action must be taken to end gun violence. The marches share one mission: to put pressure on Congress to pass ...
Still, other Palmetto State legislators want to strengthen the rights of gun owners so they can protect themselves in mass shootings. Lawmakers often tout their high graces from the influential National Rifle Association in political campaigns. The House and Senate have bills that would allow for South ...
In the wake of the massacre, officials in South Florida have faced the same question encountered from Oregon to Connecticut and from Texas to Washington: What do you do with the site of a mass shooting? For many survivors and other people affected by these rampages, this question cuts at the heart of ...
Just as we need to stop treating each mass shooting as an isolated incident and finally do something about the pro-gun policies and culture that enable such incidents, we need to understand the hate expressed by shooters is also connected to -- and fueled by -- a broader context. And when we realize ...
Did Tomi Lahren Say That Victims of mass shootings Don't 'Believe in God Enough'?. A meme used a fabricated quote based on Lahren's comments about politicians' offering thoughts and prayers to mass shooting victims. 277 ...
More than 1,600 mass shootings have taken place in America since then." A footnote at the end of the editorial defines a mass shooting as "four or more people injured or killed in a single event at the same time and location." This is the same definition used by the gun Violence Archive, a gun control ...
Although it is hardly original, it is sadly employed as grounds to harass victims of mass shootings. Since at least the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, the families of shooting victims have been relentlessly harassed. One conspiracy theorist was sentenced to prison for ...

Care to take a guess how many mass shootings there had been in the US in 2018 - including this one? Five? Ten? Twenty? Nope, this was the 31st mass shooting in the US in 2018. This is shocking for two reasons. Firstly, that there have been 31 shootings to February 15 - one every 1.4 days. Secondly ...
The mass shootings of recent years, the proliferation of grief from rural Oregon to the tip of Florida, have forced hundreds of family members into an unwanted fellowship. veterans like the Phillipses serve as guides in the immediate aftermath, introducing the bereaved of Sandy Hook to those of San ...
The six killed in the mass shooting in Kalamazoo on Feb. 20, 2016. Jason Dalton, an Uber driver, is accused of going on a shooting rampage at three locations in Kalamazoo County, killing Judy Brown, Barbara Hawthorne, Mary Jo Nye, Mary Lou Nye, Rich Smith and Tyler Smith, and injuring Tiana ...
Gowdy said one possible way to combat gun violence, mass shootings in particular, is a law requiring people to report individuals who are heard contemplating a mass shooting to the police. He's also OK with banning bump stocks. "You could impose a duty to disclose. We have it in other categories of law.
Thousands gathered for an evening vigil at Pine Trails Park in Parkland, Fla., to remember those where were killed and injured in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school shooting. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times). Look, it's really simple: mass shootings will continue in this country until we finally ...
... brought up mass shootings and pressed him about current trends and what law enforcement agencies were doing to address them. In Connecticut, Nathaniel Laske, a high school junior, said he had asked school administrators about the apparent absence of lockdown drills or a mass shooting plan in the ...
We were told it was the 18th school shooting in the United States this year; that there have been 1,607 mass shootings since the slaughter in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012. We were reminded it was only five months ago that a gunman killed 58 in Las Vegas, and that a year and a half has passed since 49 ...
The US military has added more than 4,000 names to a federal background check database in the three months since a mass shooting revealed the organisation had consistently failed to report troubling convictions to the FBI. Former Air Force member Devin Kelley killed 25 people, including a pregnant ...
A Milwaukee man will have to wait another six months for his chance to convince a federal jury that FBI informants entrapped him into buying a machine gun and that his talk of a mass shooting downtown was only braggadocio. Samy Hamzeh's arrest more than two years ago generated sensational ...
The Daily Herald featured a Northern Illinois University mass shooting survivor who recovered and continued her goal of becoming a police officer. ... Daily Herald reporter Burt Constable stopped by ABC7 to talk about his latest story about the Northern Illinois University mass shooting and the officer who ...
In the summer of 2013, I led a briefing with then-Attorney General Eric Holder on the FBI's research of active-shooter incidents in the United States. Our meeting took place just months after a gunman massacred six adults and 20 children at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
Reid is not alone in his concerns for church security in light of mass shootings at places of worship in recent years, including the massacre at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, and the mass shooting that claimed nine lives at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Reid was one ...
Whether it's the 1999 massacre at a Colorado high school, the 2007 murders on the Virginia Tech campus or the senseless 2016 shooting of partiers at the Pulse Night Club -- and all the horrific scenes in between -- we continue to add to the sad roll call of cities struck by mass shootings. Yes, some ...
Whether it's the 1999 massacre at a Colorado high school, the 2007 murders on the Virginia Tech campus or the senseless 2016 shooting of partiers at the Pulse Night Club -- and all the horrific scenes in between -- we continue to add to the sad roll call of cities struck by mass shootings. Yes, some ...
mass shootings in the United States are a depressingly familiar occurrence. But why do conspiracy theories spring up and spread so rapidly online in the aftermath of such horrific events? There is a mass shooting in the US an average of once a day, according to data compiled by the gun Violence Archive.
gunman in Fayette County mass shooting dies, police say. Paul Peirce, Renatta Signorini and Jeff Himler | Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 3:32 p.m.. Tim Smith. facebook. Tim Smith. Tim Smith. Facebook. Tim Smith. Chelsie Cline. Facebook. Chelsie Cline. Seth Cline. Facebook. Seth Cline. Courtney Snyder. Facebook. Courtney ...
Since the mass shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas last October, people and companies have donated more than $22 million dollars for victims and survivors through the Las Vegas Victims' Fund. As far back as 9/11, there have been similar outpourings. For example, after the Boston Marathon ...
The deadliest mass shooting of the year took place just days ago, but you probably didn't hear about it. A man clad in body ... The public is numb. Most Americans can now tick off a handful of mass shootings in recent memory, the horror of the event conjured up by simply stating their locations: Newtown.
Authorities were looking into an additional "person of interest" following the mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds of ... the mystery of the motive behind Paddock's attack on a country music festival from his Mandalay Bay hotel room -- the largest mass shooting in U.S. ...
She was only a child, and died long before her personality had a chance to develop and cohere. If she was honest, or kind, or mean, or even the suspect in a mass shooting--this would be of little significance because a child is far from the most total person a human can become. At the stage of Holt's death, ...
On multiple occasions he asked to speak to a certain probation and parole officer and was denied. He then allegedly threatened to "shoot the place up like Columbine". The same day Laney reportedly left a voicemail on a probation and parole officer's phone that stated he was going to get a gun and start a "mass shooting" ...
... in danger. The men, all in their early 20s, were shot around 6:45 p.m. on Sunday on the home's first floor. Three died inside the house while the fourth passed at the hospital, Marasco said. One victim lived at the home. Marasco said the act is classified as a mass shooting because of the number of victims.
A forum will be held in Ventura next week for survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting to give input to federal officials about what resources they may need. The federal Office for Victims of crime, an agency under the U.S. Department of Justice, is facilitating the meetings with the help of the California ...
New restaurant opens by mass shooting site. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Ever since the shooting in July 2017, the building has remained mostly vacant. However, that didn't scare away the owners of Ohia Poke. Melissa Zygowicz , KTHV 10:28 PM. CST January 19, 2018. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN ...
Sheriff: No motive discovered in Las Vegas mass shooting and no charges expected against shooter's girlfriend. By The Associated Press. LAS VEGAS -- Jan 19, 2018, 1:13 PM ET. 0 Shares. email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. Sheriff: No motive discovered in Las Vegas mass shooting and no charges expected against shooter's ...
A German court has sentenced a man to seven years for selling a gun that was used in the 2016 mass shooting in Munich. It's the ... The man who illegally sold a pistol to an 18-year-old who carried out a mass shooting in Munich in 2016 was sentenced on Friday to seven years and two months in prison.
'Stop the Bleed' Classes Come in Response to mass shootings. 'Bleeding is the No. 1 cause of traumatic deaths. If we can get the bleeding stopped, we can stop the deaths.' by Cathy Dyson, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, VA. / January 19, 2018. (TNS) - Jessica King was all too familiar with the scenario the ...
Investigators have still not discovered what motivated Stephen Paddock to embark on the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history but determined that he researched SWAT tactics ahead of the massacre and investigated other possible targets, including the famed California beach in Santa Monica, ...
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The year 2017 brought the deadliest mass shooting in modern history to the United States, which has become home to more gun massacres than any other country in the world. The response offered by many of our political leaders, both Democrat and Republican, has been to focus on the role of mental ...
Criminal charges may be filed in connection with the Las Vegas mass shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds more, attorneys for the Las Vegas Metro police Department said in court on Tuesday. Interested in Las Vegas Shooting? Add Las Vegas Shooting as an interest to stay up to date on ...
The official slogan of Las Vegas is back by popular demand three months after it was paused following the mass shooting that rattled the city. The destination's tourism agency revived the 15-year-old slogan this week in a new ad running online and on several TV networks nationwide, marking a return to ...
Katrina Hannah thinks Austin Stout helped save her life by carrying her to safety after she was shot at the Route 91 Harvest festival Oct. 1 in Las Vegas. Stout says as far as he's concerned, Hannah took that bullet for him. The two former strangers, thrown together by an unthinkable tragedy, met Thursday ...


 

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