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A woman and her son hold protest signs at the March for Our Lives sister rally in Denton, Texas. Image credit: Heather Mount/Unsplash
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Two necessary steps to stop mass shootings are to deny men who abuse women at home the freedom they currently enjoy to buy and own guns, and to take violence against women seriously.
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U.S. Senator Akaka urges passing of Senate VAWA in 2012. Image: The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Twenty-five years ago, the Violence Against Women Act, or VAWA, was signed into law in the U.S. In April, the bill was sent to the Republican-controlled Senate, where it has been awaiting action.
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Presumed law-abiding gun owners shop at a gun show in Texas, where no records of sales are kept (Photo: M&R Glasgow, Wikimedia Commons).
David J. Climenhaga | Tactics used by gun advocates and their Conservative allies to fight the so-called long-gun registry have opened the door to discussion of an outright ban on handguns.
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Sophia Reuss | In the wake of the Danforth shooting and recent mass violence in Toronto, might Canadians do better to approach violence as an issue of public health, rather than public safety?
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The mass murder in Sutherland Springs, Texas, was a horrific crime. It was also horrifically predictable, and emblematic of the systemic problem we have with guns and violence in the United States.
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David J. Climenhaga | After nearly 530 were injured and 59 killed in yesterday's mass shooting in Las Vegas, the United States looks more and more like a failed state.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The Republican National Convention is a highly scripted, elaborately staged and lavishly publicly funded private party. Scores of Trump supporters have proudly shown up with their guns at their sides.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The gun control debate took a historic turn Wednesday, as Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives staged the first sit-in in Congress history.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The largest massacre in Australia's post-colonial history so shocked the nation that within 12 days, comprehensive gun-control law was brought in. There has not been another mass shooting since.
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Meghan Murphy | In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with lesbian feminist journalist, Julie Bindel, about the mass shooting in Orlando and why anti-gay bigotry still exists today.
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J. Baglow | In which police impunity is taken to the next level.