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Mass Shooting Epidemic Continues One Year After Newtown

Mass Shooting Epidemic Continues One Year After Newtown

The tragedy at Newtown happened almost a year ago, but America still hasn’t learned its lesson. We’ve had 24 mass shootings with 112 deaths since then.

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Sick And Twisted ‘Anti-Gun’ Video Game Invites Players To Reenact Newtown Massacre

A U.S. expatriate, now living in Australia, has created a video game simulating the events of the December 14, 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre

What kind of sick, twisted person would create a video game that has players reenact the Sandy Hook massacre? Now it’s online and available to anyone.

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Eight Ways Phyllis Schlafly And The GOP Justify Voter Suppression

Photo of Phyllis Schlafly from Latino Rebels. http://www.latinorebels.com/2013/05/29/nomames-schlafly-thinks-gop-should-focus-more-on-white-vote-and-ignore-latino-vote/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=nomames-schlafly-thinks-gop-should-focus-more-on-white-vote-and-ignore-latino-vote

These eight remarks from an article by conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly bring the GOP’s voter suppression strategy sharply into focus.

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Addicting Info’s Weekly News Round Up – State of the Union Edition (VIDEO)

Addicting Info’s Weekly News Round Up – State of the Union Edition (VIDEO)

Catch up on the week’s news, with a focus on seven priorities stated in Obama’s State of the Union speech … plus Hillary Clinton, Pope Benedict XVI, and the cruise vacation from hell (February 9th-16th)

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The David Pakman Show – NRA Releases Shooting Game After Saying Video Games Cause Violence (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – NRA Releases Shooting Game After Saying Video Games Cause Violence (VIDEO)

Just one month after the Newtown, CT shootings — which the NRA blamed at least partly on violent video games — the NRA releases a shooting game app with targets.

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Gun Control Ad Featuring Mother Of Slain Child Will Set NRA’s Panties On Fire (VIDEO)

Roxana Green, a mother whose child was shot in the Tucson, AZ shooting, speaks out for Demand A Plan. http://www.demandaplan.org/

DemandAPlan.org’s heart wrenching ad features a bereaved mother demanding, ‘When will you stand up to the gun lobby? Whose child has to die next?

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Man Protests Sandy Hook Shooting By Cutting Up NRA Card (VIDEO)

Man Protests Sandy Hook Shooting By Cutting Up NRA Card (VIDEO)

Since the brutal and tragic shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school, the nation has been in a state of turmoil. Even some life-long NRA supporters are having a change of heart.

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13 Ways To Help Sandy Hook Survivors Cope With Shootings

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When tragedy strikes, our first instinct is to mourn, and our second instinct is to help. But how?

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Huckabee Fails In Attempts To Walk Back Sandyhook No-God-In-Schools Blame Claim

Huckabee Fails In Attempts To Walk Back Sandyhook No-God-In-Schools Blame Claim

If only the omnipresent God had been there.

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Did Ann Coulter Really Say Kids & Teachers Should Carry Concealed Weapons? (AUDIO & TRANSCRIPT)

foreground photo from Diva Whisper’s “Would You Celebrate Your Kid’s B-Day At A Gun Range?!!!  http://www.divawhispers.com/?p=23661

It sure sounded like that on Sean Hannity’s radio show (you can hear it for yourself). But the shootings are usually ended by suicide, not the actions of a gun-toting hero.

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Mike Huckabee Blames Lack Of God In Schools For Newtown Shooting Tragedy (VIDEO)

Mike Huckabee Blames Lack Of God In Schools For Newtown Shooting Tragedy (VIDEO)

When asked by the host, ‘How could God let this happen?’ Huckabee had an answer.

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BREAKING – 27 Dead In Connecticut Elementary School Shooting (VIDEO)

State police personnel lead children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in this handout picture from the Newtown Bee, in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012. All public schools in Newtown, Connecticut, were placed in lockdown on Friday following a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. REUTERS/Newtown Bee/Shannon Hicks/Handout

As this tragedy unfolds, we need to examine why mentally ill people have easier access to guns than they do to treatment?

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Clean Water Act Under Attack: Why We Need To Expand And Protect This Landmark Legislation

ormer reporter Richard Ellers says he didn't appreciate the thickness of the pollution on Cuyahoga River until he dipped his hand into it. The photo was taken in the 1960s. Photo from The Plain Dealer’s archives.
Today, the Cuyahoga River is central to the redevelopment and urban planning efforts of towns and cities along its banks. Its sparkling water attracts tourists, fishing enthusiasts, kayakers, and other recreational users. Photo from Destination 360.

Before the Clean Water Act of 1972, our waterways were clogged with flammable, toxic sludge. Today, we take clean water for granted … but maybe not for long.

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