Guns and Death in the USA

Guns in the USA: 12 Facts

“Nation Reels After Gunman Massacres 20 Children at School in Connecticut,” James Barron, New York Times

“Do we love our guns more than our kids?” Fabiola Santiago, Miami Herald

“There Are 88.8 Guns per 100 People in This Country,” Esther Zuckerman, The Atlantic Wire

“Twelve facts about guns and mass shootings in the United States,” by Ezra Klein, Washington Post blog

“Five Lies The Gun Lobby Tells You,”  Zack Beauchamp, Think Progress

“Gun Rights Groups’ Political Spending Crushes That of Gun Control Supporters,” Michelle Martinelli and Michelle Merlin,

“Immediately address the issue of gun control through the introduction of legislation in Congress,” White House Petition

“Set a date and time to have a conversation about gun policy in the United States,” White House Petition

“Begin a national conversation on sensible gun control,” White House Petition

“Send a Condolence Message to Families and Victims Affected by the Connecticut School Shootings,”


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One Response to “Guns and Death in the USA”

  1. Mike Licht Says:


    “Police Release Names Of Newtown School Shooting Victims,” Hartford Courant

    “Mother shared her gun obsession with school shooter Adam Lanza,’ Frank Rosario, Pedro Oliveira Jr., and Dan MacLeod, New York Post

    “Our Obligation To 20 First-Graders: Get Guns Under Control,” Jim Shea, Hartford Courant

    “More Guns, More Mass Shootings—Coincidence?” Mark Follman, Mother Jones

    “Our Moloch,” Garry Wills, New York Review of Books blog

    “The Second Most Powerful Gun Lobby Is in Newtown, Connecticut,” Lydia DePillis, The New Republic

    “The media will quickly forget about guns — unless Washington stops them, Danny Hayes, Washington Post blog

    “Let’s Require Insurance If You’re Going To Own A Handgun,” Susie Madrak, Crooks & Liars

    “A Guide to Mass Shootings in America,” Mark Follman, Gavin Aronsen, and Deanna Pan, Mother Jones

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