It’s the first anniversary of the gun murder of 20 first graders in Newtown Massachusetts, and the day is being commemorated as “Guns Save Lives Day” by three gun groups. It has also been marked by another school shooting in Colorado. There is a school shooting every two weeks in this country.
“Portraits of the Hundreds of Children Killed by Guns Since Newtown,” Mother Jones (mouse-over the photos for information on each child)
“Our sick gun fetish is destroying us: Tea Party fantasies kill kids,” Richard Eskow, Salon
“The Missing 20,000 Gun Deaths,” Chris Kirk, Slate
“Guns in America After Newtown,” John Light, Lauren Feeney, and Karin Kamp, Moyers & Company
“Sandy Hook a year later: Our hopeless gun debate,” Paul Brandus, The Week
“Special Report: The Secret Life of Guns,” Washington Post
“A year after the Sandy Hook shootings, America is at crossroads on guns,” Patrik Jonsson, Christian Science Monitor
The Case for Gun Policy Reforms in America, The Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, 2012
Image (“Old Glory”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com
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