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Gun Violence Against Black Women and Girls Ignored, Says 11-Year-Old Naomi Wadler

Gun Violence Against Black Women and Girls Ignored, Says 11-Year-Old Naomi Wadler

“I am here today to acknowledge and represent the African American girls whose stories don’t make the front page of every national newspaper,” Wadler said to a crowd of 800,000 protesters.

After Florida massacre, pockets of NRA country weigh gun law reform

After Florida Massacre, Pockets of NRA Country Weigh Gun Law Reform

The changing climate at the state level, despite U.S. congressional paralysis on the issue, in part reflects a shift in growing public support for new gun restrictions.

Thousands to March in Gun Protests, But Will They Vote?

Thousands to March in Gun Protests, But Will They Vote?

Organizers of the voter registration drive hope to sign up at least 25,000 people at more than 800 marches, a potentially big boost for Democrats.

Sandy Hook dad: Florida students' vote threat is gun safety 'sea change'

Sandy Hook Dad: Florida Students Are Powering a Gun Safety ‘Sea Change’

"Don't forget, these kids are going to be voting soon. This is really a wave of sea change that we are witnessing," said Mark Barden, whose son Daniel was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Florida school shooting suspect's brother held on $500,000 bail

Florida School Shooting Suspect’s Brother Held on $500,000 Bail

"Weeks after his brother murdered, injured and terrorized the school, he is there with no legitimate purpose," Assistant State Attorney Sarahnell Murphy said of Zachary Cruz.

Brother of suspected Florida shooter arrested at high school

Brother of Suspected Florida Shooter Arrested at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School

Zachary Cruz, 18, told deputies he went to the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to “reflect on the school shooting and soak it in.”

Video shows Florida deputy outside Parkland high school during rampage

Video Shows Florida Deputy Outside Parkland High School During Rampage

The video shows Broward County Deputy Sheriff Scot Peterson failing to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where he worked as an armed guard.

U.S. Seeking Death Penalty as Trial Begins in South Carolina Church Shooting

Dylann Roof’s Sister Charged for Weapons at School

Roof, who also posted a racially charged message on Snapchat, was charged with simple possession of marijuana and two counts of carrying weapons on school grounds.

Widow of Orlando nightclub gunman knew of his plans, prosecutors say

Widow of Orlando Nightclub Gunman Knew of His Plans, Prosecutors Say

Noor Salman faces up to life in prison if she is convicted of aiding and abetting her husband and obstructing a federal investigation.

'ENOUGH': U.S. student walkout sends message on gun violence

‘ENOUGH’: Nationwide Student Walkout Sends Message on Gun Violence

Students from more than 3,000 schools and groups joined the walkouts, many with the backing of their school districts, according to the event's organizers.

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Dylann Roof’s Sister Arrested on Weapons Charges

Morgan Roof, 18, also alarmed authorities with a racially charged Snapchat post against the nationwide school walkout, saying in part, "I hope it's a trap and y'all get shot."

Easy fixes to school security prove elusive after Florida shooting

‘Play Dead,’ Mom Tells Daughter in Florida School Shooting: 911 Call

"If he shoots, you need to play dead. If he shoots, play dead," an unidentified mother can be heard saying on a 911 call, which lasted more than 15 minutes.

Factbox: Brave faculty, model students among 17 shot dead at Florida school

Who Were the 17 Victims of the Florida School Shooting?

Model students, a passionate teacher and an athletic coach who died a hero are among those who lost their lives in the tragic shooting.

Florida victim's mom screams: 'Trump stop guns getting into children's hands'

Florida Victim’s Mom Screams: ‘Trump Stop Guns Getting into Children’s Hands’

"President Trump, you say what can you do? You can stop the guns from getting into these children's hands," Lori Alhadeff screamed.

Nearly 1,300 U.S. Kids Die from Gunshot Wounds Each Year

Nearly 1,300 U.S. Kids Die from Gunshot Wounds Each Year

Boys and Black children are most often the victims, a 13-year study found.

Chicago's Former Police Chief Blames BLM for Surge in Violence

Chicago’s Former Police Chief Blames BLM for Surge in Violence

Black Lives Matter created an atmosphere of "non-compliance with the police," according to the former top cop.

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Hypocrisy Reigns in Orlando Aftermath

Pro-gun, anti-LGBT officials suddenly "stand with" gay community.

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GOP Refuses to Deny Guns to Suspected Terrorists, Hate Crime Convicts

Senate Republicans rejected a bill in December that could have prevented Orlando shooter from buying guns. GOP House speaker on Monday quashed any discussion.

Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin Murder Weapon for Auction Again

Proceeds from the disturbing auction will “fight BLM violence against Law Enforcement officers, ensure the demise of Angela Correy's (sic) persecution career and Hillary Clinton's anti-firearm rhetoric,” the listing reads.