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2014-07-29 08:28:03

Ad to Air in Washington, D.C., Arizona, Nevada, and New Hampshire; Domestic Violence Survivors and Advocates From Across The Country Join Everytown in DC to Urge Congress to Close Loopholes that Allow Abusers and Stalkers to Get Guns WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Everytown for Gun Safety today released a new television and online advertisement depicting a harrowing encounter of domestic abuse and gun violence ahead of this week's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing -...

2014-07-07 08:24:36

Like the NRA, Everytown Asks Candidates Where They Stand on Critical Gun Issues; See Full Questionnaire at www.GunSenseVoter.org/10questions NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of a recent Quinnipiac University poll that found 92 percent of Americans, including gun owners, support background checks on all gun sales, Everytown for Gun Safety today issued its first "Gun Sense Voter" questionnaire, 10 questions for political candidates to tell Americans...

2014-05-22 16:21:16

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An amendment offered this week that would have forced the Department of Defense (DoD) to allow military personnel to openly carry loaded firearms on U.S. military bases has been withdrawn by the Congressman who attempted to push it through as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4435). The amendment - offered by Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) - ignored specific recommendations in a 2013 DoD report, published after...

2014-04-25 12:24:25

Moms From Across the Country, Survivors and Advocates to Gather on Sidelines of NRA Convention in Indianapolis to Provide Counterweight to Gun Lobby and Represent Overwhelming Majority of Americans - Including Gun Owners - Who Support Gun Safety INDIANAPOLIS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the 143(rd) NRA Annual Meeting gets underway in Indianapolis, Everytown for Gun Safety, the new organization bringing together Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in...

2014-04-11 11:42:45

ACP: Physicians have a right and responsibility to discuss gun violence with their patients A new policy paper from the American College of Physicians (ACP) offers nine strategies to address the societal, health care, and regulatory barriers to reducing firearms-related violence, injuries, and deaths in the United States. Reducing Firearm-Related Injuries and Deaths in the United States is published today in the peer-reviewed medical journal, Annals of Internal Medicine. Principal among...

2014-04-01 04:20:47

Percentage of Americans favoring stricter gun control, in decline since 1998, rises for the first time NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed." Seldom has a sentence in the English language proved more divisive and controversial than the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. While both the pro- and anti-gun movements frequently take...

2014-02-25 16:25:32

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The FBI's semi-annual uniform crime data for the first half of 2013 confirms once again what the firearms community already knew, that violent crime has continued to decline while gun sales have continued to climb, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. The report, issued last week, says murders declined 6.9 percent from the first half of 2012, while aggravated assaults dropped by 6.6 percent...

2014-02-24 16:23:12

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today offered a "21-gun salute" to Piers Morgan, who acknowledged that his gun control extremism is at least partially responsible for his devastating ratings and the looming cancellation of his evening program on CNN. "We're offering a 21-gun salute to Piers Morgan for admitting that his push for gun control killed his ratings and his show," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan...

2014-01-27 23:04:17

Seasoned Justice Department Executive Jillair Kubish has joined Orchid Advisors to lead its Regulatory Compliance practice, the company announces today. Kubish has more than a decade of field executive experience working with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). Hartford, CT (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Seasoned Justice Department Executive Jillair Kubish has joined Orchid Advisors to lead its Regulatory Compliance practice, the company announces today. Kubish has...

2014-01-21 10:54:20

UCSF meta-analysis finds women at greater risk of being killed Someone with access to firearms is three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be the victim of a homicide as someone who does not have access, according to a comprehensive review of the scientific literature conducted by researchers at UC San Francisco. The meta-analysis, published online Jan. 20, 2013, in Annals of Internal Medicine, pools results from 15 investigations, slightly more than half...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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