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2014-01-21 10:54:20

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.

2014-01-14 16:20:41

The organization promises more lawsuits after latest Sunshine and Compliance Initiative court victory ROSEVILLE, Calif., Jan.

2014-01-02 16:20:08

Reports show significant increases in the number of California handgun licensees since it began carry license reform efforts, 'Sunshine and Compliance Initiative' ROSEVILLE, Calif., Jan.

2013-10-28 11:56:27

There are approximately 7,500 child hospitalizations and 500 in-hospital deaths each year due to injuries sustained from guns.

2013-09-24 10:25:48

A scientific survey of gun dealers and pawnbrokers in 43 U.S. states has found nearly unanimous support for denying gun purchases based on prior convictions and for serious mental illness with a history of violence or alcohol or drug abuse – conditions that might have prevented Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis from legally purchasing a firearm.

2013-09-18 15:24:59

A new study reports that countries with lower gun ownership are safer than those with higher gun ownership, debunking the widely quoted hypothesis that guns make a nation safer.


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  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
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