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Guns before roses: Why mass shootings in 'Merica don't necessarily change attitudes on gun control

Like the flag, the gun in the US is also a symbolic, 'hands off' issue in an era of deep political polarisation and rancour.

Florida Shooting: Use of Assault rifle drives US gun control debate

In December 2012, Adam Lanza used a Bushmaster XM15 to kill 28 children and adults at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut before taking his own life with a Glock pistol.


US: 8-year-old girl gunned down by 11-year-old boy after she refuses to let him play with puppy

The two children went to the same school, where McKayla was in second grade and the boy in fifth grade. Dyer said the boy had bullied her daughter before, when they first moved to the neighborhood.

Gun control: Newtown marks 6 months of school shooting which killed 26

The families of the victims and officials will mark the event by raising the pitch for stricter gun laws.

Gun control advocates will visit Washington to mark 6 months of school shooting

The fight for renewed gun laws has become emotional with wounded families joining in the battle.

Breakthrough in Barack Obama ricin letter case: Actress Shannon Richardson arrested

Shannon Richardson initially informed authorities that the toxic mails were sent by her husband.


US gun debate overlooks daily violence

Florena Carter's shattered life didn't make national news when her son was killed.

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'I heard the gunshot' | Witnesses recount California shooting

At least 12 people were killed in a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Borderline Bar and Grill was holding its weekly event for college students.