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Educators preserve, shape future with 'ALT NEW COLLEGE'; NY appeals court denies delay for Trump civil fraud trial; Michigan coalition gets cash influx to improve childcare.

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A House Committee begins its first hearing in the Biden impeachment inquiry, members of Congress talk about the looming budget deadline and energy officials testify about the Maui wildfires.

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A small fire department in rural Indiana is determined not to fail new moms and babies, the growing election denial movement has caused voting districts to change procedures and autumn promises spectacular scenery along America's rural byways.

Gun Violence Prevention

The Gun Violence Archive reports there have been 520 mass shootings to this point in 2023, 125 fewer than the total number of mass shootings in 2022. (Adobe Stock)

Friday, September 29, 2023

CT advocates celebrate White House gun violence prevention office

Connecticut advocates are keen to see what will come from the recently established White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention. The new office …

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Albuquerque had one of the highest homicide rates in the nation in 2021, according to the Major Cities Chiefs Association. (Artem/Adobe Stock)
Amid Legal Challenges, NM Governor Enacts Gun Restrictions

One day after New Mexico Gov. Michele Lujan Grisham announced a ban on the public carry of guns in and around Albuquerque, a pro-gun group is suing…

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The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office released a photo of a firearm used in the Saturday shooting, which shows several swastikas drawn on it. (Jacksonville Sheriff's Office)
Jacksonville Mourns After Racist Shooting Leaves Three Dead

People in Jacksonville are mourning the deaths of three Black residents, gunned down by a white man who left behind "manifestos," leading …

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More than 400 mass shootings have occurred this year in the United States, according to the Gun Violence Archives. (Fitz/AdobeStock)
TN ‘Moms Demand Action’ Calls for More Action on Gun Safety Laws

As Tennessee lawmakers continue in their special legislative session on public safety, mental health and gun reform, hundreds of groups and activists …

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In an average year, 549 people die by guns in Arkansas. With a rate of 18.1 deaths per 100,000 people.  (AndriiKoval/AdobeStock)
Survey: Young Arkansans Want Stricter Gun Laws

In Arkansas and across the country, 74% of young people in the U.S. believe gun violence is a problem, and 60% want to see stricter gun laws…

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Fifteen unarmed civilian protection teams exist in the United States and five more internationally, according to the Shanti Sena Network. (KozyrevaElena/Adobe Stock)
Unarmed, Skilled De-Escalation Teams Prepared for Worst of Times

When Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., needed assistance after threats during her 2020 election campaign, she turned to unarmed civilian protection in Saint …

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The Southern Poverty Law Center report finds that school safety is a major concern for youths, and that worry about school shootings is associated with a host of negative mental-health outcomes. (Jacob Lund/AdobeStock)
Survey: Young Pennsylvanians Want Stricter Gun Laws

In Pennsylvania and across the country, some 74% of young people in the U.S. believe gun violence is a problem, and 60% want to see stricter gun laws…

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In an average year, 302 people die and 489 are wounded by guns in Iowa. Iowa has the 38th-highest<br />rate of gun violence in the U.S., according to Everytown for Gun Safety. (Adobe Stock)
Report: Iowans Face Rising Gun Violence

Some 74% of young people in the U.S. believe gun violence is a problem, and almost 60% want to see stricter gun laws, according to a new report from …

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The average young person knows at least one other person who's been injured or killed by a gun, according to a survey by Everytown for Gun Safety and the Southern Poverty Law Center. (michelmond/Adobe Stock)
Report: Young Americans Feel Unsafe, Support Stricter Gun Laws

Some 74% of young people in the U.S. believe gun violence is a problem, and almost 60% want to see stricter gun laws, according to a new report from …

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Data show the United States has by far the highest rate of child and teen firearm mortality among peer nations. (Adobe stock)
Report: Most Young People Believe Gun Violence is Major Problem

Some 74% of young people in the United States believe gun violence is a problem and almost 60% want to see stricter gun laws, according to a new …

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Utah ranks 36 for the strength of its gun laws, according to Everytown for Gun Safety. (Adobe Stock)
Report: Majority of U.S. Youth Agree Gun Violence is a Problem

Some 74% of young people in the U.S. believe gun violence is a problem, and 60% want to see stricter gun laws, according to a new report from …

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The child firearm mortality rate doubled in the United States between 2013 and 2021, from 1.8 to 3.7 deaths per 100,000. (Fitz/Adobe Stock)
Report: Majority of Young People Want Stricter Gun Laws

Some 74% of young people in the U.S. believe gun violence is a problem, and almost 60% want to see stricter gun laws, according to a new report from …

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