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MAY 20, 2015 - Mother Jones

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Here Are 13 Killings by Police Captured on Video in the Past Year

Screenshot from police video of the shooting of Jason Harrison in Dallas on June 14, 2014. Harrison's family obtained the footage in a civil rights lawsuit and chose to publicize it. From Ferguson last summer to Baltimore this spring, police killings of unarmed black men under questionable circumstances have sparked outrage, civil unrest, and a heated national debate about policing ...

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MAY 19, 2015 - Washington Times

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Gun control bill aimed at domestic abusers moves to Senate

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon Senate panel has advanced legislation prohibiting people from keeping their firearms if they've been convicted of domestic violence or are under a restraining order. Bill sponsor Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson has said Oregon doesn't currently have a law preventing domestic violence offenders from possessing ...

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MAY 19, 2015 - Washington Times

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George Stephanopoulos sought gun control debate in Bill Clinton administration

Former Clinton aide George Stephanopoulos tried to spark a gun debate inside the White House in 1994 over a memo calling for Democrats to be more cognizant of the political consequences of anti-gun policies, according to documents from the Clinton Presidential Library. The Jan. 1994 memo, by former President Carter's ...

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MAY 14, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Half Of Cop-Killers In 2013 Were Prohibited From Having A Gun... But Got One Anyway

Twelve of the officers killed by guns that were not their own in 2013. More than half of the fatal shootings of American law enforcement officers in 2013 were committed by people who were prohibited from possessing guns in the first place, according to a new report obtained first by The Huffington Post. In 2013, 25 officers were shot and ...

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MAY 12, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Defense Bill Would Put 100,000 Untraceable Guns On Streets

WASHINGTON -- Psst. Want an untraceable crime gun? Courtesy of Congress and the U.S. military? That may soon be possible thanks to a provision tacked onto this year's National Defense Authorization Act, which the House of Representatives is set to pass this week. The provision was added as an amendment during a late-night session at the end of last month ...

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