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A 3-year-old boy shot and killed himself Tuesday morning with a gun belonging to his parents, Paulding County authorities said.

from Slate Magazine

There Have Been 32,000 Reported Shootings in the Past Year. How Many Happened in Your Neighborhood?

Gun deaths map: How many people have died or been injured in shootings around you?

I know if I have a gun too, then I am safe. I just haven't figured out why people in the military or police departments die from guns?

Another example of a so-called responsible gun owner. Indiana man shoots and kills 13-year-old neighbor for laughing at him

from Upworthy

Rachel Maddow Takes Us Through 50 Years Of Mass Shootings. The Trend She Uncovers Is Devastating.

Thank you to Upworthy for this Rachel Maddow segment well worth watching! ~ Erin We Leave No One Behind

from Washington Post

More guns, more crime: New research debunks a central thesis of the gun rights movement

By republican logic more cars would result in less traffic. Statistics show the increased guns sales over the last years has resulted in a 33% increase in gun violence. Guns are, by design, to create violence.


Chicago Crime Spikes As Police Avoid Becoming 'The Next Viral Video'

Demonstrators in Chicago call for an end to gun violence and resignation of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Chicago police are under scrutiny following the release of a video showing the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer.

PIKE COUNTY, Ohio -- At least eight people from the same family are dead after what authorities described as execution-style murders in the Peebles, Ohio area.Officials say all the victims were members of the Rhoden family. Among the eight dead, one was a