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Times Newsweekly
Courage needed for gun controlAmerica was shaken again by yet another dastardly act of gun violence last week
Courage needed for gun control
Times Newsweekly / Posted 58 minutes ago
America was shaken again by yet another dastardly act of gun violence last week. This time it was the live execution of a television reporter and cameraman during a morning news program in Roanoke, Virginia. What followed was the usual chorus of... Read more
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Daily Mail
PIERS MORGAN: WE did this. Now we have to make it rightPIERS MORGAN: Don't shut your eyes to this picture because WE did this. Now we
PIERS MORGAN: WE did this. Now we have to make it right
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
PIERS MORGAN: Don't shut your eyes to this picture because WE did this. Now we have to make it right We can all stomach endless grainy video images of boatloads of people drowning in the sea. Yes, we’ll huff and puff a bit about how awful it is,... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Students welcomed with powerful message at school named after Sandy Hook victimThursday morning was a bitter sweet morning in Stratford as 280 elementary scho
Students welcomed with powerful message at school named after Sandy Hook victim
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 3 hours ago
Thursday morning was a bitter sweet morning in Stratford as 280 elementary school students headed to school for their first day at a brand new school. The Victoria Soto School was built in honor of the first grade teacher who gave her life... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why Every Church Needs a Drag Queen“When Christians really critique me for using salty language, I literally don’t
Why Every Church Needs a Drag Queen
The Atlantic / Posted 4 hours ago
“When Christians really critique me for using salty language, I literally don’t give a shit.” This is what it’s like to talk to Nadia Bolz-Weber, the tattooed Lutheran pastor, former addict, and head of a Denver church that’s 250 members strong.... Read more
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MLive.com
Bay City-area residents join Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America effortBAY CITY, MI — A new group of Bay City-area residents vows it isn't out to get
Bay City-area residents join Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America effort
MLive.com / Posted 6 hours ago
BAY CITY, MI — A new group of Bay City-area residents vows it isn't out to get your guns. Rather, local members of the group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America say their focus is on keeping guns out of sensitive places like schools and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
If Sandy Hook didn't change gun laws, nothing willYou frequently find fortune cookie aphorisms, yes, but it's not often that you
If Sandy Hook didn't change gun laws, nothing will
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
You frequently find fortune cookie aphorisms, yes, but it's not often that you find searing insight within Twitter's 140-character confines. Which is why a June tweet from one Dan Hodges -- his profile describes him as a British political commentator... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
The Death Cult of the GunThe gun deaths are literally uncountable. That's what Slate discovered a few y
The Death Cult of the Gun
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
The gun deaths are literally uncountable. That's what Slate discovered a few years ago, when the online magazine inaugurated a project to determine the number of U.S. deaths by gun violence every day following the 2012 Newtown school massacre. When... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sept. 3Blasting history It is interesting that you run a story on the removal of the
Sept. 3
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 hours ago
Blasting history It is interesting that you run a story on the removal of the Jeff Davis statue from the University of Texas on the front page (“Statue of Davis removed from UT’s main mall,” Monday), and on page A9, you have a story on ISIS blasting... Read more
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The Transcript
Law enforcement heroes come to OWU, share their storiesThough no crime had been committed, on Aug. 17, hundreds of law enforcement off
Law enforcement heroes come to OWU, share their stories
The Transcript / Posted 17 hours ago
Though no crime had been committed, on Aug. 17, hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the country arrived at sunny Ohio Wesleyan. As part of the second annual Leadership in Crisis conference, the officers discussed their work experiences... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Thursday's Letters: Crony capitalism rears its ugly headCRONY CAPITALISM It’s catching up to us You may have heard the commercial “lo
Thursday's Letters: Crony capitalism rears its ugly head
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 hours ago
CRONY CAPITALISM It’s catching up to us You may have heard the commercial “low interest rates support the market.” Basically this means low interest rates offered no return for savings in banks. So many people who would have put their savings... Read more
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E! Online
Mr. Robot and More Controversial TV EpisodesThe season one finale of Mr. Robot was a victim of bad timing, but it's certain
Mr. Robot and More Controversial TV Episodes
E! Online / Posted 23 hours ago
The season one finale of Mr. Robot was a victim of bad timing, but it's certainly not the first time TV episodes have been pulled, pushed or banned due to sensitive subjects and controversial episode content. Originally scheduled to air on... Read more
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New Haven Independent
One Eye, Many Prisms“I wanted to make my work political, without metaphor, simile, sentimentality,
One Eye, Many Prisms
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
“I wanted to make my work political, without metaphor, simile, sentimentality, or heroics. I chose to transpose typography and images from daily newspapers, inherently direct political propaganda. I wanted to fix them, inescapable in scale, for you... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Another textbook gun law victory for National Rifle AssociationA move to ban green tip, cop-killer ammunition for pistols has been scuttled wi
Another textbook gun law victory for National Rifle Association
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
A move to ban green tip, cop-killer ammunition for pistols has been scuttled with the help of the NRA. Pictured: M855 5.56mm ammunition for rifles. Photo: AP Washington: While political attention in the United States last week was focused on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Another textbook gun law victory for National Rifle AssociationA move to ban green tip, cop-killer ammunition for pistols has been scuttled wi
Another textbook gun law victory for National Rifle Association
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
A move to ban green tip, cop-killer ammunition for pistols has been scuttled with the help of the NRA. Pictured: M855 5.56mm ammunition for rifles. Photo: AP Washington: While political attention in the United States last week was focused on... Read more
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The Age
Another textbook gun law victory for National Rifle AssociationA move to ban green tip, cop-killer ammunition for pistols has been scuttled wi
Another textbook gun law victory for National Rifle Association
The Age / Posted yesterday
A move to ban green tip, cop-killer ammunition for pistols has been scuttled with the help of the NRA. Pictured: M855 5.56mm ammunition for rifles. Photo: AP Washington: While political attention in the United States last week was focused on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gun myths & the Roanoke shootingsBernie Sanders' record skews way to the left on one issue after another: health
Gun myths & the Roanoke shootings
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Bernie Sanders' record skews way to the left on one issue after another: health care, taxes, campaign finance, international trade, abortion and the Iraq war. Gun control? Not so much. “Bernie Sanders, Gun Nut” was the headline in the liberal online... Read more
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TribLIVE
Seminar teaches Penn-Trafford staff how to confront shootersBefore students returned to class last week, Penn-Trafford teachers spent a day
Seminar teaches Penn-Trafford staff how to confront shooters
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
Before students returned to class last week, Penn-Trafford teachers spent a day preparing the worst possible scenario. The training program by Franklin Park-based Impax Training taught teachers what to do when coming face to face with an armed... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
NRA Commentator Sends Message to the Families of Alison Parker and Adam WardLynchburg, VA - An NRA commentator is causing quite the controversy online with
NRA Commentator Sends Message to the Families of Alison Parker and Adam Ward
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted yesterday
Lynchburg, VA - An NRA commentator is causing quite the controversy online with his video message to the families of Alison Parker and Adam Ward. Colion Noir uploaded a 10 minute video two days ago and it has gotten more than 54,000 views. In the... Read more
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Independent
Clearwater Festival celebrates its roots in the life of Pete SeegerThe 40th annual New Jersey Clearwater Festival will have at its heart a day of
Clearwater Festival celebrates its roots in the life of Pete Seeger
Independent / Posted yesterday
The 40th annual New Jersey Clearwater Festival will have at its heart a day of remembrance and celebration of the men who started it all — Pete Seeger and Bob Killian. Presented by the New Jersey Friends of Clearwater, the free Clearwater Festival... Read more
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Independent
Captain’s body recovered from sunken trawlerSANDY HOOK — Officials confirmed recovery of the body of the captain of the 40-
Captain’s body recovered from sunken trawler
Independent / Posted yesterday
SANDY HOOK — Officials confirmed recovery of the body of the captain of the 40-foot fishing trawler that sank off the Sandy Hook Channel on Aug. 25. According to Coast Guard officials, divers discovered Capt. Tom Andresen, of Bridgewater, in the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control''This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern v
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
''This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern voice renews a push for gun restrictions, winning such measures has proved nearly impossible in the U.S., even after other high-profile tragedies garnered sympathy across... Read more
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Atlanticville
Clearwater Festival celebrates its roots in the life of Pete SeegerThe 40th annual New Jersey Clearwater Festival will have at its heart a day of
Clearwater Festival celebrates its roots in the life of Pete Seeger
Atlanticville / Posted yesterday
The 40th annual New Jersey Clearwater Festival will have at its heart a day of remembrance and celebration of the men who started it all — Pete Seeger and Bob Killian. Presented by the New Jersey Friends of Clearwater, the free Clearwater Festival... Read more
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Atlanticville
EntertainmentThe 40th annual New Jersey Clearwater Festival will have at its heart a day of
Entertainment
Atlanticville / Posted yesterday
The 40th annual New Jersey Clearwater Festival will have at its heart a day of remembrance and celebration of the men who started it all — Pete Seeger and Bob Killian. Presented by the New Jersey Friends of Clearwater, the free Clearwater Festival... Read more
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The News-Times
Slain Newtown teacher has Stratford school named in her honorPhoto: Bailey Wright / For Hearst Connecticut...
Slain Newtown teacher has Stratford school named in her honor
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
Photo: Bailey Wright / For Hearst Connecticut... Read more
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The Betoota Advocate
US only a handful of black-on-white murders away from tougher gun laws1 September, 2015. 16:23 THE US DEPARTMENT of State has revealed figures today
US only a handful of black-on-white murders away from tougher gun laws
The Betoota Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
1 September, 2015. 16:23 THE US DEPARTMENT of State has revealed figures today that outline the nation is only a few black-on-white gun-related crime cases away from acting on the issue. The startling revelations come as the fanatical firearm... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
McCarthy: Illegal guns, 'gateway crime to committing murder'Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said as of Monday morning the depa
McCarthy: Illegal guns, 'gateway crime to committing murder'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said as of Monday morning the department has taken taken nearly 5,000 guns off the streets so far this year and detailed how city cops are faring in their fight against gun violence. McCarthy called the... Read more
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The News-Times
Immaculate girls soccer team has championship aspirations once againAnd as history has shown, he’s absolutely right. Players may come and go, but I
Immaculate girls soccer team has championship aspirations once again
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
And as history has shown, he’s absolutely right. Players may come and go, but Immaculate’s winning expectations and championship tradition remain the same season after season. The Mustangs won nine of 10 Class S state titles from 2003-12, then won... Read more
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The Daily Comet
After TV slaying, reporter’s dad finds voice on gun control‘’This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern v
After TV slaying, reporter’s dad finds voice on gun control
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
‘’This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern voice renews a push for gun restrictions, winning such measures has proved nearly impossible in the U.S., even after other high-profile tragedies garnered sympathy across... Read more
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Roll Call
Kevin Sutherland remembered at American UnivesritySlain Former Intern Remembered at American University Sutherland stands in fro
Kevin Sutherland remembered at American Univesrity
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
Slain Former Intern Remembered at American University Sutherland stands in front of the White House. (Courtesy of the Sutherland family) On a small alter at the American University chapel sat red, white and blue flowers, a New York Yankees cap, and... Read more
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The Houma Courier
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control''This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern v
After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
''This will be my mission,” he told reporters. While his articulate Southern voice renews a push for gun restrictions, winning such measures has proved nearly impossible in the U.S., even after other high-profile tragedies garnered sympathy across... Read more
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Daily Star
TV shooting victim Alison Parker's dad calls for stricter gun lawsCAMPAIGN: Parents Andy and Barbara Parker Andy Parker, 62, the dad of murdered
TV shooting victim Alison Parker's dad calls for stricter gun laws
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
CAMPAIGN: Parents Andy and Barbara Parker Andy Parker, 62, the dad of murdered US reporter Alison Parker, says her killing is the “tipping point” to close loopholes in the law. Mr Parker said: “My life has been wrecked. No person should bury their... Read more
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Philly.com
Man injured after boats collide in Sandy Hook ChannelSANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) - Officials say one man was hospitalized with injuries de
Man injured after boats collide in Sandy Hook Channel
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) - Officials say one man was hospitalized with injuries described as non-life threating after two boats collided in the Sandy Hook Channel. Coast Guard officials say the accident involved two recreational boats and occurred... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Man injured after boats collide in Sandy Hook ChannelSANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — Officials say one man was hospitalized with injuries de
Man injured after boats collide in Sandy Hook Channel
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — Officials say one man was hospitalized with injuries described as non-life threating after two boats collided in the Sandy Hook Channel. Coast Guard officials say the accident involved two recreational boats and occurred... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Colorado families plagued by gun deaths use quilts to raise awarenessThe Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is hosting
Colorado families plagued by gun deaths use quilts to raise awareness
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 3 days ago
The Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is hosting a series of exhibits for The Mother's Dream Quilt project through Sept. 8. The project is a national campaign that takes fabric submitted by mothers and gun violence... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Safe and Sound Schools program designed to help keep students safeBOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) - Going back to school is all about getting back into
Safe and Sound Schools program designed to help keep students safe
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 3 days ago
BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) - Going back to school is all about getting back into a routine, but one mother here in Massachusetts knows that routine can change in an instant. Michele gay, who previously lived in Newtown, Conn. lived through the... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Boats Collide Off NJ, 1 HurtOne man was hospitalized with injuries described as non-life threatening after
Boats Collide Off NJ, 1 Hurt
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
One man was hospitalized with injuries described as non-life threatening after two boats collided in the Sandy Hook Channel. Coast Guard officials said the accident involved two recreational boats and occurred about a half-mile from the tip of Sandy... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Why has the US done so little to stop gun violence?The murder of two journalists in Virginia, live on TV, by a disgruntled co-work
Why has the US done so little to stop gun violence?
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
The murder of two journalists in Virginia, live on TV, by a disgruntled co-worker who later shot himself, has once again sparked debates about gun legislation in the US, with the White House calling for action by Congress. The tragedy happened a few... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Man injured after boats collide in Sandy Hook ChannelSANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) - Officials say one man was hospitalized with injuries de
Man injured after boats collide in Sandy Hook Channel
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) - Officials say one man was hospitalized with injuries described as non-life threating after two boats collided in the Sandy Hook Channel. Coast Guard officials say the accident involved two recreational boats and occurred... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rebel Wilson criticized by Black Lives Matter after MTV VMAs jokeRebel Wilson comes under fire from Black Lives Matter movement during MTV VMAs
Rebel Wilson criticized by Black Lives Matter after MTV VMAs joke
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Rebel Wilson comes under fire from Black Lives Matter movement during MTV VMAs after joking about the 'injustice' of police strippers Rebel Wilson introduced the Best Hip Hop Video at the award show First appearing in a police uniform, she remarked... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Washington Examiner: Post-shooting, focus should be on changes that might workIrish pessimism aside, we recount this tale to make a point. One cannot set abs
Washington Examiner: Post-shooting, focus should be on changes that might work
The Oklahoman / Posted 3 days ago
Irish pessimism aside, we recount this tale to make a point. One cannot set abstract goals without considering the real-world starting point from which they must be reached. This is the problem for the many dreamers who, seeing Wednesday's on-air... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun controlWASHINGTON (CNN) — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television sa
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun control
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence. Andy Parker told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he wants to see a tightening of loopholes in gun... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Colorado families plagued by gun deaths use quilts to raise awarenessThe Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is hosting
Colorado families plagued by gun deaths use quilts to raise awareness
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The Colorado chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is hosting a series of exhibits for The Mother's Dream Quilt project through Sept. 8. The project is a national campaign that takes fabric submitted by mothers and gun violence... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun control: "They messed with the wrong family"ROANOKE, Virginia — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television s
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun control: "They messed with the wrong family"
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 3 days ago
ROANOKE, Virginia — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday, August 30th that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence. Andy Parker told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he wants to see a tightening of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
'They messed with the wrong family,' slain reporter's father promises to fight for gun controlThe father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he w
'They messed with the wrong family,' slain reporter's father promises to fight for gun control
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence. Andy Parker told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he wants to see a tightening of loopholes in gun laws and urged that... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun controlWASHINGTON — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sun
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun control
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence. Andy Parker told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he wants to see a tightening of loopholes in gun laws... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun controlWASHINGTON — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sun
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun control
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence. Andy Parker told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he wants to see a tightening of loopholes in gun laws... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun controlWASHINGTON — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sun
Slain Virginia reporter's father vows to fight for gun control
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence. Andy Parker told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he wants to see a tightening of loopholes in gun laws... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Andy Parker vows to fight for gun controlThe father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he w
Andy Parker vows to fight for gun control
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 days ago
The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence. Andy Parker told CNN's Jake Tapper that he wants to see a tightening of loopholes in gun laws and urged that... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
'They messed with the wrong family,' says murdered Virginia reporter's fatherWASHINGTON — Andy Parker, the father of the Virginia reporter who was shot and
'They messed with the wrong family,' says murdered Virginia reporter's father
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — Andy Parker, the father of the Virginia reporter who was shot and killed on live television last week, said Sunday that he wants to play a leading role in a pro-gun control movement. “I’m telling you, they messed with the wrong family,”... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Andy Parker vows to fight for gun controlAndy Parker, the father of the Virginia reporter who was shot and killed on liv
Andy Parker vows to fight for gun control
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 4 days ago
Andy Parker, the father of the Virginia reporter who was shot and killed on live television last week, said Sunday that he wants to play a leading role in a pro-gun control movement. "I'm telling you, they messed with the wrong family," he told... Read more
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