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Swords into ploughshares, guns into art
Artists
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Artists
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Swords into ploughshares, guns into art

Mitzi Stark - March 14, 2016

Juan Carlos Chavarría is an artist who creates art and peace out of old, decommissioned guns. He isn't just using the metal parts as a medium for…

Gun lobby vows to fight Obama actions
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Gun lobby vows to fight Obama actions

Catherine Ho | The Washington Post - January 5, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. - Gun Owners of America said it plans to mount legal challenges to the gun control proposals announced by U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday…

US President Obama weeps as he pleads for ‘urgency’ of gun control
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US President Obama weeps as he pleads for ‘urgency’ of gun control

AFP - January 5, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama wept openly Tuesday as he urged the United States to wake up to the need to tackle the gun violence that claims…

In compelling speech, President Obama announces executive actions on gun safety
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In compelling speech, President Obama announces executive actions on gun safety

AFP - January 5, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama, noting the more than 300,000 firearm-related U.S. deaths over the past decade, announced executive orders Tuesday aimed at reducing gun violence.…

Obama to force through gun control measures on Tuesday
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Obama to force through gun control measures on Tuesday

Andrew Beatty | AFP - January 4, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will introduce a raft of executive actions to tackle U.S. gun violence, bypassing Congress and its staunch opposition to…

Obama to tackle ‘unfinished business’ of gun violence in 2016
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Obama to tackle ‘unfinished business’ of gun violence in 2016

AFP - January 1, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. -- President Barack Obama, in a New Year's address, made fighting gun violence a resolution for 2016, calling it a major piece of "unfinished business" in…

FBI investigating San Bernardino shooting as ‘act of terrorism’
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FBI investigating San Bernardino shooting as ‘act of terrorism’

Del Quentin Wilber | Bloomberg - December 4, 2015

The California shooting that killed 14 people on Wednesday is being investigated as an "act of terrorism," David Bowdich, assistant FBI director in Los Angeles, said at…

Australian politician calls for US travel warning after California shooting
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Australian politician calls for US travel warning after California shooting

Ishaan Tharoor | The Washington Post - December 4, 2015

Tim Fischer, a retired Australian politician and former deputy prime minister in the right-wing government of Prime Minister John Howard, issued a stern rebuke of U.S. gun…

Two California shooting suspects dead, one person detained: police
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Two California shooting suspects dead, one person detained: police

AFP - December 2, 2015

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- A man and a woman suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting at a center for the disabled in California on Wednesday were killed in…

Timeline of deadly US shootings
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Timeline of deadly US shootings

AFP - December 2, 2015

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- At least one gunman opened fire inside a center for the disabled in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, killing 14 people and wounding…

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