Based on the source research, there were 12 mass shootings in the US between 9/15/2016 and 9/21/2016. These shootings resulted in 48 people wounded and 13 people killed. One of those killed, Zoruan Otto Harris was an 18 year-old, recent high school graduate with a scholarship to head to college. He was also the father of a 1 year-old.
The shooting, which happened in Washington DC, occurred in the middle of a community party. Another man was killed and seven others were inj
Based on the source research, there were 13 mass shootings in the US between 9/8/2016 and 9/14/2016. These shootings resulted in 43 people wounded and 19 people killed. Two separate incidents occurred in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Each shooting had multiple fatalities. In one of the incidents three individuals each under forty-years of age were killed. One of them was 8.5 months pregnant. The baby could not be saved. Browse the Timeline below for details of each shooting.
WATCH: GAG Member Ken Kidd leaders GAGers from various chapters in an action at BlackRock Headquarters in Midtown Manhattan. Today, Gays Against Guns pulled off another double header action in it's fight against the Chain of Death. Smith and Wesson Press Conference GAG NY joined a coalition including New Yorkers Against Gun Violence, National Action Network, Judson Church, CBST, MCC NY, NYC PA , and Public Advocate Tish James at a a press conference in front of the Onmi Berk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 13, 2016 LGBTQ and Anti-Gun Violence Activists to Protest Smith & Wesson Appearance at Manhattan Investor Conference WHAT: Leading anti-gun violence and LGBTQ and religious leaders will condemn a scheduled September 13 appearance by Smith & Wesson at the 2016 Best Ideas Conference produced by CL King & Associates, an investment bank. Speakers will include: Letitia A. "Tish" James, NYC Public Advocate; Kirsten John Foy, National Action Network;
Based on the source research, there were 6 mass shootings in the US between 9/1/2016 and 9/7/2016. These shootings resulted in 27 people wounded and 5 people killed. In one single shooting ten people were wounded and one was killed. Browse the Timeline below for details of each shooting.
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Based on the source research, there were 9 mass shootings in the US between 8/28/2016 and 8/31/2016. These shootings resulted in 35 people wounded and 5 people killed.
This includes one person who was killed and four others who were wounded in a shooting that began on the Atlantic City Expressway in New Jersey and ended with victims on the Garden State Parkway and in a Wawa parking lot, according to New Jersey State Police. Browse the Timeline below for details of each shoo
Based on the source research, there were 4 mass shootings in the US between 8/21/2016 and 8/27/2016. These shootings resulted in 28 people wounded and 3 people killed. Among those killed were 15-year-old Isaiah "Zay" Solomon and 22-year-old Tafari "Fari" West who were killed while attending a vigil to honor the memory of 19-year-old Devonair "Lil' Deb" Blake, who died after he suffered 13 gunshot wounds to the back on Aug. 19; Also killed, in a separate shooing, was Antonio H
This academic paper, "A Well Regulated Right: The Early American Origins of Gun Control", by Fordham Law contextualizes the collective theory (well regulated militia) and the individual theory (right to bear arms) in relation to a more holistic interpretation of the 2nd Amendment as a civic right for the sole purpose of creating a well regulated militia. Altough this paper predates DC v Heller (2008) where the Supreme Court of the United States held in a 5-4 decision that t
Illustration by Taylor Callery for the Advocate The Advocate published this terrific story, "GAG is No HRC" on the confrontational role against the gun lobby that GAG can play that HRC can't--or won't. The author, Mark Joseph Stern writes: #HRC #directaction #GINOther