At the October 5th meeting, the GAG membership voted to add the following language to its mission statement. "GAG condemns white supremacy, all instances of excessive force by police, and police militarization." The full Mission Statement now reads: "Gays Against Guns NY is an inclusive direct action group of LGBTQ people and their allies committed to nonviolently breaking the gun industry's chain of death—investors, manufacturers, the NRA and politicians who block safer gun
The CBS weekly magazine series "CBS Sunday Morning" commemorated the 50th Anniversary of one of the first and most memorable mass shootings in American history. The shooting, which occurred on August 1, 1966, took place at the University of Texas when Charles Joseph Whitman, a 25 year old former Marine and rifleman, ascended to the top of the campus's iconic clock tower and began shooting people below. Whitman had, earlier that day, already murdered his wife and mother. Ulti
Based on the source research, there were 18 mass shootings in the US between 1/1/2016 and 1/31/2016. These shootings resulted in 51 people wounded and 31 people killed. Included in the 31 people killed were six members of the same family: Browse the Timeline below for details of each shooting.
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