Gun violence spurs grim industry: Bulletproof items for kids

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Recent school shootings are drawing fresh attention to businesses that seek to protect children from violence.

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“ There’s no advanced developed country on earth that would put up with this ”


President Barack Obama on gun violence during a Tumblr discussion at the White House.

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173 children in America under age 12 have been killed by guns since last year’s tragedy in Newtown, Conn.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the children under 12 who have died from gunshots since the Newtown, Conn., slayings on Dec. 14, 2012, and the circumstances in which they died.


Obama: Honor Trayvon Martin by battling gun violence

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A day after George Zimmerman’s not-guilty verdict, President Obama called on Americans to honor Trayvon Martin’s memory and reflect on “how we can prevent future tragedies like this.”

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After Hadiya’s death, Chicago to put 200 more cops on the street

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Two days after a teen who performed at President Obama’s inauguration weekend was gunned down, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to yank 200 cops from desk jobs and make them fight crime on the streets.

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Young man shot and killed when he pulls into driveway of wrong address

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Rodrigo Diaz, 22, was driving around with his girlfriend and two friends when he pulled into a driveway, thinking they had arrived at another friend’s house, his brother says. But instead he pulled into the driveway of Phillip Sailors, 69, who thought his home was being robbed, his lawyer says.

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