Guns hurt or kill 10,000 children in the U.S. each year: study

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School shootings unnerve Americans, but the number of children injured or killed in those tragic events is just a fraction of the young people harmed by firearms each year in the United States, a new study finds.

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Guns in the home raise suicide, homicide risk, review confirms

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Having guns in the home triples the risk of suicide and doubles the risk of homicide, researchers reported on Monday.

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Terrible tally: 500 children dead from gunshots every year, 7,500 hurt, analysis finds

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About 500 American children and teenagers die in hospitals every year after sustaining gunshot wounds — a rate that climbed by nearly 60 percent in a decade, according to the first-ever accounting of such fatalities, released Sunday.

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5-year-old Texas boy accidentally kills himself with napping babysitter's gun

A teenage babysitter was arrested Tuesday and charged in the death of a 5-year-old Texas boy who accidentally shot himself with the babysitter’s gun while she was napping, authorities said.

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Nearly two mass shootings per month since 2009, study finds

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NRA’s LaPierre calls for more armed guards after Navy Yard shooting

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In his first television interview since last week’s shooting in Washington, National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre tells NBC’s Meet The Press there should be more armed guards.

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Obama renews call for Congress to act on background checks

In the wake of the shooting at a Washington naval facility that left 13 dead, President Barack Obama renewed his call for Congress to pass background check reforms to keep guns out of the hands of those who would do harm.

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White House announces new executive actions on guns

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Nelba Márquez-Greene lost her 6-year-old daughter, Ana, in the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
(Photo: Ann Curry) Mark Barden lost his 7-year-old son, Daniel, in the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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'Even more determined': Georgia school gunman incident strengthens resolve of Newtown parents

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For parents who lost their children in the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012, the news of an armed man entering an Atlanta-area elementary school on Tuesday served as a reminder of the long struggle ahead for enacting gun reforms.

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Guns in school: Ark. district arming more than 20 teachers, staff

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As Cheyne Dougan rounded the corner at Clarksville High School, he saw three students on the floor moaning and crying. In a split-second, two more ran out of a nearby classroom.

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NRA courts women: Pink rifles, concealed carry purses on display at convention

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HOUSTON — At this weekend’s National Rifle Association Convention, Carrie Bradshaw met Annie Oakley.

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We can now 3-D print a gun – what’s next?

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With a shot heard round the Internet, the first known 3-D printed gun is a reality. But the bigger ruckus comes from the gun’s digital blueprints, now available for free download by any shooters who want to build their own.

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Gun rights group hopes to arm Chicago, other major U.S. cities

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As talks of gun rights and gun violence spark controversy throughout the nation and Chicago, a Houston-based gun advocate group is hoping to get into the line of fire.

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