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Here’s a List of People Injured or Killed by Guns on ‘Gun Appreciation Day’

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 Robert Kessler @ Gawker Yesterday was deemed a day to appreciate your guns in America, and boy did we. Five people were shot at gun shows in North Carolina, Ohio and Indiana. These were not, however, the only instances of gun violence yesterday. As happens everyday, numerous people were either injured or killed by guns on “Gun Appreciation Day,” be it on purpose or accidentally. Spanning Alaska to Florida, here are those people: A 14-year-old suburban Atlanta boy shot and killed his 15-year-old brother while playing with their mother’s handgun. A 26 year old was shot and killed while…read more

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New York State Senate Rejects Gay Marriage in 38-24 Vote

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[From Politics Daily] The New York State Senate shot down a bill Tuesday afternoon that would have legalized gay marriage. The 38-24 vote was broadcast live online, and followed contentious debate. Senators filled the day with impassioned and sometimes rambling orations, mostly in support of the bill. Sen. Bill Perkins was one of several senators to call the vote an act of solidarity with beloved civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Sen. Liz Krueger, of Manhattan’s Upper East Side, talked about her Jewish family coming to New York to…read more

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Shame on Press Already Calling President Obama’s Plan an “Exit Strategy”

Posted by in Commentary, News, politics, Violence

A statement by Cynthia McKinney Many in the special interest press are cynically reporting the President’s speech tonight as an “Afghanistan exit plan.” We have now reached the point where those who make and interpret current events think they can make us believe that war is for peace, ignorance is strength, slavery is freedom, and lies are the truth. Well, we know the truth, and we will not rest until every drone is stopped and no more bombs are dropped. We will not rest until peace is won. Dr. Martin…read more

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