1 Woman Is Killed and 6 Others Are Wounded in Brooklyn Mass Shooting

Two people opened fire at a party in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, the police said. The incident reflected a stark rise in shootings in the city.

#bedford-stuyvesant-brooklyn-ny, #brooklyn-nyc, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-nyc

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Hate Crimes in U.S. Rose to Highest Level in More Than a Decade in 2019

An F.B.I. report on hate crimes also found that more murders motivated by hate were recorded in 2019 than in any year before.

#anti-semitism, #el-paso-tex-shooting-2019, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #hate-crimes, #mass-shootings, #southern-poverty-law-center

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Harrison Johnson, Pastor at Funeral in Mass Shooting, Dies at 65

A minister who doubled as a funeral director, he officiated at an El Paso service attended or livestreamed by thousands. He died of the coronavirus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-obituaries, #el-paso-tex, #el-paso-tex-shooting-2019, #funerals-and-memorials, #johnson-harrison-b-jr-1955-2020, #mass-shootings, #reckard-margie-k-1955-2019

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Man Who Supplied Rifles in San Bernardino Attack Is Sentenced to 20 Years

Federal prosecutors said Enrique Marquez Jr., 28, provided the weapons that were used by a friend and his wife to kill 14 people at a social services center on Dec. 2, 2015.

#farook-syed-rizwan, #malik-tashfeen, #marquez-enrique-1991, #mass-shootings, #san-bernardino-calif-shooting-2015

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Donald Trump’s Support of Extremism and Conspiracy Theories

Violent extremists and conspiracy theorists found their tribune in Donald Trump.

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2 Killed, 6 Injured in Shooting Near Rutgers University

The authorities said that the shooting on Sunday morning had “no affiliation” with the college or its students.

#colleges-and-universities, #mass-shootings, #new-brunswick-nj, #new-jersey, #rutgers-the-state-university-of-new-jersey

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Tested by Tragedy, Two Politicians Review Their Records — Mistakes Included

“Cry Havoc,” by Michael Signer, the former mayor of Charlottesville, Va., and “The Violence Inside Us,” by the Connecticut senator Chris Murphy, grapple with racial tension, gun violence and errors of leadership.

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Sarah Palin’s Suit Against New York Times Will Go to Trial, Judge Rules

The Times’s attempt to bring the case to a close was denied, and a federal judge set a Feb. 1 date to weigh Ms. Palin’s defamation lawsuit over an editorial.

#bennet-james, #decisions-and-verdicts, #libel-and-slander, #mass-shootings, #new-york-times-company, #palin-sarah, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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New Zealand Gives Christchurch Shooter a Record Sentence

While the grieving and wounded watched, Brenton Tarrant was hauled away to face the certainty of dying behind bars after killing 51 people at two mosques in the worst terrorist attack New Zealand has ever seen.

#christchurch-new-zealand, #christchurch-new-zealand-attack-march-2019, #mass-shootings, #muslims-and-islam, #tarrant-brenton-harrison, #terrorism

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Christchurch Massacre Sentencing: What to Expect

Brenton Tarrant pleaded guilty in March after murdering 51 people and wounding 40 at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. But the final phase of the case presents a series of challenges.

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What’s Behind the Recent Rise in Shootings?

Gun violence has surged this summer, and crime experts aren’t sure why.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #crime-and-criminals, #debatable, #firearms, #mass-shootings, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #urban-areas

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California’s Ban on High-Capacity Magazines Violates the Second Amendment, Court Rules

Supporters of tougher gun laws called the ruling a dangerous infringement on the ability of states to protect their residents from mass shootings.

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Federal Court Rules California’s Ban on High-Capacity Magazines Violates 2nd Amendment

Supporters of tougher gun laws called the ruling a dangerous infringement on the ability of states to protect their residents from mass shootings.

#appeals-courts-us, #becerra-xavier, #california, #decisions-and-verdicts, #donohue-john-j, #gun-control, #lynn-barbara-m-g, #mass-shootings, #national-rifle-assn, #newsom-gavin

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What Happened to the Young Voters Focused on Guns?

It’s not their top issue anymore, but many see it as a part of other, larger concerns.

#democratic-party, #el-paso-tex-shooting-2019, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #gun-control, #march-for-our-lives-inc, #mass-shootings, #midterm-elections-2018, #parkland-fla-shooting-2018, #voting-and-voters, #youth

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Mexican Officials Blame Cartel Turf War for Mass Killing

Violence in many countries has waned during the coronavirus pandemic, but not in Mexico, and warfare between rival criminal gangs has devastated the state of Guanajuato.

#drug-cartels, #guanajuato-mexico, #jalisco-new-generation-cartel, #latin-america, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mass-shootings, #mexico, #santa-rosa-de-lima

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8 Are Shot in San Antonio by Man Claiming to Be U.F.C. Fighter

The man, who said he was part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, had been turned away from a bar, the police said. None of the victims’ injuries were said to be life-threatening.

#mass-shootings, #san-antonio-tex

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The Sunday Read: ‘The Condition of Black Life Is One of Mourning’

After nearly two weeks of national unrest, Claudia Rankine reflects on the reality of repetition in the systems of institutionalized racism.

#black-people, #charleston-sc, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #mass-shootings, #podcasts, #rankine-claudia, #roof-dylann-storm, #south-carolina

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Father of School Shooting Victim Takes On Smith & Wesson

A complaint to the Federal Trade Commission by a parent and two advocacy groups says the company “attracts, encourages and facilitates mass shooters.”

#advertising-and-marketing, #computer-and-video-games, #everytown-for-gun-safety, #federal-trade-commission, #firearms, #gun-control, #guttenberg-fred, #mass-shootings, #parkland-fla-shooting-2018, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #smithwesson, #social-media, #violence-media-and-entertainment

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Soldier Stopped Shooting by Driving Into Gunman, Kansas Police Say

Master Sgt. David Royer, who is assigned to Fort Leavenworth, drove his car into a man who was firing “randomly” at drivers on a bridge between Kansas and Missouri, the police said.

#fort-leavenworth-kan, #mass-shootings, #missouri, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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F.B.I. Is Said to Find Links Between Pensacola Gunman and Al Qaeda

The gunman in December’s shooting, a Saudi cadet who had trained with the U.S. military, had been in contact with the terrorist group, officials said.

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Did the Coronavirus Kill Ideology in Australia?

How a government both sectarian and divisive learned (briefly) to become inclusive.

#australia, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #epidemics, #firearms, #frydenberg-josh, #germany, #great-britain, #gross-domestic-product, #howard-john-winston, #mass-shootings, #mnuchin-steven-t, #morrison-scott-1968, #new-zealand, #organized-labor, #qatar, #reserve-bank-of-australia, #singapore, #south-korea, #trump-donald-j, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #wildfires

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Will We Shrug Off Coronavirus Deaths as We Do Gun Violence?

This country seems resigned to preventable firearm deaths. It appears that the same is starting to happen with fatalities from the pandemic.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #firearms, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks

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Greg Zanis, Known as ‘The Cross Man,’ Dies at 69

Mr. Zanis, a carpenter who traveled the country honoring the dead, made over 26,000 wooden memorials over the past two decades.

#crosses-and-crucifixes, #crosses-for-losses, #deaths-obituaries, #las-vegas-nev-shooting-october-2017, #mass-shootings, #midland-odessa-tex-shooting-2019, #newtown-conn-shooting-2012, #parkland-fla-shooting-2018, #pittsburgh-pa-shooting-2018, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #zanis-greg

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Canada Bans Assault Weapons in Wake of Deadly Mass Shooting

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the government had been in the process of introducing the ban when its agenda was overturned by the pandemic.

#canada, #firearms, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #nova-scotia-canada, #nova-scotia-canada-shooting-april-2020, #trudeau-justin

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El Paso Walmart Shooting Victim Dies Nearly Nine Months Later

A soccer coach whose extensive injuries kept him hospitalized died nearly nine months after the shooting, the deadliest anti-Latino attack in modern American history.

#el-paso-tex, #el-paso-tex-shooting-2019, #mass-shootings

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When Hugs Can Kill: Mourning Nova Scotia’s Mass Shooting in a Pandemic

The coronavirus has destroyed most of our rituals to cope with death.

#canada, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #funerals-and-memorials, #mass-shootings, #nova-scotia-canada, #nova-scotia-canada-shooting-april-2020

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Nova Scotia Mass Shooting Victims Must Be Mourned at a Safe Distance

Nova Scotians are grieving amid a coronavirus lockdown the deaths of at least 22 people killed by a gunman. Among the dead: an elementary schoolteacher, a cancer survivor and a family of three.

#canada, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #funerals-and-memorials, #mass-shootings, #nova-scotia-canada, #portapique-nova-scotia, #royal-canadian-mounted-police

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Gunman Kills 9 in Lebanon Mountain Town

The killings were a rare mass shooting in Lebanon during a time of economic and political crisis.

#lebanon, #mass-shootings

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After Nova Scotia Shooting, Families Mourn as Police Seek a Motive

Gabriel Wortman was believed to have killed at least 16 people in a 12-hour rampage that was one of the country’s worst massacres in recent memory.

#canada, #mass-shootings, #nova-scotia-canada, #wortman-gabriel

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Multiple Victims in Nova Scotia Shooting, Police Say

The authorities identified the gunman as Gabriel Wortman, 51, who may be driving a vehicle that resembles a Royal Canadian Mounted Police patrol.

#gabriel-wortman, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #nova-scotia-canada, #royal-canadian-mounted-police

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