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Dec. 16, 2012

Oregon Gun Owner Stops Clackamas Shooting Spree, Proving Guns Save Lives

A citizen with a gun was directly responsible for stopping the Clackamas, Oregon mall shooting spree. More guns equals fewer victims.
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Dec. 16, 2012

10 Heartwarming Stories of Heroism From the Sandy Hook Shooting

Principal Dawn Hochsprung and teacher Victoria Soto are just two of the heroes that help us cope with this horrific tragedy.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Adam Lanza Shooting: This Mass Murderer Might Have Been Motivated by Drugs, Not by Guns

The Connecticut shooting that took 28 lives has rekindled the debate on gun control. New studies say we should be looking at prescription drug control instead.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Obama Sandy Hook Speech VIDEO: President Consoles the Nation With Vague Generalities

The president vowed to use "whatever power this office holds" to prevent tragedies like this from happening again, but he stopped short of offering any specifics as to how to achieve this.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Adam Lanza: Continued Coverage of This Maniac Will Inspire More Mass Murders

By allowing this story to take over all of the news outlets, internet discussions, and even all of our thoughts, we’re playing right into the cycle of large scale violence.
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Dec. 16, 2012

290 Politicians Took Money From the NRA in 2012

If you want the gun culture in this country to change, take a look at this list of politicians who have close ties to the NRA, and vote accordingly.
Dec. 16, 2012

Dexter Season 7 Finale: The Show America is in Love With

As we approach the latest season finale for Dexter, it has become absolutely clear that Dexter is just another selfish killer.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Domino’s Founder Sues Government Over Obamacare Birth Control Provision

What’s missing from these prudish objections to birth control is an understanding of the fact that not everyone thinks sex is wrong and gross.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Gun Control Headed to the Supreme Court in The Wake of Sandy Hook Shooting

There hasn’t been much progress on gun control in years, but with the recent increase in mass shooting, advocates of restriction have the extra motivation they need to make a real push.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Adam Lanza Shooting: Guns Are Not the Problem, Moral Decay Is

Gun control laws have been increasing. Instead, there is a direct correlation between the increase in violence and the gradual degradation of morals, ethics and parenting.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Sandy Hook Shooting: Why the Media Should Strip the Name and Photograph of the Newtown Murderer

News stories about such incidents should refer simply to "the murderer" or "the suspect." To refer to such killers by name is already a form of lionization.
Dec. 16, 2012

PSY Hates America, The Hobbit Movie Review, and the Top Culture Stories of the Week

The top PolicyMic culture stories from this week. Must-see movies, the violence of football, and U.S.-South Koren relations ... "Gangnam Style."
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Dec. 16, 2012

Why Obama Should Limit the Sale of Gun Ammo Now

President Obama should issue an Executive Order TODAY that places immediate, absolute limits on the type and quantity of ammunition that can be purchased at-retail by an individual.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Adam Lanza 2.0: Indiana Man Allegedly Threatens to Shoot Up Elementary School

Though Interim Cedar Lake Police Chief Jerry Smith said 60-year-old Von I. Meyer "was not serious" when he made the alleged threat, police found 47 guns in his home.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Gay Rights: Uruguay Passes Landmark Same Sex Marriage Bill, Bringing Hope to Latin America

Passing of the bill on marriage equality in Uruguay and Mexico is history in the making, but other more conservative countries still need to come on board.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Fiscal Cliff 2013: Obama and GOP Agree on Eliminating Key Tax Break

A sacred deduction, the tax break for municipal bond interest is in jeopardy as some Republicans join Democrats in supporting elimination.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Dawn Hochsprung: Principal Implemented Security Protocols Months Before Shooting

A tragedy is unfolding in Connecticut at Sandy Hook Elementary School where a mass shooting took place. The school circulated a security policy at the start of the school year.
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Dec. 16, 2012

After Sandy Hook Shooting, What We Need Now

One of the main reasons for the decline of violence in certain societies is effective governance.
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Dec. 16, 2012

We Owe the Sandy Hook Victims a Real Conversation

If Friday's tragedy doesn't call us to action, what will? We owe it to the victims — especially the children — to do better.
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Dec. 16, 2012

John Kerry Secretary of State Nomination Was Part of a Republican Plot All Along

Senator John Kerry has been selected to replace outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
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Dec. 16, 2012

10 Deadliest Shootings in U.S. History

Friday's Newtown shooting is the second deadliest in U.S. history, killing 27 people, including 20 children.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Francois Hollande: The Worst Politician of 2012

France's president threatens the economic health of the eurozone with dangerous economic policies.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Adam Lanza Shooting Proves It's Time to Talk Gun Control in America

Did it really have to take this senseless act to finally bring about change? Or is this not even enough?
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Dec. 16, 2012

Sandy Hook Shooting Victims Deserve Action, Not Silence, From Our Leaders

Some will say that it's too early to address gun violence in America. For the 27 people who were killed on Friday, it's too late.
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Dec. 16, 2012

How to Fix the Middle East After the Arab Spring: Look to Argentina

Argentina's Madres de Plaza de Mayo might just provide a template for healing war-torn societies in the Middle East.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Bloomberg Meet the Press Interview: NYC Mayor Blasts Obama on Gun Control

NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg discusses gun control, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy calls for greater restrictions on assault weapons, and the latest on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Dec. 16, 2012

Verizon Plays Big Brother by Watching You Watch TV

Verizon has filed a patent for technology that would allow them to watch their customers watch TV, to track their responses to advertisements and adjust them accordingly.