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Baby’s death from gunshot wounds shocks nation

Prayers poured in from around the country for Jonylah Watkins, the six month-old baby girl who died this morning after being shot five times.

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March for love, peace, and jobs on Valentine's Day

"There is hope, [when] young people lead us in a march for justice, for jobs, to have the courage to stand up."

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One Billion Rising fights domestic violence, rape culture

One in three women worldwide will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. Since there are three billion women on the planet, one billion women will experience such outrages.

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Despite the NRA, most Americans favor gun control

Now is the time to bring about meaningful change and mobilize progressives to support those fighting for change.

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The woman whose name I carried on a cold winter day

Thousands of people traveled to Washington on Satuday, Jan. 26, for a national March for Gun ControlHere is one marcher's reflections on the day.

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March on Washington for Gun Control set for Jan. 26

Marchers will gather at 10 a.m. at the Capitol Reflecting Pool on 3rd St. NW.

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Obama goes head-to-head with gun lobby

President Obama called on the American public to demand measures to curb gun violence.

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Walmart and gun makers, drivers of the right wing

 Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, is also the country's biggest seller of firearms and ammunition.

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Sandy Hook vigils mourn victims, vow action

Candlelight vigils were held nationwide mourning the victims of the Dec. 14 massacre. They promised hope for a national conversation and vows for action on mental health care and gun control.

How to rebuild after the violence in Conneticut

Once again violence has shattered a place of innocence, and an elementary school in Connecticut takes on the appearance of a battlefield.

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