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Madonna issues wake up call on gun violence in graphic music video

06 June, 2019 8:33 am 8:33 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Madonna stepped into the gun violence debate on Wednesday with a music video containing graphic dramatizations of a mass shooting. Called “God Control,” the disco beat song and video depicts a gunman opening fire in a crowded nightclub or bar and images of actors playing dancers who fall to the ground, … Read More

Gunman kills two at video game tournament in Florida

08 August, 2018 8:37 am 8:37 am

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – A video gamer killed two people and wounded several others  when he opened fire with a handgun at a tournament that was being streamed online from a restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida, police said. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams named the shooter as David Katz, 24, of Baltimore and said he was in … Read More

As Canada faces rising gun violence, tighter laws are a tough sell

08 August, 2018 9:28 am 9:28 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – Rising violence in Canada has prompted calls for the federal government to tighten gun laws but tougher regulations could cause a political backlash in a country where 2 million people are licensed to own a firearm. In 2016, 223 people were murdered with a gun, a 23 percent increase from 2015 and … Read More