Tag Archives: American society

13Dec/15
Gun rights advocates carry rifles while protesting outside the Texas capitol in Austin.

Gun control and gun rights groups square off in Texas

Gun control activists in Austin Texas protest to disrupt “mock mass shooting” by pro-gun ownership group.

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04Dec/15

Apartment of California shooting suspects opened to media

San Bernardino shooting suspects’ home opened up to media by couple’s landlord.

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24Nov/15

Several people shot, wounded near Minnesota protest site

Several people are shot and wounded near a protest area after an unarmed black man was shot by a Minneapolis police officer a week ago.

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11Oct/15

“Justice or Else” rally marks 20 years since Million Man March

(REUTERS) – United in their call to end racial and economic injustice, thousands of activists rallied with the Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who led the first Million Man March 20 years ago.
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11Sep/15

Police now probing 11 possible highway shootings in Phoenix area

Arizona police are investigating 11 possible vehicle shootings in recent days along a major highway running through Phoenix after a driver discovered a bullet hole in the side of his commercial truck.

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10Aug/15

Man critical after exchange of gunfire in Ferguson – police

A man who fired at police during protests in Ferguson is in a critical condition after being wounded in a gun battle with officers, St. Louis county police chief says.

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08Aug/15

Texas officer shoots dead college football player after car dealership crash

A Texas police officer fatally shot a 19-year-old college football player suspected of driving a car through the window of a Dallas-area car dealership.

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08Aug/15

Ferguson braces for protests on anniversary of Michael Brown shooting

Activists held a small rally in Ferguson as the city braces for protests on anniversary of Michael Brown shooting.

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26Jul/15

Hundreds mourn for woman found dead in Texas jail cell

Hundreds of family and friends gather in Illinois for the funeral of Sandra Bland who was found dead in a Texas jail cell.

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19Jul/15

Flag dispute triggers clash at South Carolina capitol

A Ku Klux Klan chapter and an African-American group held overlapping demonstrations outside the South Carolina State House, where state officials removed the Confederate battle flag last week.

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