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(Created on 13/01/2016)

 

 

  • US judge blocks release of 3D gun blueprints amid uproar - with pictures and a video - 1 August 2018
    (telegraph.co.uk)



  • Why is the NRA so powerful? – video - 26 March 2018
    "The National Rifle Association (NRA) is famous for its influence on American politics.
    Under its executive vice-president, Wayne LaPierre, the group has resisted changes to gun legislation for more than four decades, despite multiple mass shootings.
    Here's how the group keeps the status quo."

    (theguardian.com)

 

  • Evan
    "As the school year winds down, one student finds himself starting an unexpected relationship."

    (YouTube)

 

 

  • "Inside Amy Schumer" sketch - 29 April 2016
    "Amy Schumer’s sketch on guns is hilarious, terrifying, and way too real."

    (upworthy.com)

 

 

 

  • Gun Logic - animation by Mark Fiore
    "Now that the United States is nearing the point of one mass shooting incident per day and there are enough firearms to give every single person in the country a gun, let’s look a little deeper into the gun lobby’s bumper sticker solutions. Better yet, let’s apply NRA-style solutions to everything!"

    (YouTube)





  • UNITED STATES OF MILITIADOM - animation by Mark Fiore
    "Hoo boy, where to begin with this one? Hypocrisy always makes for good cartoon material but the militia “takeover” in Burns, Oregon is like peeling the proverbial onion of hypocrisy. (Is that a thing? It is now.) Should we begin on the Bundy side or on the Hammond side? "

    (vimeo.com)
  • Inside Story Americas - What fuels the love for guns in the US?
    "In this first episode of our Inside Story Americas special series, Guns, Culture and Crime in the US, we look at why the debate over gun control is so polarised and travel to West Virginia - a place where shooting guns is a sport that has been passed down over generations - to find out what fuels the love for guns in this country..."
    (YouTube)

 

 

 

  • Trending Today: #StopGunViolence - Text + Audio + Video - 5 January 2016
    "An emotional President Barack Obama announced on Tuesday new measures to prevent gun violence in America.
    After Obama’s announcement, the hashtag #StopGunViolence trended on Twitter worldwide.
    Many supported Obama’s efforts, but some criticized the president’s actions."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Barack Obama pledges action to tackle gun violence - 2 January 2016
    "In his first address of the year, President Barack Obama says he will take unilateral action to tackle the problem of gun violence in the US.
    He said his inability to win Congressional backing for what he called "common sense gun laws" was the greatest frustration of his presidency."

    (BBC)
  • The NBA takes aim against gun violence - 24 December 2015
    "On Christmas day, the NBA will release a new ad campaign targeting gun violence.
    The ad will feature NBA players as well as victims of gun violence. Juliana Goldman reports."

    (YouTube)

 

  • We Can End Gun Violence
    - with Jennifer Aniston, Amy Schumer, Julianne Moore, Sofia Vergara, Spike Lee ou Michael J. Fox...
    (YouTube)

 

 

  • Guns With History
    "States United To Prevent Gun Violence opens a "gun store" in NYC as a hidden camera social experiment to debunk safety myths.
    Every gun has a history."

    (YouTube)

 

  • A Mix of Food and Guns at Shooter’s Grill - Text + Audio + Video - 17 August 2015
    "Workers at a restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, carry loaded guns, and so do some of the people who eat there.
    People come to see the restaurant from around the world, and eat “Shotgun Burritos” and “Locked and Loaded Nachos.”
    VOA visited Shooter’s Grill, and got mixed opinions about its gun policy." 

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)



  • Once Again, Americans Debate Gun Violence - Text + Audio + Video - 22 June 2015
    "After a deadly shooting at a church in South Carolina last week, U.S. politicians are again debating how to deal with gun laws and gun violence. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that more than 11,000 people died
    and 84,000 people suffered injuries from gun violence in 2013."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Americans should see this John Oliver segment on how Australia dealt with its gun problem
    "Mass shootings are still uniquely horrifying events that can catalyze support for gun control measures that cut down on other deaths, as well.
    That was what happened in Australia, as John Oliver recounted in a three-part Daily Show series from 2013..."

    (vox.com)

     


    "Following the Senate's defeat of the Manchin-Toomey amendment,
    John Oliver tests the theory that government-mandated gun control doesn't work."

     

     

    "John Oliver vows that never again will a political career end
    in a senseless act of meaningful legislation." 

     

     

    "John Oliver learns that it's pointless for America to study the Australian gun control experience because the situations are just too similar."

     

 

 

 

  • My First Rifle - USA
    "Most kindergarten kids learn how to paint and tie their shoelaces; in Kentucky they learn how to handle shotguns.
    As the gun debate rages across the US, this shocking report explores its teeny-popper culture."

    (YouTube)