gun violence

Connections: Previewing the "Beating Guns" tour

Invoking the idea of beating swords into plowshares, two men have written a book calling for us to beat guns into garden tools. The book, simply called ...
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Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:27pm
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Plan to combat gun violence announced

A new action plan for preventing gun violence in Rochester has been unveiled. The Roc against Gun Violence Coalition has been around for about 8 months...
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Mon, 02/18/2019 - 11:05am
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Connections: Rochester City Councilman Adam McFadden on violence in our community

When he was running for Congress, Rochester City Councilman Adam McFadden said that young people do not value life the way they should. He said that...
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Wed, 07/25/2018 - 11:46am
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Connections: Discussing the #ThinkAboutIt Campaign and efforts to curb gun violence

Organizers of a new anti-gun violence initiative say they hope educating people about the causes and effects of gun violence will help make the...
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Wed, 07/18/2018 - 11:52am
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New campaign against gun violence launches in Rochester

Rochester city officials announced the launch of a new campaign to eradicate gun violence Tuesday. Mayor Lovely Warren and Councilmember Willie...
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Tue, 07/17/2018 - 1:43pm
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Connections: Women's safety, their right to use firearms, and allegations of domestic violence

The story of a Rochester police officer advising a man to break into the home of his estranged girlfriend has raised a number of questions about women’s...
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Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:51am
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Connections: The language we use when talking about school shootings

Yet another mass shooting has happened at an American school. The shooting in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday is one of the deadliest school shootings in...
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Fri, 02/16/2018 - 9:12am
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Connections: New documentary explores the aftermath of the 2015 Boys and Girls Club shooting

A new documentary explores the aftermath of the 2015 mass shooting at the Boys and Girls Club in Rochester. Raekwon Manigault, Jonah Barley and Johnny...
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Tue, 12/05/2017 - 12:33pm
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Connections: Jeremy Richman on preventing violence and building compassion

Jeremy Richman is a neuro-pharmacologist, but after his six-year-old daughter, Avielle, was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, he and...
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Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:37am
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Connections: What we know about the mass shooting in Las Vegas

On Sunday night, a gunman holed up in a hotel room on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire on thousands of people attending a country music concert. At least...
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Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:34am
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