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Threats of mass school killings flood 4chan following Oregon shooting

4chan's /r9k/ imageboard has completely lost it.

On Oct 6, 2015 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Putting metal detectors in movie theaters won’t stop mass shootings in America

The TSA won't be coming to a theater near you.

On Aug 6, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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The biggest threat to your child’s safety isn’t toy guns—it’s the real ones

Fact: Your child more is likely to die from a gun accident than from cancer.

On Aug 4, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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Aurora theater shooter James Holmes found guilty on all counts

The jury will decide next whether Holmes should be put to death.

On Jul 16, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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The danger facing American Muslims is bigger than the Chapel Hill shooting

Craig Stephen Hicks didn't act alone.

On Feb 17, 2015 by Shawn Carrié

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Stop criticizing ‘The Interview’ for killing Kim Jong-un

It's not just OK to joke about the removal of a North Korean dictator. It might be healthy.

On Dec 22, 2014 by Matthew Rozsa

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Tumblr’s creepy fascination with Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane

Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris. James Holmes. T.J. Lane. These killers may be infamous for their crimes, but to a large subset of the Internet, they're heroes.

On Mar 20, 2013 by Aja Romano

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Aurora shooting survivor campaigns for gun control on YouTube

Stephen Barton, who was shot in the face and neck in July, is asking both presidential candidates to lay out clear plans for gun control.

On Oct 1, 2012 by Jordan Valinsky

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Facebook post about massacre earns man court date

A man who wrote a status update about starting a massacre now has the court to contend with.

On Aug 10, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Tucson shooting survivors turn to YouTube to demand a gun control plan

The striking video is part of a national campaign designed to encourage a stated opinion on gun control from this year's presidential candidates.

On Aug 8, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger

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Why James Holmes has fans on the Internet

The answer, Gawker's Adrian Chen argues, has to do with the recent "explosion of Internet fandom." 

On Jul 31, 2012 by [email protected]

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Twitter urges “Dark Knight” star to “Bale Out Aurora”

Many online called for actor Christian Bale to don his Batman costume and pay a visit to the victims of Friday's shooting in Aurora, Colo., but support for the idea was far from unanimous.

On Jul 24, 2012 by Lindsey Weber

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9gag refutes connection to Colorado shooter

Fake screenshots have appeared on both 9gag and 4chan, but a spokesperson refuted the posts on the former. 

On Jul 20, 2012 by Fernando Alfonso III

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After tragedy, Facebook groups seek revenge, offer prayers

In the wake of the tragic shootings at an Aurora, Colo. theater, people are turning to Facebook to pray for the victims and seek the death penalty for the shooter.

On Jul 20, 2012 by Lauren Rae Orsini