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"A large portion of the mass shootings in the U.S. in recent years have roots in domestic violence against partners and family members." | In Texas And Beyond, Mass Shootings Have Roots In Domestic Violence n.pr/2lYxMtV #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"Nearly half of American women who are murdered are killed by their intimate partners." | 5 statistics to explain the link between domestic violence and mass shootings for.tn/2hcDhQn via @FortuneMagazine #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"in 27 cases, or about 59 percent, the perpetrator killed an intimate partner or family member during the massacre or had a history of domestic violence." | America's mass shooting problem is a domestic violence problem huffingtonpost.com/entry/mass-sho… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"Kelley was not supposed to have access to firearms. But... Kelley’s domestic-violence conviction wasn’t entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database." | The troubling link between domestic violence and mass shooters ti.me/2hg8BgX #MarchForOurLives
"There is one thing, though, that an alarming number of the recent mass shooters in the United States share: A history of aggression and violence toward women." | What do many mass shooters have in common? A history of domestic violence. wapo.st/2rydN2H?tid=ss… #MarchForOurLives
"The report notes that these Steam groups... glorify men like 22-year-old Elliot Rodger, who killed six people and injured over a dozen others" | Neo-Nazis and “future school shooters” are building communities on a leading gaming app newsweek.com/neo-nazis-scho… #MarchForOurLives
"A prominent gaming community is filled with groups glorifying school shooters and neo-Nazis." | The Hate Report: Gaming app has 173 groups that glorify school shooters revealnews.org/blog/hate-repo… via @reveal #MarchForOurLives #GunControl
"Law enforcement told CBS News and CNN the Nazi symbol appeared on extra ammunition the suspect might have used in the school." | Nikolas Cruz Had Swastikas on His Ammo Magazines, Cops Say vice.com/en_us/article/… via @vice #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"SPLC counted over 100 people killed or injured by alleged perpetrators influenced by the so-called "alt-right" | The Alt-Right is Killing People - Southern Poverty Law Center splcenter.org/20180205/alt-r… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"white supremacists committed the largest number of domestic-extremist-related killings, helping to make 2017 the fifth-deadliest year for extremist violence since 1970" newsweek.com/white-supremac… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"Since 2014, the SPLC calculated that 43 people have died and 67 injured as a result of violent incidents by alt-right related persons." | Men influenced by 'alt-right' responsible for 43 killings sfgate.com/national/artic… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"extremists killed 34 people last year. [59 percent] were killed by right-wing extremists, a designation that includes white supremacists, members of the so-called “alt-right” | Murders By U.S. White Supremacists More Than Doubled In 2017 huffingtonpost.com/entry/white-su… #MarchForOurLives
"In families of police officers, domestic violence is two-to-four times more likely than in the general population." | One Group Has a Higher Domestic Violence Rate Than Everyone Else — And It's Not the NFL, via @mic mic.com/articles/10688… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"If there's any job that domestic abuse should disqualify a person from holding, isn't it the one job that gives you a lethal weapon[?]" | Police Have a Much Bigger Domestic-Abuse Problem Than the NFL Does theatlantic.com/national/archi… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"officers beat their wives or girlfriends at nearly double the rate of the rest of the population, & trying to control that is not only difficult for the victims but potentially deadly" | Police domestic violence nearly twice average rate sfgate.com/bayarea/articl… #MarchForOurLives
"Most mass shootings in this country are related to some kind of domestic or family violence. It is almost always there, somewhere in the shooter’s history." | Disarm All Domestic Abusers Now splinternews.com/disarm-all-dom… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"Repeat last line: 'We encouraged people to get jobs in law enforcement, to go to the military and get training and to recruit there'.” | Are White Supremacists Infiltrating Law Enforcement? theroot.com/is-racist-law-… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"Officers expressed sympathy with white supremacists and sought their help to target counter-protesters after a violent 2016 rally" | California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show theguardian.com/world/2018/feb… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"For more than a decade, reports have linked high-profile racist extremists to veterans organizations and the military." | The Military Has a Serious White Nationalist Problem splinternews.com/the-military-h… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"For years national law enforcement agencies have been sounding the alarm about white supremacists in their midst." | “The Epidemic of White Supremacist Police” by Vida B. Johnson injusticetoday.com/the-epidemic-o… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"Federal law enforcement agencies in general... are aware that extremists have infiltrated state and local law enforcement agencies " | This Is Not an Ideal Time to Have White Supremacists Infiltrating Law Enforcement (And Yet They Are) esquire.com/news-politics/… #MarchForOurLives
"FBI detailed the threat of white nationalists & skinheads infiltrating police in order to disrupt investigations against fellow members and recruit other supremacists." | FBI warned of white supremacists in law enforcement 10 years ago. pbs.org/newshour/natio… #MarchForOurLives
"In a Military Times poll of more than 1,000 active-duty troops, nearly one in four said they had seen white nationalism in the military." | Poll: Nearly 25% of Troops Report Seeing White Nationalism in Military thebea.st/2zyDzs6?source… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"Close to 42% of the nonwhite servicemen and women who took part in the poll said they had witnessed white nationalists in America’s military." | US troops say white nationalists are a bigger threat to America than ISIS newsweek.com/us-troops-say-… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"The department quietly has outfitted eight of its duty motorcycles, more than half, with the upright mounts for semiautomatic rifles." | AZ Cops Are Now Packing AR-15s on Their Motorcycles phoenixnewtimes.com/news/ar-15s-mo… via @phoenixnewtimes #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"According to the Defense Logistics Agency, more than $4 billion in discounted military equipment has been sold to local police departments since the 90s" | Congress under pressure from left and right to 'demilitarize' police thehill.com/regulation/def… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"To understand the need to disarm the police & the population, it is necessary to understand the police as an institution of repression & force: not an institution of safety & freedom" | Get Guns Off The Streets & Demilitarize The Police thehillnews.org/opinions/charl… #MarchForOurLives
41 US states "don’t require those prohibited from purchasing a firearm due to domestic violence charges to relinquish the firearms they already own." | 11 statistics that remind us gun violence is ABSOLUTELY a women's issue huffingtonpost.com/entry/gun-viol… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"Retired [Republican] Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment" thebea.st/2pLhLG6?source… via @thedailybeast #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
"Including black students in the gun violence conversation means broadening the topic from mass shootings to police-involved shootings" | Black Marjory Stoneman Douglas students want the movement to include their voices too miamiherald.com/news/local/com… #GunControl #MarchForOurLives
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"Black Americans make up 12 percent of the population, yet last year 30 percent of the unarmed people shot and killed by police were black." | Police Violence Is Gun Violence crooked.com/article/police… #GunControlNow #MarchForOurLives
"The overexposure of non-Black survivors, especially white survivors, likely reflects what the late, great law professor Derrick Bell characterized as “interest convergence” in his scholarship." #MarchForOurLives #GunControlNow blackyouthproject.com/70348-2/
"NY governor has condemned the Trump administration’s inaction on gun control as the state passed legislation banning anyone convicted of domestic violence from owning a firearm." | New York bans domestic abusers from owning all guns independent.co.uk/news/world/ame… #MarchForOurLives
"The Pennsylvania Senate has approved a bill that would require people convicted of domestic violence to give up their firearms, the Associated Press reports." #MarchForOurLives #GunControlNow

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