NEWTOWN ONE YEAR AFTER (2013) “At Least 194 Children Have Been Shot to Death Since Newtown” REPORT DEC 2013
The NRA says arming more adults will protect kids—but most are killed at home, our investigation shows, often with unsecured guns.
Children killed by guns since Newtown https://youtu.be/paN7kyZuvZo via @YouTube
You’ve heard this story before, the one that played out again the week of Thanksgiving—this time in Lakeland, Florida—where 2-year-old Taj Ayesh got his little hands on his father’s loaded pistol, pulled the trigger, and crumpled to the ground. You may have heard about 9-year-old Daniel Wiley, who was playing outside his house in Harrisburg, Texas, when a 13-year-old mishandled an unsecured shotgun, blasting Wiley in the face. You…
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‘I’m Just Super Happy’: After Mailman Sees Boy Reading Junk Mail, He Does Something Amazing
A 12-year-old boy in Utah received the surprise of a lifetime after his mailman’s plea on social media resulted in him receiving hundreds of books.
Mathew Flores, 12, loved to read but used to not have any books.
“I just usually read the newspaper,” Mathew told ABC 6.
When Sandy postal worker Ron Lynch discovered the 12-year-old looking through the junk bin, Mathew told him he was looking for something to read.
“A young man was standing here reading junk mail,” Lynch said. “Asked me if I had any extra.” …
They’re Murdering Our Kids And Getting Away With It’
Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri came as no shock to the hundreds of Americans of color who have lost loved ones in officer-involved shootings. Below, some of these people discuss their experiences and share their thoughts on the grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Brown this summer.
Nicholas Heyward Jr.
Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Heyward Jr. was playing “cops and robbers” in the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project in 1994 when NYPD Officer Brian George mistook the teen’s toy rifle for a real weapon. George fired one shot into Nicholas’ stomach, killing him.
Then-Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes declined to convene a grand jury in the case, or to directly press charges against George. The shooting was ruled a justifiable homicide.
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My Brief Encounter with a Dark Web ‘Human Trafficking’ Site
27 July 2015 // 12:00 PM CET
Screenshot of the ‘Black Death’ page after it moved sites
“Nicole’s starting bid is set at 150,000$,” the listing read. The girl, skinny, blonde, and topless, appeared to be thrashing around in the accompanying photos. With her arms tied behind her back, and the rope connected to a wire frame, “Nicole” lurched forward as the shadow of a man loomed in the Background. …
Please, read this heart-breaking Report here:
- 27 July 2015 at 12:00pm
Revealed: Tens of millions slashed from mental health budgets
Mental health services for children and young people in England were cut by £35 million last year, despite a government commitment to transform mental health care.
Research undertaken by leading children’s mental health charity YoungMinds, and given exclusively to ITV News, has revealed that since George Osborne became chancellor five years ago a total of £85m has been lost from the budgets of mental health trusts and local authorities.
And while NHS spending as a whole has been ring…
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