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Urban Outfitters' Blood Spattered Kent State Sweatshirt Causes Uproar

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 15
Irony took a sharp right turn into bad taste in the world of sportswear when multinational clothing retailer Urban Outfitters released a limited edition faux vintage blood-spattered sweatshirt bearing the Kent State seal.

SF Pride Sued Over Shooting

PRIDE | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 7
A man who was shot at last year’s San Francisco Pride celebration is suing organizers, claiming they were negligent because they failed to provide adequate security.

Newtown Residents Want Adam Lanza House Torn Down

NATIONAL | By Dave Collins | Apr 2
Some Newtown residents are calling for the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter’s home to be torn down and replaced with a park or nature preserve, according to a new community survey.

High Court Bolsters Domestic Violence Gun Law

HEALTH | Mar 28
People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic violence charge, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

Go Ahead Sinners, Make My Day: FRC VP Says Jesus is Packing Heat

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 20
Retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin feels the scriptures need a Rambo-style reboot. The Executive VP of the anti-gay Family Research Council told a group of pro-family legislators Tuesday that Jesus is coming back with a gun.

Jurors: Zimmerman Not Guilty of 2nd Degree Murder

NATIONAL | By Mike Schneider and Kyle Hightower | Jul 13
Neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

John Kerry Condemns Global Anti-Gay Violence

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 5
In a new statement by the White House, Secretary of State John Kerry applauded the progress of gay rights movement but also condemn global anti-gay violence, urging to Americans to promote human rights for all people.

Gays with Guns: A Growing Subculture?

CULTURE | By Shaun Knittel | May 25
With the recent string of anti-gay attacks in New York City, it may come to no surprise to some that LGBT groups supporting the right to bear arms are beginning to gain some momentum within the community.

Two Atlanta Gay Pride Attendees Shot in the Head ’Execution Style’

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 7
Two men who had attended the recent Gay Black Pride celebration in Atlanta, Georgia were found dead in an apartment in that city, having each been shot in the head "execution style," according to online reports.

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