Bottom line, we've got too lax gun safety laws in this country and too many guns in homes and available on the streets. Contact your elected officials ( www.contactingthecongress.org ) and tell them you support and demand sane, fair, tougher gun safety laws and you want them now.
Fort Smith, Ark.-- Early Thursday morning, a 25-year-old woman was shot and killed at her home by her 19-year-old nephew
Santa Cruz, Calif.-- A 21-year-old female college student waiting at a bus stop was shot in the head.
Searcy, Ark.-- A 24-year-old woman was found fatally shot at an apartment complex.
Clifton, Colo.-- A man attempting to commit suicide by shooting himself in the chest caused an injury to a woman in the house when she was stuck by the bullet after it exited the manís back.
Cottage Grove, Ore.-- Two men were driving on a highway when one of them fired a shotgun at another moving vehicle rear wheels.
Clayton County, Ga.-- A man was shot to death during an argument with a woman inside a residence.
Ramsey, Minn.-- A 67-year-old woman and 65-year-old husband were found dead, apparently a murder-suicide.
Cleveland, Ohio -- A 45-year-old woman was killed after she got caught in a crossfire. She leaves behind five children.
Council Bluffs, Iowa -- A 22-year-old woman and her 19-month-old son were shot and wounded outside their apartment.
Chesterfield County, S.C.-- A 56-year-old man got out of his truck in the parking lot of a county courthouse and sprayed a 21-year-old womanís car with gunfire.
Chicago, Ill.-- Two boys, ages 15 and 16, were shot and wounded as they walked on a sidewalk.
Kendall, Fla.-- A 13-year-old boy was shot at his home.
Hendersonville, Tenn.-- A 29-year-old man shot and wounded his 26-year-old wife.
Memphis, Tenn.-- A 4-year-old boy died after he found a gun and shot himself.
Oakdale, Minn.-- A 9-year-old boy was shot dead and his mother wounded when a man apparently began to randomly fire.
New Orleans, La.-- A 22-year-old man was shot in the head and later died.
College Park, Md.-- After a 23-year-old graduate student at a university tried to start a fire in his residence, he used a 9mm handgun to shoot and kill a 22-year-old male roommate and wound another 22-year-old male roommate before using the weapon to kill himself.
Orlando, Fla.-- Two men, ages 21 and 22, were found shot dead inside a home.
St. Louis, Mo.-- A 33-year-old man was found fatally shot on a train platform.
West Palm Beach, Fla.-- A man in his early 20s was shot on a street and killed.
Caldwell, Idaho -- A 34-year-old man was shot by his 41-year-old wife during a domestic dispute.
Chicago, Ill.-- A 16-year-old boy was shot in the back on a street.
New Orleans, La.-- Two women were shot outside a restaurant.
Akron, Ohio -- A 21-year-old woman in a van with at least five other people was shot by a gun fired from inside the vehicle.
Chelsea, Ala.-- A man with a gun entered a middle school and held several students against their will.
Middletown, Conn.-- A 56-year-old man is accused of threatening two snow-plow drivers with a loaded shotgun.
Nashville, Tenn.-- A handgun was found in a studentís backpack at a middle school.
Kiln, Miss.-- A 20-year-old woman was killed by her 21-year-old brother.
Price, Utah -- A 37-year-old man fatally shot his 32-year-old wife before shooting and killing himself.
Chicago, Ill.-- A 33-year-old man walking on a sidewalk was shot in the back when someone opened fire from a vehicle.
Conway, Ark.-- Police investigating a wrecked pick-up truck on an interstate highway discovered the driver had been shot and killed.
Riverton, Utah -- A man cleaning a handgun in a home with several friends shot one of them in the stomach.