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Gun dealers fighting Mexico’s claim they’re responsible for violence (access required)

firearms, Tucson, Yuma, Mexico, lawsuit, judge, Yuma, Phoenix, border, gun dealers, cartels

Attorneys for five Arizona gun dealers are asking a federal judge to toss out a claim by the Mexican government that they are responsible for violence in that country. In a new court filing, the team of lawyers says nothing in the complaint alleges any evidence that the weapons sold by the five companies -- three in Tucson, one in Yuma and one in Phoenix -- actually were used by Mexican cartels in commission of a crime.

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Stop hurting the healers

healthcare workers, violence, hospitals, Dallas, Texas, Congress

We must honor the empathy of healthcare workers, the years they have spent in training, and the attention to detail they demonstrate. While these humans toil toward healthy outcomes for their patients, they are punched, kicked, grabbed, verbally assaulted, and routinely subjected to other violent behavior.

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