| The gun-scare craze has hit a New Jersey High School, where a 7th grader was suspended and subject to a 5 hour psychological evaluation after twirling a pencil "like a gun." The superintendent responds: "when they demonstrate behaviors that raise red flags we must do our duty."
| "Vice President Biden and I had a meeting with a group of technology people and we talked about how guns can be made more safe,” Attorney General Eric Holder said in House appropriations subcommittee Friday. Holder suggested that by using finger print identification or guns that talk to a bracelet worn by the gun owner, the weapons could only be fire by "the person who is lawfully in possession of the weapon.”
| Several hash tags on the social media site Instagram are causing concern. #gunsforsaleeverywhere and #gunsforsaleby are just two of the options that bring up pictures and prices of firearms. "You have a situation where people are now going to be circumventing a background check," one man complained to the media.
| The gun Aaron Alexis used to kill 12 people at the Navy Yard massacre had words carved in the stock. Alexis' mother apologized: "Aaron is in now in a place where he can no longer do harm to anyone, and for that I am glad."
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