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Family of girl killed by celebratory gunfire pushes for tougher legislation
Family of girl killed by celebratory gunfire pushes for tougher legislation

The mother of a 10-year-old girl killed by celebratory gunfire in Cecil County on New Year's Eve is asking for stricter penalties for shooting guns into the air. Crystal Blackburn, the mother of Aaliyah Boyer, who was killed when Cecil County Sheriff's officials said a bullet fell from the sky and struck her on the top of her head, is calling on the public to sign a petition at aaliyahboyer.com. The "We the People" petition through the White House needs 100,000 signatures before it's forwarded to the president's administration for review. It broadly calls for an end to celebratory gunfire. In many metropolitan areas, shooting a gun into the air, while...

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