Firearms

A mass shooting took place in a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado on March 22. A social media post claims the NRA is at fault. On March 22, a shooter opened fire at a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, killing 10 people, including a police officer.  A viral tweet claims the National Rifle Association is
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Colorado’s Republican representative Lauren Boebert has suggested in an interview that hammers are more dangerous than assault weapons in America, despite removing an array of guns from her interview background in the wake of the Boulder mass shooting. Ms Boebert asserted during her interview on Newsmax TV’s National Report that what she called Colorado’s “strict
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BOULDER, Colo. — Law enforcement officials and former associates of a 21-year-old man accused of killing 10 people at a Colorado supermarket have described the suspect as prone to sudden rage — and disclosed that he was suspended from high school several years ago for a sudden attack on a classmate that left the student
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are both pushing for Congress to pass stricter gun laws, including an assault weapons ban. But getting any new gun legislation through an evenly divided Senate appears unlikely, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported Wednesday. “We are seeing tragedy after tragedy,” Harris said on CBS
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Two gun-control bills passed in the House on March 11 tighten the background check requirements on gun sales, including private ones. David Adams, vice president and legislative director of Virginia Shooting Sports Association (VSSA), described the right to bear arms as “something that’s distinctly American.” He and other gun rights advocates warn that a universal
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PROVIDENCE — Constrained by COVID from packing the State House in person, as they have in the past, with hundreds of gun-owners in matching yellow “Don’t Tread on Me” T-shirts, gun-rights advocates are firing off emails and online posts.  Many are the electronic equivalent of form letters urging defeat of the bills up for hearing on Friday.  The NRA
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For many, the most disquieting takeaway from the Trump-inspired assault on the nation’s Capitol and democracy, and the ensuing effort to exonerate the defeated president of sedition, is the inevitable conclusion that terrorism and its inspirations are now deeply embedded in our culture. Right-wing terrorists like Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, Richard Wayne Snell and Dylann
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Congressional lawmakers are launching a fresh push for significant gun control legislation, introducing two bills aimed at sweeping overhauls of the nation’s gun laws. A bipartisan group of lawmakers, led by California Rep. Mike Thompson, who leads the congressional task force on gun violence prevention, reintroduced legislation Tuesday to require background checks for all gun
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Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this article are solely the author’s and do not reflect the views of The Phoenix Editorial Board.  CW: school shootings, guns, PTSD, grief, suicide Three years ago on February 14, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School experienced the deadliest school shooting in US history. By the end of the day,
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ANALYSIS/OPINION: On Valentine’s Day, President Biden sent you a love letter: He’s coming for your guns.   A Feb. 14 statement from the Biden White House called on Congress to extend background checks to “all” gun sales in the country — by definition including between friends or even family members.   Such universal tracking of
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Fred Guttenberg listens to questions from the media in Parkland, Fla. (Photo: Jose A. Iglesias/TNS via ZUMA Wire) Three years after a life-altering tragedy, this activist and author remains dedicated to his cause At the beginning of his Zoom call with Boca, Fred Guttenberg texted his son, Jesse, to let him know he was on
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