Firearms

By Emma Tucker and Omar Jimenez, CNN (CNN) — Nearly 300,000 lives could be saved from the nation’s wave of gun violence over the next decade if every US state enacted gun control laws like those held by states such as California and New York, according to a new study announced Friday by a gun violence prevention non-profit group.
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Four current senators and three former senators who opposed gun reform legislation following the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School told The Washington Post they now believe they made a mistake. “My activity was passive, not active, in searching for a solution, and that I regret,” former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., told the outlet. Heitkamp had
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Healthcare and quality education for all. Treat all people and religions with respect and fairness. Trust women to make their own decisions. Raise the pay of working people and support unionization. Get assault weapons off the streets. Do something about climate change. Clean up toxic waste sites and outlaw pesticides that damage children. Replace fossil
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A federal judge in Illinois has declined to temporarily delay a portion of the state law banning some high-power semiautomatic weapons from going into effect. U.S. District Judge Stephen McGlynn on Friday declined a request from several gun rights groups that would have delayed the Jan. 1 deadline for residents of Illinois to register their
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WASHINGTON (Gray DC) – Gun violence legislation is a topic dividing members of Congress, but Senator Angus King of Maine was trying to bridge the gap on Thursday by introducing new legislation. In introducing the Gas-Operated Semi-Automatic Firearms Exclusion Act, or GOSAFE, King said, “What the bill does is limit the most lethal piece of
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This article is a collaboration between The Atlantic and The Trace. One Saturday night in April 2017, Jenn Jacques and Bob Owens stayed up late drinking at an outdoor bar in Atlanta. They had worked together for more than two years, and Owens had become like an older brother to Jacques. On this Saturday, Owens
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The National Rifle Association is sounding the alarm about another attack on the Second Amendment. Speaking to Fox News, an NRA spokesman said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s latest proposal to ban so-called assault weapons is an attempt by the New York Democrat to “destroy our self-defense and Second Amendment rights.” “Sen. Chuck Schumer launched
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Yet another mass shooting occurred on Oct. 25, this time in Lewiston, Maine, that killed 18 people and wounded 13 others. As of Oct. 26, that makes an astounding 35,275 people that have been killed by gun violence in this country just in 2023.  Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. noted that King and Heinrich both have opposed broad
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SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) — The Junior Newtown Action Alliance held a protest against the National Shooting Sports Foundation and its new headquarters in Shelton Saturday afternoon.  The Newtown Action Alliance and its student group have protested the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) since 2012, when 26 people were killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook Elementary
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SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) — The Junior Newtown Action Alliance held a protest on Saturday afternoon against the National Shooting Sports Foundation and its new headquarters in Shelton. The Newtown Action Alliance and its student group have protested the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) since 2012, when 26 people were killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook
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“The time has now come for me to take responsibility for this failure.”                                     – Maine Representative Jared Golden Marsha Shearer At a news conference on Oct. 25, 2023 Democratic Congressman Golden apologized to his constituents for his
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Moms Demand Action Glenview/Northbrook co-lead Stefanie Bregman introduces panelists at Thursday’s (Nov. 2) Moms Demand Action Glenview/Northbrook Firearm Safety Town Hall Meeting at Glenview United Methodist Church (from right to left) Cook County Commissioner Scott Britton, State Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, State Sen. Julie Morrison, State Sen. Laura Fine, Glenview Police Sgt. Joel Detloff, Northfield-based Family
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