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Those who attended the rally said the City of Boulder's recent proposal to create further gun laws infringes on their rights. The city has discussed creating a ban for bump stocks, semiautomatic assault weapons, and large capacity magazines. The liberal-leaning municipality discussed taking the measure to ...
An off-duty Detroit police officer has been charged after he allegedly tussled with his girlfriend downtown Sunday and pulled out his gun when citizens tried to help the woman, police said. The officer has been charged with two counts of felonious assault, two counts of felony firearm and domestic violence.

Although the meeting got off to a slow start, it wasn't long before bright minds raced to weigh in on a range of topics surrounding gun control, including whether or not the state should allow people to carry guns on a college campus. “Sometimes we politicians talk too much. It's good for us to hear what ...
Romansky joined about 150 people who attended a pro-gun rally Sunday afternoon in the courtyard of the Westmoreland County Courthouse in support of Palla and gun rights. Some held or carried long guns — like the AR-15 Palla had slung over his shoulder on March 23 — to the Greensburg rally.
Also Sunday, former congresswoman Gabby Giffords -- who is a survivor of an attempted assassination and a gun control advocate -- issued a statement saying "we deserve the right to live without fear of gun violence." "This past year has seen tragedy after tragedy -- those you've seen on the news and ...
Daley said there are several pieces of legislation in Illinois aimed at curtailing gun violence, including the so-called red flag bill that would allow a relative, friend or member of law enforcement to report someone in distress whose guns need to be temporarily taken away. An affidavit to be reviewed by a ...

Ben and Karen talk through some of the suggestions from element14 Community members for the super glue gun build, before moving forward with the motor placement for the final design. However, Ben is concerned that the handle might end up too thick if the motor is placed next to or near the handle.
By investing heavily in grassroots state-based campaigns, Everytown and their gun safety allies have blocked the NRA on multiple fronts — from stymying concealed carry reciprocity and preventing guns from being allowed on campuses and in most K-12 schools, to passing laws in 25 states and ...
Police are looking for 29-year-old Travis Reinking in connection to the Waffle House shooting in Tennessee that left multiple people dead and several injured. Source: CNN · CNN Original Series on CNNgo. Watch Full episode on. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown. HFR SEPTEMBER 13 -- USE FOR ...
More than four in 10 Minnesotans said they have unfavorable opinions of the National Rifle Association, which opposes new limits on access to guns. That's up from 29 percent in a 2013 Minnesota Poll. A gender gap also was evident. Three-quarters of women said they want to raise the age for gun buyers ...
An 11-year-old boy in El Paso died on Friday after getting hit by a pickup truck while his school held a walkout to protest gun violence. “Obviously everybody's in a state of shock,” Xavier De La Torre, the superintendent of the Ysleta Independent School District, said at a news conference on Friday. The boy ...
The bank argued that after cycles of "tragedy and inaction," it was taking steps to prevent guns from getting into the wrong hands. As Citigroup began to grapple with the controversy, a top official at Bank of America made a surprise announcement that her bank would also respond to the epidemic of gun ...
Activists advocating for an end to the gun shows held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds plan to make their case before the state-appointed fair board on Tuesday. It won't be the first time the board has been asked to reconsider the gun shows, which draw thousands of firearms enthusiasts from throughout ...
A man who was naked but for a green jacket shot and killed at least four people before a patron snatched his gun and tossed it over the counter at a Waffle House restaurant near Nashville, Tennessee early Sunday, police said. The gunman, armed with what was described as an AR-15 assault-type rifle, ...
Although Rich does not call for an outright ban on assault weapons, I firmly believe that his comprehensive gun safety proposals will keep guns away from those who should not have them while not alienating responsible gun owners who do tend to vote out of proportion to their numbers. Do not let the ...
The American Federation of Teachers said Thursday that it is cutting its financial ties with Wells Fargo as a result of the banking giant's relationships with the National Rifle Association and gunmakers. The AFT, a 1.7 million-member national union, is dropping the bank as a recommended mortgage lender, ...
Opponents of gun control often argue that if we take guns away, those intent on killing or committing crimes with them will simply “find another way.” They'll use knives and go on a mass stabbing. Or perhaps they'll turn to bombs or stones or fire. In social science, this is called “displacement.” While it may be ...

There are nearly enough guns in America to arm every citizen. The Pew Research Center estimates that there are about 270 million to 310 million guns in the United States. With the nation's population around 328,000,000, that's nearly a gun for every American. The firearms, however, are owned by about ...
The 21-year-old father of the 3-year-old girl who accidentally shot her pregnant mother faces felony charges for allegedly leaving his loaded gun in the car with his two young children when he went inside a clothing store. Menzo Brazier of Michigan City, Indiana, is charged with two counts of criminal ...
(CNN) Students around the country are again taking to the streets. It's the latest mass action since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that claimed seventeen lives and galvanized young people to act in the long-stalled debate over guns. Some activists are heartened by the attention ...
The rally and the activism since the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School feel like a watershed moment for Mauser. He works with Colorado Ceasefire, a gun violence prevention group created after Columbine. In 2000, they closed a loophole in state law that let people buy guns at gun shows without ...
A disability rights group in Texas sent out a survey last month, trying to figure out how many of its members became disabled by gun violence. The group, ADAPT of Texas, says it's an effort to collect data that will help inform Texas lawmakers about how they should legislate guns. Bob Kafka, an organizer ...
Citigroup has restricted gun retailers who are its customers, and Bank of America said it will no longer finance companies that make assault-style rifles for civilians. Dicks said it won't sell guns to people under 21 years old. Weingarten says the AFT tried unsuccessfully to talk to Wells Fargo about its ...
The most obvious effect of such a disappearance is simple: no gun deaths. Approximately 500,000 people around the world are killed by guns each year. In terms of developed countries, the biggest losses are in the US, where citizens own 300 to 350 million guns in total. There, gun homicide rates are ...
Students across the nation plan to keep up the pressure for tougher gun laws with school walkouts and rallies Friday, including an event that's expected to bring hundreds of people to downtown Raleigh. Students are planning to walk out of class at 10 a.m. Friday in more than 2,000 events nationally, ...
The company told the Post-Gazette that it would recycle the gun materials after destroying them at its distribution centers. Typically, companies will sell unsold merchandise back to manufacturers. Federal guidelines for destroying guns require the crushing, cutting, or breaking of the gun parts— typically by torch rather than ...
The list of measures he's backing includes universal background checks, a ban on military-style assault weapons, magazine limitations, closing the gun show loophole, overturning the Dickey Amendment, and imposing better checks on mental health before people purchase guns. He's hopeful this issue ...
BlackRock last month stripped retailers that sell guns from some of its exchange-traded funds, and said it would offer two new ETFs that exclude gun makers and retailers. Aside from offering the FTSE Social Index Fund, which excludes gun makers, Vanguard told CNN on Tuesday that 359 of its 388 funds ...
In 1982, Ronnie Barrett was a professional photographer taking photos of a military patrol boat on Tennessee's Stones River. The patrol boat was armed with two M2 .50 caliber heavy machine gun mounts. Barrett was intrigued by the guns and wondered if a rifle could be designed to fire the .50 BMG bullet.
One in four Americans now owns a gun or lives in a household with guns. So how strange that, on that day in the late 1980s, I saw a real gun for the first and last time. I grew up in inner-city Baltimore. I've worked at soup kitchens and homeless shelters all over the East Coast and stayed at dozens of ...
WASHINGTON -- The students who organized last month's marches for gun legislation want members of Congress to hold town hall meetings on Saturday. You won't find any featuring lawmakers in New Jersey, but activists have set up their own meetings in three congressional districts in the state.
The poll also shows broad support for a number of specific gun control initiatives. Nine in 10 voters, 90 percent, support requiring background checks on all gun sales. Eighty-four percent want to bar people on the federal no-fly list from purchasing guns. More than two-thirds, 68 percent, support banning ...
Making it explicitly clear to all employees that guns are not allowed on the workplace premise may seem like a no-brainer, but there are states that allow people to carry firearms into the office. If you operate in one of these states (or really, even if you don't), communicate that you have no tolerance for ...
He returned to New York to work as a resident at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where he often treated victims of gun violence. "I felt that I'd be able to make a difference in people's lives becoming a trauma surgeon," he told CNN. He hasn't treated victims of nation's mass shootings like colleagues ...
Top technology CEOs including Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Uber's Dara Khosrowshahi have called for stricter gun control. It follows the attack on the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California, in which a woman shot and injured at least 3 people before killing herself. Technology CEOs including ...
Other gun sellers such as Dick's Sporting Goods, Walmart and Fred Meyer quit selling assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines and raised the age limit for anyone purchasing guns or ammunition to 21. The larger magazines allow for multiple ammunition rounds, in some cases 20 or more, to be ...
Tragically, predictably, infuriatingly, we're again mourning a shooting — this time at YouTube's headquarters — even as the drive for gun safety legislation has stalled in Washington. Polls show that nine out of 10 Americans favor basic steps like universal background checks before gun purchases, but the ...
Bump stocks allow semiautomatic rifles to fire at a rate similar to that of machine guns and were used by the Las Vegas shooter who killed 58 people and ... in the state machine their own guns all the time and questioned if the bill would criminalize possession of items that could be fabricated into gun parts, ...
The new law went into effect March 9, quickly stoking concern among supporters of gun rights about lost freedom. A March 18 headline posted on the Free Thought Project said, "It begins: Florida police now confiscating guns from people with no due process." The post went on to say a man in Lighthouse ...
NASHVILLE — I didn't attend the local rally against gun violence on March 24, though more than 10,000 Nashvillians did. The march was planned by Abby Brafman, a Vanderbilt University freshman and 2017 graduate of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. I had out-of-town family ...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature struck a deal as part of state budget negotiations that will toughen gun-control laws for people convicted of domestic abuse. In addition to expanding the type of crimes that will require confiscation of guns, it will also broaden current law to include the surrender ...
With fewer than a dozen guns in the safe, I wouldn't even be considered a gun nut. Most of my friends have concealed-carry licenses and pistols on their person. If there are 10 of us in a room, there are most likely 10 loaded firearms, probably more, with a few of us keeping backups in ankle holsters. Rarely ...
In Florida, only the state is allowed to regulate firearms. Local government officials who ignore that law — posting signs prohibiting guns in city parks, for example — face stiff penalties. They include removal from office, a $5,000 fine officials must pay from their personal funds and lawsuits from any person or ...
... of guns to 21; bans bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly; and limits rifle magazines to 10 rounds. But Vermont residents will be permitted to keep larger-capacity magazines they already own, creating a sense of urgency among state gun owners looking to stock up before ...
School safety and insurance experts agree that adding a firearm to a classroom only increases the risk of gun violence — whether intentional or otherwise. “Granted, [school shootings] are becoming more frequent, but it still is a rare occurrence,” said Tory Brownyard, the president of the Brownyard Group, ...
Last month's mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, reignited debate over gun control in the United States with a special focus on the legal minimum age for gun ownership. Many on both sides of the aisle have argued that our laws currently put guns in the hands of young people who lack the ...
Organizers encouraged activists to write to lawmakers in opposition to Senate Bill 383, which would give Pennsylvania school districts the option to allow teachers to carry guns. The bill was introduced in early 2017 by Sen. Don White, R-Indiana and advanced in the GOP-controlled state Senate in June.
(SHELBY, N.C.) — Authorities in North Carolina say four men suffered gunshot wounds in a “running gun battle” while driving on a highway. The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office said in a news release it appears shots were fired between the occupants of two vehicles around 2:15 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 74 ...
"This legislation builds on our gun laws -- already the strongest in the nation-- to make New York safer and stronger." Cuomo's support of the bill comes amid the announcement of a primary challenge from Cynthia Nixon, the former 'Sex and the City' actress who launched her campaign to unseat Cuomo ...
“Democrats should make the distinction that we're not trying to take away your Second Amendment right, but we do want strict limits on ownership and sales on guns that are weapons of war,” he added. The intensified focus on gun reform marks something of a shift for the Democrats, who shied away from ...


 

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