Gun


NRA Names Oliver North as President

The National Rifle Association on Monday named as its next president retired U.S. Marine Colonel Oliver North, a conservative commentator best known for his central role in the 1980s Iran-Contra…

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7 Governors Announce Regional Gun Violence Consortium

The governors of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware and Puerto Rico are announcing the nation’s first regional gun violence research consortium. The coalition of like-minded states…

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Trump Throws Gun Purchase Age to States, Courts

President Donald Trump said he would wait for the courts to rule before acting on raising the minimum age for some gun purchases, putting off one of the more contentious…

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Justice Department Proposes to Ban Bump Stocks

The Justice Department has proposed to ban bump stocks, devices that modify semi-automatic rifles to allow them to be fired more rapidly, making good on a promise by President Donald…

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Not Afraid of The NRA? Prove It.

Who’s afraid of the National Rifle Association? Apparently, not President Donald Trump. At Wednesday’s White House gathering on guns, the president mocked Republican lawmakers for fearing NRA executive Wayne LaPierre…

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Trump Invites Lawmakers to Talk School Safety, Guns

President Donald Trump was convening a bipartisan group of lawmakers Wednesday to discuss school safety, as Republican leaders showed little interest in pursuing stricter gun control laws and Democrats pushed…

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Florida Lawmakers Consider Gun Proposals

  The Florida Senate Rules Committee voted 9-4 on Monday for a bill that would raise the age to purchase rifles from 18 to 21 and create a three-day waiting…

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The Danger of the Modern Rumor Mill

Of the many ills born of the internet and social media is the unbridled and unparalleled power they have to spread rumors and conspiracy theories. To this day, there are…

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