Gun control

Florida Lawmakers Open Latest Debate over Mass Killings

Florida’s state Senate leader said he wanted to get to the root of the problem.

Walmart’s Gun Restrictions Will Have Outsized Influence on the Gun Debate

The announcement follows similar steps by other retailers responding to public pressure to restrict gun.

President Trump Backs Away on Gun Background Checks

Trump says the U.S. already has “very, very strong background checks” for gun purchases.

Florida Senate Passes Bill Expanding Armed Teachers Program

The bill seeks changes to a law enacted last year after the rampage at Parkland high school.

Yes, Parkland Attack Fueled Big Shift in America’s Gun Politics

It sparked a movement among a younger generation angered by gun violence and inspired hashtags such as #NeverAgain and #Enough.

MSD High School Commission Recommends Arming Teachers

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission voted 13-1 to recommend the Legislature.

Rare Drop in NRA Election Spending as Gun-limit Groups Rise

A sign of the shifting dynamics of the gun debate as the GOP fights to maintain its grip on Congress.
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Black Eyed Peas Tackle Gun Violence, Immigration in “Big Love”

The Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence at schools and immigration in two new music videos for their song, “Big Love.”
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Judge Blocks Release of Blueprints for 3D-printed Guns

A federal judge stopped the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.

After Mass Shootings, NRA Pins Blame on Familiar List

Gun-control advocates call the strategy a clever smoke screen to avoid having to talk about gun control. The cycle repeats with the next mass shooting.
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US Held Record Number of Migrant Kids in Custody in 2019

An unprecedented 69,550 migrant children held in U.S. government custody over the past year.

Evo Morales Flees Crisis-torn Bolivia after Deadly Clashes

Bolivia faced its worst unrest in decades amid a political vacuum

Judge Strikes Down New Trump HHS Rule on Religious Objections

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer said the HHS Department overstepped its authority.

Deadly Ambush Shows Mexico Lost Control of Area

Questions have also arisen over whether the army can do its job even when it is present.