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Dick’s Sporting Goods destroyed $5 million worth of assault weapons — and its CEO tells us the gun industry’s blowback has been ‘a blessing in disguise’

Dick’s Sporting Goods destroyed $US5 million worth of assault weapons in 2018 after banning them from its Field & Stream hunting and fishing stores in the wake of the Parkland shooting. Dick’s banned them from its signature big box stores in 2012 following the Sandy Hook massacre. Dick’s CEO Ed […]
Dick’s Sporting Goods destroyed $5 million worth of assault weapons — and its CEO tells us the gun industry’s blowback has been ‘a blessing in disguise’
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Florida’s Republican governor just made a big break with the NRA

Florida’s Republican governor said on Friday that he would push lawmakers to raise the minimum age to buy a gun to 21 from 18. Gov. Rick Scott also said he wanted to ban so-called bump stocks and would ask for $US500 million in mental-health and school-safety initiatives. Scott’s announcement comes […]
Florida’s Republican governor just made a big break with the NRA
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19-year-old Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz bought his AR-15 legally

Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old suspected of killing 17 in a shooting spree at Florida high school, legally purchased the AR-15 he allegedly used in the crime. Florida wouldn’t require fingerprints, a special permit, or even a waiting period before Cruz bought his gun. Anyone over 18 can buy a rifle […]
19-year-old Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz bought his AR-15 legally