2020 presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris said on Thursday that she owns a gun “for personal safety,” and that “smart gun safety laws” need not infringe on the Second Amendment. “I am a gun owner, and I own a gun for probably the reason a lot of people do – […]
US President Donald Trump stunned Republicans and appeased Democrats in a freewheeling White House meeting on gun control. Trump at one point blasted Republicans for being “afraid of the NRA.” He also backed several Democratic suggestions and ordered the lawmakers to “sit down” and discuss it. President Donald Trump held […]
A new poll says 70% of Americans support stricter laws on assault weapons. That’s 87% of Democrats and 52% of Republicans. Public opinion is trending toward tougher gun laws following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, although lawmakers have been reluctant to act. A new poll shows that 70% of […]
President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted that he supported strengthening background checks for prospective gun buyers, emphasising mental-health treatment, and barring those under 21 from buying rifles. The comments came about a week after a shooting at a Florida high school shooting left 17 people dead. President Donald Trump on […]
Parkland, Florida. Las Vegas, Nevada. Sutherland Springs, Texas. Now, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Recent deadly mass shootings in these US cities have at least one thing in common: the AR-15. The gunman who stormed The Tree of Life Synagogue and opened fire on Saturday, killing at least eight and wounded eight more […]
A new Quinnipiac poll shows American support for stricter gun laws is at an all-time high. The poll also found nearly universal support for background checks. Another poll released Wednesday showed that 58% of Americans believed stricter gun laws could have prevented last week’s mass shooting in Florida. The deadly […]
A New York Times columnist floated the idea that banks and credit-card companies could cut business ties with retailers that sell assault weapons and accessories. Some finance-industry executives are already on board with the idea, the columnist says. Credit-card companies have adopted similar measures in the past, such as banning […]
A top GOP donor threatened to withhold funds from Republican lawmakers unless they support an assault weapons ban. His comments came just days after a deadly high-school shooting in Florida killed 17. The shooting sparked nationwide outrage and an impassioned debate on gun control. A major Republican donor issued a […]
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A gunman used an assault weapon to kill 11 people and wound six others in a mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday. Police identified Robert Bowers as a suspect in what is reportedly the deadliest attack on Jewish people in US history. Nearly […]
Other countries don't have America's gun problem.
America’s most popular rifle, the AR-15 is at the center of the debate on gun control raging through the United States. As the smoke clears from a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport this morning, there appears to be a familiar rifle laying on the ground by the feet of […]
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