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# gun-control - Saturday 25 June, 2022

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades

Sat 3:19 PM 18,967 Views 21 Comments

While Joe Biden says it falls short of what’s really needed, he added that it will “save lives.”

# gun-control - Friday 24 June, 2022

'Kids in schools will be safer': US senate advances new gun control bill
# New Laws
# New Laws

'Kids in schools will be safer': US senate advances new gun control bill

Jun 24th 2022, 7:25 AM 8,813 Views 9 Comments

The Safer Communities Act is due to be rubber stamped today.

# gun-control - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Biden 'deeply disappointed' after Supreme Court says people have right to carry guns in public
# New York
# New York

Biden 'deeply disappointed' after Supreme Court says people have right to carry guns in public

Updated Jun 23rd 2022, 8:15 PM 35,905 Views 36 Comments

The ruling strikes down a New York law that required a person to prove they had legitimate self-defence needs to receive a gun permit.

# gun-control - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Uvalde school where mass shooting took place to be demolished
# Robb Elementary
# Robb Elementary

Uvalde school where mass shooting took place to be demolished

Updated Jun 22nd 2022, 8:00 AM 19,231 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile US senators have reached an agreement on a bipartisan gun violence bill.

# gun-control - Sunday 12 June, 2022

US senators announce limited deal on gun violence measures
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

US senators announce limited deal on gun violence measures

Updated Jun 12th 2022, 5:34 PM 16,254 Views 21 Comments

Recent mass shootings have renewed calls for stricter gun control.

# gun-control - Saturday 11 June, 2022

Thousands expected at rallies across US to demand gun control
# Mass Shootings
# Mass Shootings

Thousands expected at rallies across US to demand gun control

Jun 11th 2022, 8:15 AM 10,322 Views 29 Comments

Protesters have been motivated by a fresh surge in mass shootings, from Uvalde, Texas, to Buffalo, New York.

# gun-control - Thursday 9 June, 2022

US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as minimum age for semi-automatic guns
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as minimum age for semi-automatic guns

Jun 9th 2022, 7:26 AM 15,374 Views 21 Comments

Regular mass shootings in the United States have rarely stirred Congress to act.

# gun-control - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House
# US
# US

Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House

Jun 7th 2022, 10:45 PM 44,991 Views 32 Comments

The actor spoke powerfully about some of the children who died in his hometown of Uvalde two weeks ago.

# gun-control - Friday 3 June, 2022

Biden calls for ban on assault weapons to tackle US gun violence
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden calls for ban on assault weapons to tackle US gun violence

Jun 3rd 2022, 9:52 AM 12,804 Views 27 Comments

The US President condemned the refusal of a majority of Republican senators to support tougher laws as “unconscionable”.

# gun-control - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Republican Congressman shows off three guns during debate on gun control
# Armed To The Teeth
# Armed To The Teeth

Republican Congressman shows off three guns during debate on gun control

Jun 2nd 2022, 5:46 PM 35,979 Views 45 Comments

Rep. Greg Steube was speaking remotely from his home and said he could “do whatever I want with my guns”.

# gun-control - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada

May 31st 2022, 7:53 AM 14,458 Views 24 Comments

The move comes after the recent mass shootings in neighbour the United States.

# gun-control - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack
# Robb Elementary
# Robb Elementary

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack

Updated May 25th 2022, 7:21 PM 67,943 Views 36 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden called for politicians to stand up to the gun lobby and act.
  • The shooting was the deadliest such incident since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
  • Democrat Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying he was doing "nothing".

# gun-control - Sunday 5 December, 2021

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting
# Thomas Massie
# Thomas Massie

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting

Dec 5th 2021, 4:01 PM 53,296 Views 62 Comments

Parents of school shooting victims and fellow lawmakers accused Massie of insensitivity following a recent Michigan shooting.

# gun-control - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Three people dead after gun store shooting in New Orleans
# New Orleans
# New Orleans

Three people dead after gun store shooting in New Orleans

Feb 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 20,919 Views 29 Comments

The gunman is among the dead.

# gun-control - Monday 20 January, 2020

Two killed and five injured after man opens fire at Texas concert
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Two killed and five injured after man opens fire at Texas concert

Jan 20th 2020, 10:57 PM 22,278 Views 25 Comments

Police are hunting for the offender who fled the scene.

'It's our constitutional God-given right': Heavily-armed protesters descend on Virginia for pro-gun rally
# Right To Bear Arms
# Right To Bear Arms

'It's our constitutional God-given right': Heavily-armed protesters descend on Virginia for pro-gun rally

Jan 20th 2020, 4:14 PM 38,647 Views 115 Comments

The rally has been organised by the Virginia Citizens Defense League which opposes gun control laws.

# gun-control - Friday 13 September, 2019

Larry Donnnelly: The third Democratic debate was a ho-hum night in Houston
# State Of The Race
# State Of The Race

Larry Donnnelly: The third Democratic debate was a ho-hum night in Houston

Sep 13th 2019, 1:57 PM 8,097 Views 74 Comments

It was a debate with few shocks and, when the dust settled, the three frontrunnners had solidified their positions, writes Larry Donnelly.

# gun-control - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 5:20 PM 55,461 Views 64 Comments

Police have identified the suspect as a white man in his mid-30s.

# gun-control - Friday 9 August, 2019

Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 7:52 PM 11,887 Views 62 Comments

Trump’s comments follow mass shootings in Ohio and Texas last weekend in which 31 people died.

# gun-control - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Madonna defends new video depicting nightclub massacre
# God Control
# God Control

Madonna defends new video depicting nightclub massacre

Jun 27th 2019, 12:34 PM 20,495 Views 49 Comments

The scenes in the video are reminiscent of the 2016 Orlando nighclub shooting.

# gun-control - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Hero US college student 'saved lives' by tackling gunman before he was killed
# Riley Howell
# Riley Howell

Hero US college student 'saved lives' by tackling gunman before he was killed

May 1st 2019, 10:41 PM 35,966 Views 16 Comments

Police have no motive for yesterday’s shooting.

# gun-control - Monday 18 March, 2019

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

Mar 18th 2019, 5:46 PM 10,744 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the company that sold weapons to Brenton Tarrant said it was a legal, “ordinary sale”.

# gun-control - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Three dead, four injured in shooting at California bowling alley
# Gable House Bowl
# Gable House Bowl

Three dead, four injured in shooting at California bowling alley

Updated Jan 5th 2019, 10:45 AM 19,662 Views 39 Comments

The shooting has taken place in a coastal city about 32 kilometres from Los Angeles.

# gun-control - Sunday 30 December, 2018

CCTV video shows Parkland school shooter telling student to leave before the massacre
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

CCTV video shows Parkland school shooter telling student to leave before the massacre

Dec 30th 2018, 2:14 PM 79,646 Views 61 Comments

Nikolas Cruz killed 17 students and staff in the shooting.

# gun-control - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Eight children a day die from firearms in the US
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Eight children a day die from firearms in the US

Dec 20th 2018, 6:05 AM 10,821 Views 25 Comments

Firearms claimed the lives of more than 3,140 children and teens in 2016.

# gun-control - Friday 9 November, 2018

Ashton Kutcher calls for gun control after revealing he celebrated his birthday at the Borderline Bar
# Ashton Kutcher
From The Daily Edge
# Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher calls for gun control after revealing he celebrated his birthday at the Borderline Bar

Nov 9th 2018, 6:13 PM 6,209 Views 1 Comment

‘Only reason we are alive is the shooter chose a different night.’

# gun-control - Saturday 27 October, 2018

11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue

Updated Oct 27th 2018, 11:32 PM 38,584 Views 77 Comments

The suspect is in custody in hospital.

# gun-control - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Toronto gunman had 'severe mental health challenges', according to family
# Canada
# Canada

Toronto gunman had 'severe mental health challenges', according to family

Jul 24th 2018, 8:29 AM 17,648 Views 124 Comments

Authorities have named Fassal Hussain as the assailant behind Sunday’s deadly shooting spree.

# gun-control - Monday 23 July, 2018

Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant
# Canada
# Canada

Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant

Updated Jul 23rd 2018, 9:05 PM 60,970 Views 90 Comments

The gunman was shot dead after an exchange of fire with police.

# gun-control - Sunday 20 May, 2018

'She should be getting her first car, not a funeral': Tributes paid to Santa Fe shooting victims
# Texas
# Texas

'She should be getting her first car, not a funeral': Tributes paid to Santa Fe shooting victims

May 20th 2018, 4:18 PM 13,200 Views 9 Comments

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with capital murder.

# gun-control - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Gunman kills four people at restaurant in Tennessee
# Nashville
# Nashville

Gunman kills four people at restaurant in Tennessee

Apr 22nd 2018, 3:30 PM 45,544 Views 91 Comments

Police are searching for the gunman.

# gun-control - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Japanese policeman, 19, arrested for allegedly shooting colleague dead
# Japan
# Japan

Japanese policeman, 19, arrested for allegedly shooting colleague dead

Apr 12th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,174 Views 10 Comments

Japan has famously strict gun control regulations and very little gun crime.

Conservative commentator loses two broadcast jobs after threatening Parkland survivor
# Florida Shooting
# Florida Shooting

Conservative commentator loses two broadcast jobs after threatening Parkland survivor

Apr 12th 2018, 11:16 AM 24,751 Views 112 Comments

He said he would sexually assault David Hogg, who survived the school shooting.

# gun-control - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Celebrities came out in force to show their support during yesterday's March For Our Lives
# Marchforourlives
From The Daily Edge
# Marchforourlives

Celebrities came out in force to show their support during yesterday's March For Our Lives

Mar 25th 2018, 10:46 AM 4,471 Views 0 Comments

The national day of protest took place in the US yesterday.

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march

Mar 25th 2018, 9:36 AM 19,448 Views 58 Comments

More than a million people took to the streets across the US yesterday to call for tighter gun control.

# gun-control - Saturday 24 March, 2018

American mom: 'Why I am marching for American gun control in Dublin'
# Opinion
# Opinion

American mom: 'Why I am marching for American gun control in Dublin'

Mar 24th 2018, 9:30 AM 20,068 Views 43 Comments

As an American citizen, and as a parent, it’s hard to stay uninvolved in the gun control debate while we are abroad, writes Mary Farley.

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'
# March For Our Lives
# March For Our Lives

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'

Mar 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,755 Views 10 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people are to take part in gun control rallies across the US today.

# gun-control - Friday 23 March, 2018

'Stop killing us': Protest over shooting of unarmed black man takes over US motorway
# California
# California

'Stop killing us': Protest over shooting of unarmed black man takes over US motorway

Mar 23rd 2018, 1:38 PM 15,570 Views 49 Comments

22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot on Sunday in the back garden of his grandparents’ home.

# gun-control - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Student shooter dead and two injured in shooting at US high school in Maryland
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

Student shooter dead and two injured in shooting at US high school in Maryland

Mar 20th 2018, 3:54 PM 62,600 Views 80 Comments

Great Mills High School says the incident has been “contained”.

# gun-control - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence
# Florida Shooting
# Florida Shooting

'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence

Mar 14th 2018, 3:45 PM 12,236 Views 29 Comments

The protests come after 17 people were killed during a school shooting in Florida last month.

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