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# guns - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Trump team plays down comment which appeared to suggest people shoot Hillary Clinton

“By the way if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know.”

# guns - Friday 29 July, 2016

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School Regeneration This post contains videos

Inside the demolished and rebuilt Sandy Hook Elementary School

The scene of the 2012 Newtown massacre is now a high-tech building that will open in the autumn.

# guns - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Three police officers shot dead and three others injured by gunmen in Louisiana

Police in Baton Rouge say that the situation has been ‘contained’.

# guns - Monday 11 July, 2016

Courthouse shooting: Two bailiffs and gunman dead after shooting in Michigan

Another two people including a sheriff’s deputy were injured.

# guns - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Why does America have a gun problem?

Over 700 people have been shot in America this week alone.

# guns - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Woman posts live Facebook video after her boyfriend is shot dead by police

The man had been pulled over for a traffic offence.

# guns - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Father accidentally shoots and kills 14-year-old son in Florida gun range

“The gun didn’t kill my boy, I did,” the man said.

# guns - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Teenage boy dies after being shot in the face while he and friends were playing with a gun

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

# guns - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

British man tried to steal police officer's gun to kill Donald Trump

Authorities said Michael Steven Sandford (20) pretended to want Trump’s autograph before attempting to take the weapon.

# guns - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Shooting at New York rap concert leaves one dead and causes crowd chaos Irving Plaza This post contains videos

Shooting at New York rap concert leaves one dead and causes crowd chaos

Three others were injured at the T.I. gig.

# guns - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Should all gardaí be armed? The nation's split on the question

Support for arming gardaí is strongest among younger age groups, according to a poll carried out for

'They are mothers, they are fathers': Unarmed gardaí 'scared' of gangs with guns

Gardaí who were first on the scene of the Regency Hotel shooting were left shaken by the incident.

# guns - Monday 25 April, 2016

'Arm yourself' - Police warning after 'execution' of Ohio family Lock And Load This post contains videos

'Arm yourself' - Police warning after 'execution' of Ohio family

The killing of eight members of the family is being described as “a sophisticated operation.”

Can Ireland continue to operate without an armed police force?

Rank-and-file gardaí will discuss their concerns about armed cover at the Garda Representative Association annual conference.

# guns - Saturday 23 April, 2016

School security staff in Colorado are being armed with semi-automatic rifles

Douglas County is spending more than $12,000 to buy 10 semiautomatics.

14 dead after two shooting rampages in one day

At least one suspected gunman is still on the loose.

# guns - Friday 22 April, 2016

At least eight dead in "execution-style" killings

The shooting occurred at a house in Pike County, around 75 miles east of Cincinnati.

# guns - Monday 18 April, 2016

12-year-old boy shot dead hours after a memorial for his cousin who was also shot dead

Jajuan Hubert Latham died on Saturday.

# guns - Friday 8 April, 2016

No injuries after shots fired at Dublin shopping centre

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# guns - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Three men arrested after assault rifles and pistols are seized in Meath

Several hundred rounds of ammunition were seized when gardaí stopped two vehicles.

# guns - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Two gunmen lured five victims from a barbeque before shooting them with an AK-47

The shooting left five dead and two injured.

Farmers in Tipperary 'patrolling countryside with guns' to ward off burglars

One man’s farm has been targeted six times.

# guns - Friday 26 February, 2016

Three killed, 14 wounded after man storms workplace with "assault-style" weapon

The man was shot dead by police.

# guns - Sunday 21 February, 2016

14-year-old girl among seven killed in Michigan shooting spree

Police said they believe the shootings were random and not targeting particular people

# guns - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns Bataclan This post contains videos

Eagles of Death Metal singer says "everybody" has to have guns

Jesse Hughes was speaking ahead of the band’s concert in Paris’s Olympia Theatre tonight.

# guns - Friday 5 February, 2016

Hundreds of gun licences revoked in Ireland in last three years

Licences can be revoked for a number of reasons, including that the person has no good reason for needing a gun.

# guns - Monday 1 February, 2016

Norwegian police are losing their guns as there are "no grounds" for remaining armed

The Scandinavian country’s police force had been fully armed, due to a heightened terror threat, since 2014,

# guns - Monday 11 January, 2016

Three-year-old boy shoots himself dead with father's handgun

The boy found the gun under the cash register at his father’s store.

# guns - Friday 8 January, 2016

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns Imaginary Fiction This post contains videos

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns

The US president took on the gun lobby in a forum televised on prime-time CNN last night.

# guns - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

# guns - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Watch: Obama in tears as he announces plan on gun control

The US President became emotional as he remembered 20 elementary school children shot dead three years ago in Newtown, Connecticut.

Armed militia refuse to leave government property after men they were "defending" hand themselves in

Police urged the protesters to “Go home, be with your own families and end this peacefully.”

What difference will Obama's new gun control plan make? Mass Shootings This post contains videos

What difference will Obama's new gun control plan make?

The US president announced a series of executive actions to curb gun violence yesterday.

# guns - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much Mass Shootings This post contains videos

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much

Republicans aren’t so keen on the President’s plans.

# guns - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Trump spokeswoman threatens to 'wear a foetus' on TV following backlash over bullet necklace

Katrina Pierson said it would raise awareness about abortion.

# guns - Friday 25 December, 2015

18-year-old man who 'pointed a gun at off-duty policeman' shot dead in crowded shopping centre

The shooting was caused by a long-standing dispute

# guns - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

A gun rights group is holding a "fake mass shooting" at a Texas college this week

“It’s a fake mass shooting, and we’ll use fake blood.”

# guns - Monday 7 December, 2015

This newspaper's front page about gun control is amazing

The New York Daily News has the NRA in its sights.

University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"

His comments were rebuked by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as “rash and repugnant”.

# guns - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Man arrested with guns and fake badge was posing as an air marshal

He was in court yesterday.