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Senate Passes Gun Safety Bill, Breaking Decades-Long Partisan Gridlock

The Senate cleared a decades-long partisan impasse over how to address gun violence on Thursday night, passing a modest set of gun safety measures that would enhance background checks for younger buye..

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How Gunmakers May Benefit From Mass Shootings

Mass shootings are becoming more common in America. Five years ago there were 358 such incidents, which are generally defined as shootings in which four or more people not including the shooter are in..

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Ohio Governor Signs Bill Allowing Armed School Employees

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio school districts could begin arming employees as soon as this fall under a bill signed into law Monday by GOP Gov. Mike DeWine.

The law, as enacted, requires up to 24 hours of t..

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The Education of David Hogg

A lot has changed since I first met David Hogg in 2018. He has a beard now, and a girlfriend. He’s about to be a senior at Harvard, studying the history of conservative political movements. His face h..

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Senators Announce Bipartisan Deal on Gun Safety

(WASHINGTON) — Senate bargainers announced a bipartisan framework Sunday responding to last month’s mass shootings, a noteworthy though limited breakthrough offering modest gun curbs and bolstered eff..

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Thousands Expected to Rally for Gun Reform After Surge in Mass Shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of protestors are expected to rally in Washington, D.C., Saturday and in separate demonstrations around the country as part of a renewed push for nationwide gun control. Mo..

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CEOs Make the Business Case for Gun Control in Letter Calling for ‘Urgent Action’

The CEOs of more than 250 companies including Levi Strauss & Co., Dick’s Sporting Goods, Patagonia and Unilever have cosigned a letter urging the U.S. Senate to take immediate action to address what t..

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‘I Don’t Want It to Happen Again.’ Brave 11-Year-Old Who Survived Uvalde Shooting Testifies Before Congress

Eleven-year-old Miah Cerrillo described how she survived the shooting at her elementary school in Uvalde, Texas by rubbing herself in her friend’s blood and staying quiet. Miah’s chilling video testim..

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Gabby Giffords Remains Optimistic That the U.S. Can Fix Its Gun Violence Problem

Former U.S. Representative and leading gun control advocate Gabrielle Giffords says she is hopeful that the country will enact meaningful reforms in response to rising gun violence—despite the failure..

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Matthew McConaughey, a Uvalde Native, Delivers an Emotional Speech at the White House

Matthew McConaughey punched a fist down in anger on the lectern of the White House Briefing Room on Tuesday, filling the crowded space with a jarring boom, as he described how authorities in Uvalde, T..