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  • Donald Trump Sep 23, 2019

    In Gun Buyback Talk, How Do You Round Up So Many Weapons?

    Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s recent vow to take away people’s AR-15 and AK-47 rifles raised one big question: How is it possible to round up the millions of such guns that exist in the United States? The number of AR-15 and AK-47s in the U.S. is estimated at a staggering 16 million, creating logistical challenges to take them out...

  • Donald Trump Sep 22, 2019

    In Gun Buyback Talk, How Do You Round Up So Many Weapons?

    Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s recent vow to take away people’s AR-15 and AK-47 rifles raised one big question: How is it possible to round up the millions of such guns that exist in the United States? The number of AR-15 and AK-47s in the U.S. is estimated at a staggering 16 million, creating logistical challenges to take them out...

  • Instagram Sep 16, 2019

    Kanye West Brings ‘Sunday Service' to Georgia

    Rapper Kanye West brought his collection of choir singers and musicians to an Atlanta-area megachurch for his religious popup performance called “Sunday Service.”

  • Donald Trump Sep 9, 2019

    ‘Incredible Patriots': Trump Presents Medal of Valor to Dayton Officers Who Stopped Gunman

    President Donald Trump presented the Medal of Valor to six police officers who responded to the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, last month. In a ceremony in the East Room, Trump draped the purple-and-yellow ribbons around the necks of Sgt. William C. Knight and officers Brian L. Rolfes, Jeremy M. Campbell, Vincent J. Carter, Ryan D. Nabel and David M....

  • Donald Trump Sep 9, 2019

    Donald Trump Awards Medal Of Valor To 6 Dayton Police Officers

    President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Valor to six police officers who responded to the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, last month.

  • Donald Trump Sep 5, 2019

    False Claims Blur Line Between Mass Shootings, 2020 Politics

    Minutes after media outlets identified the gunman who killed seven people in West Texas, a Twitter account that may be automated began spreading baseless information linking the shooter to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. “The Odessa Shooter’s name is Seth Ator, a Democrat Socialist who had a Beto sticker on his truck,” said the post, which also appeared on Facebook....

  • Donald Trump Sep 2, 2019

    Biden, Buttigieg Say No Compromises on Overhauling Gun Laws

    Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg, moderates who project themselves as pragmatic collaborators, are taking a no-compromise approach on the overhaul of the nation’s gun laws after the latest mass shooting. Campaigning separately in eastern Iowa on Monday, the former vice president and the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, say the minimum provisions include universal background checks, a...

  • Donald Trump Sep 1, 2019

    8 Dead After West Texas Shooting

    Midland police said one shooter was shot and killed at an Odessa movie theater.

  • Donald Trump Sep 1, 2019

    Beto O'Rourke: ‘This is F***** Up'

    Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke discusses the latest mass shooting in Texas.

  • Donald Trump Aug 30, 2019

    Trump Eyes Mental Institutions as Answer to Gun Violence

    When back-to-back mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, jolted the nation earlier this month, Trump again spoke of “building new facilities” for the mentally ill as a way to reduce mass shootings. “We don’t have those institutions anymore and people can’t get proper care,” Trump lamented at a New Hampshire campaign rally not long after the latest...

  • NBC News Aug 26, 2019

    Bulletproof Backpacks Wouldn't Have Saved Anyone in Recent Shootings

    Sales of bulletproof backpacks have spiked almost 300 percent following a spate of school shootings and the recent attacks in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Yet, none of the backpacks currently on the market would have stopped a single rifle round coming from those gunmen, NBC News reported. Bulletproof backpacks and backpack inserts for students are for sale online...

  • California Aug 25, 2019

    ‘Red Flag Laws' Offer Tool for Preventing Some Gun Violence

    After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime. But when a Tennessee father became alarmed about his son after receiving a suicidal text message, he said the police determined they could not...

  • Donald Trump Aug 18, 2019

    Suburban Voters Are Pressuring Republicans to Act on Guns

    Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. “Sometimes I do think about the school shootings,” said Tetschner, who doesn’t pay much attention to politics but has been disappointed in President Donald Trump,...

  • attorney Aug 15, 2019

    Gunman in Dayton Mass Shooting Had Cocaine and Other Substances in His System

    The man who killed 9 people and injured 27 others in Dayton, Ohio, was on drugs at the time of his attack, according to authorities. Dayton police said the gunman had cocaine, Xanax and alcohol, among other substances, in his system at the time of the mass shooting. Read More

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Aug 12, 2019

    Dayton Shooter's Friend Bought His Body Armor, Prosecutor Says

    Benjamin C. Glassman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, said that a friend of the Dayton gunman bought body armor, a gun accessory and a 100-round magazine for the man who killed nine people during a shooting in Dayton, Ohio, earlier this month. The friend, Ethan Kollie, faces unrelated weapons charges.

  • California Aug 11, 2019

    Congress Weighs Gun Control Measures After Latest Mass Shootings

    Amid renewed calls for urgent action on gun control, members of Congress are weighing potentially bipartisan ideas to curb gun violence after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, Dayton, Ohio, and Gilroy, California, over the last two weeks have left nearly three dozen people dead. The legislative proposals under consideration include stronger background checks, “red flag” laws that prevent those...

  • NBC Aug 11, 2019

    After Mass Shootings, This Little-Known FBI Unit Focuses on Helping Victims

    Frank Bignami was just grazed when a gunman turned a Las Vegas country music festival into a killing field on Oct. 1, 2017. But his wife Autumn had been shot three times, in the back, hand and face. She had not woken up. Their three children were back home near Los Angeles. Frank expected to be interviewed as a witness....

  • Donald Trump Aug 11, 2019

    Elizabeth Warren Unveils Gun Control Plan That Pushes for Higher Taxes on Firearms and Bullets

    Presidential contender Elizabeth Warren on Saturday unveiled her plan to combat gun violence, including proposals to triple the tax applied to firearm sales and raise the tax on ammunition even more dramatically. The plan, announced in a post on the blogging platform Medium, comes in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that left...

  • Donald Trump Aug 10, 2019

    Democratic Candidates Blame Trump, NRA for Inaction on Guns

    Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday placed responsibility for inaction on gun violence in the hands of President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association, in the face of broad national support for some gun control measures. “If most Americans insist that something be done and it doesn’t happen, it means we need fundamental reform,” Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South...

  • Donald Trump Aug 10, 2019

    Trump-McConnell 2020? Senate Head Sets Himself Up as Wingman

    It’s not quite “Trump-McConnell 2020,” but it might as well be. As he runs for reelection, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is positioning himself as the president’s wingman, his trusted right hand in Congress, transformed from a behind-the-scenes player into a prominent if sometimes reviled Republican like none other besides Donald Trump himself. “In Washington, President Trump and I are...

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