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Another Rhode Island town declared itself a Second Amendment sanctuary, claiming its citizens will maintain their right to bears arms even if state lawmakers pass legislation enforcing further restrictions. The town of Hopkinton passed a resolution Monday night, vowing not to enforce laws that infringe on the Second Amendment’s provision to keep and bear arms,
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Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts led the charge for gun control during Monday’s CNN Town Hall events, both calling for universal background checks and a ban on assault weapons. They appeared along with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg in a series
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New Zealand’s prime minister set a timeline for her government to draft stricter gun laws but failed to make concrete proposals after a meeting with her cabinet following Friday’s deadly mosque shootings. “Within 10 days of this horrific act of terrorism we will have announced reforms which will, I believe, make our community safer,” Prime
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An alleged gunman behind Friday’s deadly mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, reportedly wrote his weapon of choice was firearms for “the effect it could have on the politics of United States and thereby the political situation of the world” in a manifesto that has been linked to him. New Zealand and U.S. gun laws
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County officials across four states have adopted “sanctuary jurisdiction” strategies to thwart gun-control laws, according to a Reuters story Monday. The Trump Administration’s tough stance on immigration led many cities across the country to pass resolutions resolving not to defend current U.S. Immigration Law. Anti-gun control organizers have started to use the same tactic.
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Oklahoma residents will be able to carry a concealed firearm without obtaining a permit after Nov. 1, according to the new law signed Wednesday by Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt. His first legislation signed into law, Stitt discussed its importance in a ceremony held Wednesday after a Senate vote. “As I traveled all over the
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A host of Republican congressional members gathered outside the Capitol Building on Tuesday to express opposition to a pair of anti-gun pieces of legislation that House Democrats are poised to bring to the floor for a vote. “They’re bills that [Democrats are] putting on the floor under the guise of saying that they’re going to
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On the anniversary of the Parkland shooting, another Florida school is actively taking precautions against shooters by hiring armed guards to patrol its campus. The Manatee School for the Arts, a charter school, will hire two combat veterans to protect the school and prevent any persons attempting to shoot up the school, according to HuffPost. The guards
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Democrats Florida Rep. Ted Deutch and New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez plan to reintroduce a high-capacity gun magazine ban Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the Parkland shooting Thursday. The legislation, which would ban any magazine that exceeds 10 rounds of ammunition, has been dubbed the “Keep Americans Safe Act,” reported CNN. 2020 Democratic presidential
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A Chicago-area man was sentenced Friday to seven years in state prison for unlawfully possessing numerous guns and ammunition he had stashed in a storage locker. “This joint investigation demonstrates that law enforcement can combat emerging and existing transnational criminal organizations by employing the full range of federal, state and local law enforcement authorities
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A hunting trip went awry when a Labrador retriever accidentally shot a man on a duck hunting outing in Mississippi. A dog named Tito shot former football player Matt Branch while they were on an annual duck and deer hunting trip near Eagle Lake, The Mississippi Clarion-Ledger reported Wednesday. The incident occurred on Dec. 28.
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Gun ownership is on the rise across Europe, according to a Wall Street Journal report, which attributes the upturn in part to the increase in terrorist activity in the region as well as a general insecurity against rising crime. The Monday report also cited the Small Arms Survey, which noted the number of Europe’s unregistered weapons outnumbered legal
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Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg ignored a simple question about gun control and background checks on CNN’s “New Day” Tuesday and refused to answer directly. Host Alisyn Camerota asked Hogg if universal background checks would have prevented the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and he failed to come up with a clear answer. “I think
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Parents and a grandparent filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania school district on Thursday over a policy allowing teachers to carry guns in school. Tamaqua Area School District in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, approved the policy in September 2018, according The Associated Press reported Friday. The policy allows teachers, staff and administration to carry district-issued guns after going
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