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George Floyd protest Miami
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Jeff Katz
June 04, 2020 - 4:39 pm
The mayor of West Palm Beach is banning the sale of firearms and ammo over the George Floyd protests. Click here to find out more.
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
WRVA News
April 10, 2020 - 12:01 pm
Governor Northam Signs Gun Control Legislation into Law
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, right, puts his hand on West Freeway Church of Christ senior preaching minister Britt Farmer after speaking at a news conference following a fatal shooting at his church. (Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
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AP News
December 30, 2019 - 2:36 pm
By JAKE BLEIBERG Associated Press WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A man who trained others in his Texas church to use guns to protect the congregation fatally shot a gunman seconds after he opened fire during a service, the Texas attorney general said Monday. Jack Wilson fired a single shot, quickly...
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Shooting instructor
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Jeff Katz
November 27, 2019 - 2:48 pm
Virginia Democratic State Senator L. Louise Lucas (18th District) is proposing a bill that would prohibit firearms instruction of any kind. Senate Bill No. 64 would make it a Class 5 felony to give any type of instruction or training involving a firearm and demonstrate using guns of any kind, as it...
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 4:55 pm
By The Associated Press The CEOs of more than 100 companies are stepping into the nation's gun debate, imploring Congress to expand background checks and enact a strong "red flag" law. In a letter sent to the Senate on Thursday, CEOs from businesses including Airbnb, Twitter and Uber asked Congress...
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Jeff Katz
September 04, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Kroger is following Walmart's lead by asking customers to stop openly carrying guns in its stores, even in states where open carry is legal, CNBC reports. Jessica Adelman, group vice president of corporate affairs, told CNBC in a statement: "Kroger is respectfully asking that customers no longer...
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(Andrew Nelles/The Tennessean via AP)
AP News
August 24, 2019 - 11:30 am
By RYAN J. FOLEY and JONATHAN MATTISE Associated Press 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...
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WRVA News
August 22, 2019 - 1:16 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man was sentenced today to 19 years in prison for possessing a firearm after being convicted of a felony and possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute. According to court documents, James R. Smith, Jr., 39, sold fentanyl to a controlled source on four occasions...
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December 11, 2018 - 12:37 pm
RICHMOND, VA (WRVA) – Lisa Farbstein Spokesperson, Office of Public Affairs Transportation Security Administration is advising that a Stafford, Virginia, man was cited by police at Richmond International Airport on Friday, December 7th after a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer...
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August 31, 2018 - 1:19 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Fredericksburg man was sentenced today to 12 years in prison for running a drug trafficking conspiracy and illegally dealing over 200 firearms. According to court documents, beginning in August 2015 and continuing through his arrest in March 2018, Bobby Perkins, Jr., 29,...
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