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September 03, 2019 - 12:17 pm
By NICK PERRY Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Some New Zealand gun owners are upset they're being compelled to hand over their assault weapons for money. Others believe a government-imposed ban on certain semi-automatics following a March shooting massacre is the best way to combat...
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September 02, 2019 - 5:32 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — An FBI agent says the gunman in a West Texas rampage that killed seven people "was on a long spiral down" before he was fired from his job on the day of the shooting. FBI special agent Christopher Combs said Monday that where 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator lived was "a strange...
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August 31, 2019 - 8:02 pm
ODESSA, Texas (AP) — Authorities said Saturday that a gunman killed five people during a mass shooting in the West Texas cities of Odessa and Midland that left many more injured. At least three law enforcement officers were among those shot. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said that there were at...
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Jeff Katz
August 27, 2019 - 11:40 am
It's no secret that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) wants the government to control just about every aspect of your life. Health care, guns, education, you name it. But now the self-proclaimed Democratic socialist has written an op-ed for the Columbia Journalism Review where he lays out his plan to...
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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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August 21, 2019 - 11:23 am
By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is insisting that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases. It's the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by...
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August 16, 2019 - 5:17 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Attorney General Mark Herring says heavily armed private militias could be in violation of state law if they mimic police functions like crowd control. Herring's advisory opinion comes just days before lawmakers discuss gun laws at a Capitol meeting in what's expected to be a...
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Jeff Katz
August 09, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Bet you won't see this reported on by the mainstream media. A good guy with a gun stopped an armed suspect carrying a rifle and 100 rounds of ammo in a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, according to KY3 . The report shows that police responded to the call of an active shooter at the Walmart and...
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August 09, 2019 - 1:21 pm
By MICHELLE CHAPMAN AP Business Writer Walmart is removing from its stores nationwide signs, displays or videos that depict violence following a mass shooting at one of its stores in Texas, though it has not changed its policy on gun sales. The retailer instructed employees in an internal memo to...
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August 09, 2019 - 12:26 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend's mass shootings in Texas and...
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