Mass Shooting

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Jeff Katz
October 28, 2019 - 4:47 pm
Ouch. Another swing and a miss from Joe Biden. The former VP claimed in a campaign video that he met the families of every victim of the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting, in which 20 children and six teachers were killed. In the video, Biden said, "Gun violence has been a concern of mine for a long, long,...
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October 10, 2019 - 4:19 pm
By CEDAR ATTANASIO Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The 21-year-old man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, pleaded not guilty Thursday during a brief initial hearing. Police have said Patrick Crusius of Dallas confessed to the Aug. 3...
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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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Jeff Katz
September 03, 2019 - 2:10 pm
I guess we should add this to the list, right? Former Vice President Joe Biden called for a ban on gun magazines that "hold multiple bullets in them" in the wake of the mass shooting in Odessa, Texas. Biden said, "This idea that we don't have elimination of assault-type weapons, magazines that can...
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Jeff Katz
September 03, 2019 - 12:36 pm
Make no mistake about it, Robert Francis O'Rourke wants to take away your guns. The failed Texas senatorial candidate appeared on MSNBC Sunday to reiterate his plan for gun control following another deadly shooting that left seven dead and at least 25 injured in Odessa, Texas. O'Rourke said, "so...
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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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August 22, 2019 - 2:11 pm
By CEDAR ATTANASIO and JILL BLEED Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Walmart plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a mass shooting this month, the retail giant said Thursday, but the entire interior of the building will first be rebuilt. The renovated store will...
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Jeff Katz
August 16, 2019 - 3:17 pm
In the wake of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach in May, the Virginia Capitol Police are taking great steps to increase security around the Capitol complex, per ABC 8News. Capitol Police held an active shooter training session for state employees in which employees were able to voice their...
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Jeff Katz
August 08, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) criticized President Trump for "divisive" talk after his Wednesday visit. It should be noted, and has been, that the Dayton shooter was a left-wing socialist - whose Twitter account featured language that bashed the president, ICE and supported...
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Jeff Katz
August 08, 2019 - 11:21 am
The media was quick to jump on the mass shooting in El Paso and the manifesto of the killer who they claim "echoed" President Trump with his words. The blame has since been laid almost entirely at the feet of the president because of his "racist rhetoric." But what the media has left out of its...
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