Guns in America

'Stand Your Ground' Laws Linked to 11% Spike in US Gun Homicides

'Stand Your Ground' Laws Linked to 11% Spike in US Gun Homicides
Researchers say the state-level laws "should be reconsidered to prevent unnecessary violent deaths."
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NRA Fights Biden Ban of Russian Ammunition

NRA Fights Biden Ban of Russian Ammunition
Russian sanctions, says the White House. Anti-gun policy, say the gun nuts.
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A Second Amendment Sequel Premieres Next Week in U.S. Supreme Court

A Second Amendment Sequel Premieres Next Week in U.S. Supreme Court
On November 3, justices will take up their first substantive Second Amendment case in 11 years.
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Republican Runs Pro-Gun Ads on Facebook Hours After Mass Shooting in Her State

Republican Runs Pro-Gun Ads on Facebook Hours After Mass Shooting in Her State
Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) says "woke liberals want to take our guns" as police investigate two mass shootings in her state.
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West Virginia Governor Calls on Virginia Counties to Secede and Join His State

West Virginia Governor Calls on Virginia Counties to Secede and Join His State
Gov. Jim Justice invited any Virginia county upset about their state's new Democratic majority to join up with its conservative neighbor.
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Virginia Sheriff: I’ll ‘Deputize' Gun Owners to Fight Against Gun Safety

Virginia Sheriff: I’ll ‘Deputize' Gun Owners to Fight Against Gun Safety
Republican Culpeper County Sheriff Scott Jenkins is facing backlash after he said he would grant thousands of citizens law enforcement authority.
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House GOP Tried To Remove the Word 'Shooting' From a Bill About School Shootings

House GOP Tried To Remove the Word 'Shooting' From a Bill About School Shootings
“I think this amendment is cowardly. It’s insulting to the hundreds of thousands of Americans that are impacted by gun violence every single day.”
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GOP Congressman Doesn’t See the ‘Benefit’ of Laws to Reduce Gun Violence

GOP Congressman Doesn’t See the ‘Benefit’ of Laws to Reduce Gun Violence
“Gun control is a recipe for only the criminals having guns."
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Factcheck: The Politics of Gun Violence

Factcheck: The Politics of Gun Violence
In the aftermath of two deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, U.S. political leaders made a series of statements on gun violence that were unsubstantiated, lacked context or were seemingly contradictory.
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13 Things Republicans Blamed for Weekend of Mass Shootings — Instead of Guns

13 Things Republicans Blamed for Weekend of Mass Shootings — Instead of Guns
After men armed with weapons of war shot and killed more than 30 people in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the weekend, Republicans are rushing to blame everything except guns for the preventable tragedies.
1) “Our screens”
“Violence is glo
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