Gun Violence

McAuliffe Bans Open Carry of Guns in Some State BuildingsVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday banned the open carry of guns in some state-owned buildings and pledged to pursue a muscular and multifaceted strategy to combat gun violence in Virginia.
Trump On Mass Shooters: 'They're Geniuses In A Certain Way'The nation was devastated and concerned after another mass shooting occurred last week at an Oregon community college, killing ten people.
Cuomo Staffer In Critical Condition After Being Shot Ahead Of West Indian Day ParadeThe West Indian Day Parade, a rollicking, colorful celebration of Caribbean culture, music, style and food, rolled through New York City's streets Monday but, once again, was marred by predawn violence that left one man dead and an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in critical condition.
Report: American Police Kill More People In Days Than Other Countries Do In YearsIn the most comprehensive database of US police killings to date, The Guardian found that deaths by American police dramatically outnumber anywhere else in the world.
U.S. Education Secretary Calls For Gun Control Measures Education Secretary Arne Duncan says schools are doing "fantastic" work to improve safety but easy access to guns is contributing to school violence.
Gabrielle Giffords Completes Skydive On Shooting AnniversaryGiffords chose to skydive to remember the 6 killed in the attack 3 years ago.
Obama To Hollywood: Stop Glorifying Gun ViolencePresident Barack Obama has a message for Hollywood: stop glorifying gun violence.
Study: PG-13 Gun Violence Rivals That of R Movies Gun violence in PG-13 rated movies has increased considerably in recent decades, to the point that it sometimes exceeds gun violence in even R-rated films, according to a study released Monday.
Michael Moore: 'Americans Kill People, Guns Don't'While outside of Los Angeles International Airport, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore was asked about the recent attack at the airport and the ongoing gun violence in the U.S.
Democrats Propose Bill For Hefty Tax Increase On Guns, AmmunitionTwo Democratic lawmakers have proposed legislation to nearly double the current 11 percent tax on handguns, and impose a 50 percent tax on shells and cartridges.
First Lady Shines New Light On Gun Violence Among YouthMichelle Obama is speaking out about the toll that gun violence is taking on young people, in a shift that shows the first lady's willingness to tackle new and polarizing issues as she shapes her second term.
Biden Reports Progress On Gun Violence Executive Actions The White House is reporting progress on President Barack Obama's initiatives to reduce gun violence, but says the most important step would be getting a reluctant Congress to pass new firearms laws.
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