Topics :: gun violence

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Cities and States Take the Lead on Banning Bump Stocks

By Lisa Marie Pane | Feb 6
Gun-control advocates say the push fits a pattern in gun politics: Inaction in Washington that forces states to take the lead. Gun-rights advocates call it a knee-jerk reaction that will do little to stop bad guys from killing.

Texas Man Describes Pursuit of Church Gunman

Texas Man Describes Pursuit of Church Gunman

Nov 6
Texas Man Describes Pursuit of Church Gunman

Massachusetts On Its Way to Banning Bump Stock Gun Devices

By Steve LeBlanc | Oct 16
Massachusetts is on its way to becoming the first state since the Las Vegas shooting massacre to outlaw devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to mimic fully automatic guns.

Gun-Control Group Sues 'Bump Stock' Makers, Sellers

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 11
One of the nation's leading gun-control groups has filed a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of "bump stocks," the devices used by the gunman in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Vegas Gunman Had Device Turning Weapon Into Automatic

By Michael Balsamo and Sadie Gurman | Oct 3
The gunman who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas had two "bump-stocks" that could have converted semi-automatic firearms into fully automatic ones, officials said.

Shootings Kill or Injure at Least 19 U.S. Children Each Day

By Lindsey Tanner | Jun 21
Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence.

Gays Against Guns - How the Pulse Tragedy Launched A New Movement

By Dori Zinn | May 27
Last Summer, as Kevin Hertzog and his friends were mourning the Pulse shooting in Orlando, it was a simple conversation that kicked off what would eventually become, Gays Against Guns, or GAG.

Fenway Institute: Guns Pose Substantial Threat to LGBT Community

Oct 13
Today, The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health released a policy brief showing that gun violence poses a substantial threat to the health of the LGBT community.

Why It Matters: Guns

By Lisa Marie Pane | Oct 2
In a world that feels increasingly violent, whether at home or across the globe, America's cowboy culture and the Second Amendment are under the microscope. Voters are asking what will make them safer, more guns or fewer?

The Post-Orlando Gun Debate in the LGBT Community

By Jill Gleeson | Aug 20
A resurgence in membership has reactivated Pink Pistols chapters around the country. At the same time, a new anti-gun group has emerged. But the two may not necessarily be in complete opposition.

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