Topics :: gun violence

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Man Thwarts Possible Mass Shooting by Refusing Gun Sale

NATIONAL | Mar 30
Twenty-five-year-old James Howard tried to buy a rifle last week, but the store owner refused to sell it to him.

Gun Maker Seeks Dismissal of Lawsuit Over Newtown Shooting

CORPORATE | Feb 25
The families of nine children and adults killed at the Newtown school and a teacher who survived the attack say the AR-15 is a highly lethal military weapon that should not be sold to the public.

Americans Are Packing Classes on How to Survive a Shooting

CORPORATE | By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Feb 2
Study your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on how to react to and survive a shooting.

NRA's 'Bullets' Ad Targets Lawmakers, Draws Fire

CORPORATE | By Jonathan Lemire | Jan 7
Two state lawmakers behind a bill to control ammunition sales are condemning an image published by the National Rifle Association that shows their photos surrounded by bullets.

Obama's Gun Control Plan Prompts Swift Opposition

NATIONAL | Jan 5
President Obama's forthcoming plan to use executive action to implement gun control measures prompts opposition from Republicans.

Judge Upholds Seattle 'Gun Violence Tax,' Dismisses NRA Suit

LEGAL | By Gene Johnson | Dec 27
A judge upheld Seattle's so-called gun violence tax Tuesday, rejecting a challenge from the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups.

States Explore Blocking Gun Sales to Terror Watch Lists

LEGAL | By Michael Balsamo | Dec 19
Congress may have declined to ban the sale of guns to people on federal terrorism watch lists, but one state - New Jersey - has, at least theoretically, been stopping such purchases since 2013.

Marco Rubio on San Bernardino attack, gun rights

POLITICS | Dec 4
The senate voted Wednesday night to repeal much of Obamacare, but it failed to pass new gun control measures.

San Francisco Pride Shooting Case Heads to Trial

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 7
Organizers of San Francisco's LGBT Pride celebration, who are being sued by a gay man who was shot at the 2013 festival, are headed to trial after last-minute settlement talks collapsed Tuesday.

9-Year-Old Shot Becomes Chicago's 40th Murdered Child

CRIME | Nov 4
Police are still searching for a suspect and a motive in the death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was shot multiple times in the head and neck Monday.

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