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Why It Matters: Guns

CORPORATE | 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

NATIONAL | 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.

Support Grows Among Americans for Stricter Gun Laws

LEGAL | By Lisa Marie Pane and Ryan J. Foley | Jul 26
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon.

LGBTs Debate Gun Laws

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 16
In the midst of ongoing gun violence, California officials are taking a look at the state's gun laws -- while LGBT firearms enthusiasts say additional legislation is unnecessary.

Gun Controlled: The LGBT Community Focuses on Firearms

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jun 25
Speaking with The Guardian, Emmerich tried to defend against the massive criticism he endured for "Stonewall," which ignored the major role of LGBT people of color in the 1969 riots that birthed the modern LGBT rights movement.

Hawaii Could Be First to Put Gun Owners in Federal Database

LEGAL | By Marina Starleaf Riker | May 26
Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

California Senate Approves Sweeping Gun-Control Measures

LEGAL | By Jonathan J. Cooper | May 21
Democrats in the California Senate approved a wide-ranging series of gun control bills Thursday, reviving an effort to significantly tighten California's already strict gun laws in the wake of last year's terrorist attack in San Bernardino.

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

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.

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