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# gun-control - Last week 13th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Virginia suspect now in custody as two university shootings leave seven dead in the US
# US
# US

Virginia suspect now in custody as two university shootings leave seven dead in the US

Updated Nov 14th 2022, 4:41 PM 18,487 Views 7 Comments

The suspect is believed to be one of the college’s students.

# gun-control - This year 2022

Fourth of July parade suspected gunman planned the attack for weeks, US police say
# Illinois
# Illinois

Fourth of July parade suspected gunman planned the attack for weeks, US police say

Jul 5th 2022, 5:53 PM 38,123 Views 38 Comments

Emergency officials said around two dozen people, including children, were treated for gunshot injuries.

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades

Jun 25th 2022, 3:19 PM 19,004 Views 21 Comments

While Joe Biden says it falls short of what’s really needed, he added that it will “save lives.”

'Kids in schools will be safer': US senate advances new gun control bill
# New Laws
# New Laws

'Kids in schools will be safer': US senate advances new gun control bill

Jun 24th 2022, 7:25 AM 8,838 Views 9 Comments

The Safer Communities Act is due to be rubber stamped today.

Biden 'deeply disappointed' after Supreme Court says people have right to carry guns in public
# New York
# New York

Biden 'deeply disappointed' after Supreme Court says people have right to carry guns in public

Updated Jun 23rd 2022, 8:15 PM 36,120 Views 36 Comments

The ruling strikes down a New York law that required a person to prove they had legitimate self-defence needs to receive a gun permit.

Uvalde school where mass shooting took place to be demolished
# Robb Elementary
# Robb Elementary

Uvalde school where mass shooting took place to be demolished

Updated Jun 22nd 2022, 8:00 AM 19,280 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile US senators have reached an agreement on a bipartisan gun violence bill.

US senators announce limited deal on gun violence measures
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

US senators announce limited deal on gun violence measures

Updated Jun 12th 2022, 5:34 PM 16,278 Views 21 Comments

Recent mass shootings have renewed calls for stricter gun control.

Thousands expected at rallies across US to demand gun control
# Mass Shootings
# Mass Shootings

Thousands expected at rallies across US to demand gun control

Jun 11th 2022, 8:15 AM 10,341 Views 29 Comments

Protesters have been motivated by a fresh surge in mass shootings, from Uvalde, Texas, to Buffalo, New York.

US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as minimum age for semi-automatic guns
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as minimum age for semi-automatic guns

Jun 9th 2022, 7:26 AM 15,434 Views 21 Comments

Regular mass shootings in the United States have rarely stirred Congress to act.

Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House
# US
# US

Matthew McConaughey makes emotional appeal for gun control at White House

Jun 7th 2022, 10:45 PM 45,078 Views 32 Comments

The actor spoke powerfully about some of the children who died in his hometown of Uvalde two weeks ago.

Biden calls for ban on assault weapons to tackle US gun violence
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden calls for ban on assault weapons to tackle US gun violence

Jun 3rd 2022, 9:52 AM 12,844 Views 27 Comments

The US President condemned the refusal of a majority of Republican senators to support tougher laws as “unconscionable”.

Republican Congressman shows off three guns during debate on gun control
# Armed To The Teeth
# Armed To The Teeth

Republican Congressman shows off three guns during debate on gun control

Jun 2nd 2022, 5:46 PM 36,018 Views 45 Comments

Rep. Greg Steube was speaking remotely from his home and said he could “do whatever I want with my guns”.

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada

May 31st 2022, 7:53 AM 14,493 Views 24 Comments

The move comes after the recent mass shootings in neighbour the United States.

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack
# Robb Elementary
# Robb Elementary

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack

Updated May 25th 2022, 7:21 PM 68,066 Views 36 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden called for politicians to stand up to the gun lobby and act.
  • The shooting was the deadliest such incident since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
  • Democrat Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying he was doing "nothing".

# gun-control - Last year 2021

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting
# Thomas Massie
# Thomas Massie

US lawmaker slammed for gun-toting Christmas tweet after school shooting

Dec 5th 2021, 4:01 PM 53,315 Views 62 Comments

Parents of school shooting victims and fellow lawmakers accused Massie of insensitivity following a recent Michigan shooting.

Three people dead after gun store shooting in New Orleans
# New Orleans
# New Orleans

Three people dead after gun store shooting in New Orleans

Feb 21st 2021, 7:15 AM 20,947 Views 29 Comments

The gunman is among the dead.

# gun-control - All time

Two killed and five injured after man opens fire at Texas concert
# SAN ANTONIO
# SAN ANTONIO

Two killed and five injured after man opens fire at Texas concert

Jan 20th 2020, 10:57 PM 22,289 Views 25 Comments

Police are hunting for the offender who fled the scene.

'It's our constitutional God-given right': Heavily-armed protesters descend on Virginia for pro-gun rally
# Right To Bear Arms
# Right To Bear Arms

'It's our constitutional God-given right': Heavily-armed protesters descend on Virginia for pro-gun rally

Jan 20th 2020, 4:14 PM 38,658 Views 115 Comments

The rally has been organised by the Virginia Citizens Defense League which opposes gun control laws.

Larry Donnnelly: The third Democratic debate was a ho-hum night in Houston
# State Of The Race
# State Of The Race

Larry Donnnelly: The third Democratic debate was a ho-hum night in Houston

Sep 13th 2019, 1:57 PM 8,118 Views 74 Comments

It was a debate with few shocks and, when the dust settled, the three frontrunnners had solidified their positions, writes Larry Donnelly.

Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 5:20 PM 55,478 Views 64 Comments

Police have identified the suspect as a white man in his mid-30s.

Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 7:52 PM 11,900 Views 62 Comments

Trump’s comments follow mass shootings in Ohio and Texas last weekend in which 31 people died.

Madonna defends new video depicting nightclub massacre
# God Control
# God Control

Madonna defends new video depicting nightclub massacre

Jun 27th 2019, 12:34 PM 20,513 Views 49 Comments

The scenes in the video are reminiscent of the 2016 Orlando nighclub shooting.

Hero US college student 'saved lives' by tackling gunman before he was killed
# Riley Howell
# Riley Howell

Hero US college student 'saved lives' by tackling gunman before he was killed

May 1st 2019, 10:41 PM 35,978 Views 16 Comments

Police have no motive for yesterday’s shooting.

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

Mar 18th 2019, 5:46 PM 10,757 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the company that sold weapons to Brenton Tarrant said it was a legal, “ordinary sale”.

Three dead, four injured in shooting at California bowling alley
# Gable House Bowl
# Gable House Bowl

Three dead, four injured in shooting at California bowling alley

Updated Jan 5th 2019, 10:45 AM 19,674 Views 39 Comments

The shooting has taken place in a coastal city about 32 kilometres from Los Angeles.

CCTV video shows Parkland school shooter telling student to leave before the massacre
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

CCTV video shows Parkland school shooter telling student to leave before the massacre

Dec 30th 2018, 2:14 PM 80,512 Views 63 Comments

Nikolas Cruz killed 17 students and staff in the shooting.

Eight children a day die from firearms in the US
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Eight children a day die from firearms in the US

Dec 20th 2018, 6:05 AM 10,842 Views 24 Comments

Firearms claimed the lives of more than 3,140 children and teens in 2016.

Ashton Kutcher calls for gun control after revealing he celebrated his birthday at the Borderline Bar
# Ashton Kutcher
From The Daily Edge
# Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher calls for gun control after revealing he celebrated his birthday at the Borderline Bar

Nov 9th 2018, 6:13 PM 6,238 Views 1 Comment

‘Only reason we are alive is the shooter chose a different night.’

11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

11 dead and 6 injured as shooter opens fire during baby naming ceremony at Pittsburgh synagogue

Updated Oct 27th 2018, 11:32 PM 38,619 Views 77 Comments

The suspect is in custody in hospital.

Toronto gunman had 'severe mental health challenges', according to family
# Canada
# Canada

Toronto gunman had 'severe mental health challenges', according to family

Jul 24th 2018, 8:29 AM 17,662 Views 124 Comments

Authorities have named Fassal Hussain as the assailant behind Sunday’s deadly shooting spree.

Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant
# Canada
# Canada

Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant

Updated Jul 23rd 2018, 9:05 PM 60,993 Views 90 Comments

The gunman was shot dead after an exchange of fire with police.

'She should be getting her first car, not a funeral': Tributes paid to Santa Fe shooting victims
# Texas
# Texas

'She should be getting her first car, not a funeral': Tributes paid to Santa Fe shooting victims

May 20th 2018, 4:18 PM 13,214 Views 9 Comments

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with capital murder.

Gunman kills four people at restaurant in Tennessee
# Nashville
# Nashville

Gunman kills four people at restaurant in Tennessee

Apr 22nd 2018, 3:30 PM 45,560 Views 91 Comments

Police are searching for the gunman.

Japanese policeman, 19, arrested for allegedly shooting colleague dead
# Japan
# Japan

Japanese policeman, 19, arrested for allegedly shooting colleague dead

Apr 12th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,187 Views 10 Comments

Japan has famously strict gun control regulations and very little gun crime.

Conservative commentator loses two broadcast jobs after threatening Parkland survivor
# Florida Shooting
# Florida Shooting

Conservative commentator loses two broadcast jobs after threatening Parkland survivor

Apr 12th 2018, 11:16 AM 24,776 Views 112 Comments

He said he would sexually assault David Hogg, who survived the school shooting.

Celebrities came out in force to show their support during yesterday's March For Our Lives
# Marchforourlives
From The Daily Edge
# Marchforourlives

Celebrities came out in force to show their support during yesterday's March For Our Lives

Mar 25th 2018, 10:46 AM 4,477 Views 0 Comments

The national day of protest took place in the US yesterday.

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march

Mar 25th 2018, 9:36 AM 19,458 Views 58 Comments

More than a million people took to the streets across the US yesterday to call for tighter gun control.

American mom: 'Why I am marching for American gun control in Dublin'
# Opinion
# Opinion

American mom: 'Why I am marching for American gun control in Dublin'

Mar 24th 2018, 9:30 AM 20,078 Views 43 Comments

As an American citizen, and as a parent, it’s hard to stay uninvolved in the gun control debate while we are abroad, writes Mary Farley.

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'
# March For Our Lives
# March For Our Lives

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'

Mar 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,773 Views 10 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people are to take part in gun control rallies across the US today.

'Stop killing us': Protest over shooting of unarmed black man takes over US motorway
# California
# California

'Stop killing us': Protest over shooting of unarmed black man takes over US motorway

Mar 23rd 2018, 1:38 PM 15,589 Views 49 Comments

22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot on Sunday in the back garden of his grandparents’ home.

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