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# gun-laws - Saturday 21 December, 2019

New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban

Dec 21st 2019, 3:27 PM 47,735 Views 62 Comments

The government banned the most lethal types of semi-automatic weapons after a gunman killed 51 worshippers at two mosques.

# gun-laws - Monday 5 August, 2019

Trump condemns white supremacy and racism after shootings
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

Trump condemns white supremacy and racism after shootings

Updated Aug 5th 2019, 4:33 PM 28,964 Views 112 Comments

“We must have something good, if not GREAT, come out of these two tragic events!” Trump wrote on Twitter.

# gun-laws - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations
# Referendum
# Referendum

Switzerland votes to approve stricter gun laws in line with EU regulations

May 19th 2019, 4:25 PM 12,324 Views 22 Comments

Reports suggest the country has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world.

# gun-laws - Friday 26 April, 2019

Man throws phone at Trump during gun rally
# NRA
# NRA

Man throws phone at Trump during gun rally

Apr 26th 2019, 9:45 PM 48,906 Views 51 Comments

In his speech, Trump told the NRA he is withdrawing the US from the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.

# gun-laws - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Bill to tighten New Zealand's gun laws passes by 119 votes to one
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Bill to tighten New Zealand's gun laws passes by 119 votes to one

Apr 2nd 2019, 8:56 AM 21,832 Views 0 Comments

One MP had wanted to stall the legislation but missed his chance when he arrived late after spending too long explaining his plan to the media.

# gun-laws - Monday 18 March, 2019

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 10,719 Views 0 Comments

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

# gun-laws - Friday 9 November, 2018

Man who survived Las Vegas shooting was killed in California bar mass attack
# Borderline Bar
# Borderline Bar

Man who survived Las Vegas shooting was killed in California bar mass attack

Nov 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 38,830 Views 32 Comments

Survivors of the Las Vegas shooting had sheltered in Borderline Bar and Grill the scene of America’s latest attack.

# gun-laws - Thursday 8 November, 2018

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD
# US Marine
# US Marine

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 9:45 PM 50,407 Views 74 Comments

In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.

# gun-laws - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Gunman shoots three dead in Cincinnati bank
# USA
# USA

Gunman shoots three dead in Cincinnati bank

Sep 6th 2018, 5:08 PM 13,179 Views 47 Comments

The gunman was then shot by police.

# gun-laws - Monday 26 February, 2018

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life

Feb 26th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,751 Views 38 Comments

Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.

# gun-laws - Thursday 15 February, 2018

The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'
# AR-15
# AR-15

The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'

Feb 15th 2018, 4:02 PM 33,963 Views 78 Comments

The AR-15 is a ‘modern sporting rifle’ and versions of it are legal in all 50 states.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Wife of California shooter found dead under floor in home
# Gunman
# Gunman

Wife of California shooter found dead under floor in home

Nov 15th 2017, 9:25 PM 57,321 Views 30 Comments

Kevin Neal shot 14 people in seven different locations yesterday.

# gun-laws - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Gun stocks rise following mass shooting in Las Vegas
# Index Funds
# Index Funds

Gun stocks rise following mass shooting in Las Vegas

Oct 7th 2017, 7:15 AM 16,118 Views 13 Comments

Many investors who never directly purchased shares of gun companies may have them in their retirement savings plan.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Las Vegas shooter was able to build deadly arsenal of weapons legally and with ease
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

Las Vegas shooter was able to build deadly arsenal of weapons legally and with ease

Oct 4th 2017, 8:15 AM 14,901 Views 89 Comments

In Nevada someone with a clean record, like Stephen Paddock had, can buy as many guns as they want.

# gun-laws - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'
# Shooting
# Shooting

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'

Oct 3rd 2017, 4:51 PM 11,770 Views 93 Comments

Trump has labelled the Sunday night shooting at an outdoor music festival an “act of pure evil”.

# gun-laws - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Two toddlers shot by playmate at Michigan daycare
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

Two toddlers shot by playmate at Michigan daycare

Sep 28th 2017, 7:36 PM 62,564 Views 106 Comments

The three-year-olds were hospitalised following the incident.

# gun-laws - Friday 3 February, 2017

A law that aimed to prevent mentally ill people from buying guns has been overturned in the US
# You Can't Stop Me
# You Can't Stop Me

A law that aimed to prevent mentally ill people from buying guns has been overturned in the US

Feb 3rd 2017, 8:05 AM 32,689 Views 175 Comments

On the campaign trail, Trump had heavily campaigned on the constitutional right to bear arms.

# gun-laws - Friday 26 August, 2016

Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys
# Cocks Not Glocks
# Cocks Not Glocks

Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys

Aug 26th 2016, 12:46 PM 14,027 Views 73 Comments

A new law allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination
# Controversy
# Controversy

"Give me a break" - Donald Trump defends comments that appeared to hint at Hillary assassination

Aug 10th 2016, 7:30 AM 28,115 Views 188 Comments

Trump has faced widespread condemnation for the comments.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

Florida pro-gun activist is shot by her four-year-old son

Mar 9th 2016, 11:00 PM 58,828 Views 124 Comments

Jamie Gilt is a vocal advocate for gun ownership and was seriously injured.

# gun-laws - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Donald Trump says gun laws are not to blame for Oregon shooting
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Donald Trump says gun laws are not to blame for Oregon shooting

Oct 3rd 2015, 4:01 PM 13,821 Views 92 Comments

The presidential hopeful said he felt that mental health issues were the bigger issue.

# gun-laws - Friday 2 October, 2015

WATCH: Obama responds angrily to mass shooting: "We've become numb to this"
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

WATCH: Obama responds angrily to mass shooting: "We've become numb to this"

Oct 2nd 2015, 7:59 AM 28,211 Views 80 Comments

At least 9 people were killed in the attack.

# gun-laws - Friday 18 September, 2015

Here's how Ireland's gun laws are being changed
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

Here's how Ireland's gun laws are being changed

Sep 18th 2015, 9:46 PM 47,336 Views 55 Comments

The vast majority of firearms currently licensed won’t be affected.

# gun-laws - Monday 20 April, 2015

Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?
# Out Of Control
# Out Of Control

Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?

Apr 20th 2015, 8:00 AM 10,693 Views 48 Comments

Magazine Mother Jones have crunched the grim figures.

# gun-laws - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)
# Cleveland
# Cleveland

Baby (1) dies after being shot in the face by toddler (3)

Apr 14th 2015, 4:21 PM 24,330 Views 52 Comments

Police say somebody will “held accountable for this tragedy”.

# gun-laws - Sunday 15 March, 2015

Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?
# BIG GUNS
# BIG GUNS

Were 1,700 guns really stolen in five years?

Mar 15th 2015, 8:15 AM 13,585 Views 61 Comments

It depends on what you define a gun as, really.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade
# Particular Set Of Buzzkills
# Particular Set Of Buzzkills

Gun maker to boycott Liam Neeson after his curse-filled anti-gun tirade

Jan 21st 2015, 8:46 AM 19,670 Views 74 Comments

The Taken star said private gun owership in the US is a “f***ing disgrace”.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

A 9-year-old girl shot her instructor dead in shooting range accident
# Uzi
# Uzi

A 9-year-old girl shot her instructor dead in shooting range accident

Aug 27th 2014, 3:38 PM 32,371 Views 226 Comments

“You can’t give a 9-year-old an Uzi and expect her to control it.”

# gun-laws - Monday 17 March, 2014

Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death
# Pistorius
# Pistorius

Pistorius ordered six new guns before girlfriend's death

Mar 17th 2014, 3:20 PM 18,330 Views 0 Comments

Oscar Pistorius was in the process of buying six guns – more than usually allowed under South African law – at the time he shot Reeva Steenkamp.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived
# Gabrielle Giffords
# Gabrielle Giffords

Gabby Giffords was almost killed by a gunman three years ago, today she skydived

Jan 8th 2014, 7:21 PM 13,985 Views 10 Comments

Six people were killed and 12 others, including former congresswoman Giffords, were injured in the 2011 shooting in Arizona.

# gun-laws - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos
# Massacre
# Massacre

Police release Sandy Hook shooting documents and evidence photos

Dec 28th 2013, 12:08 PM 25,754 Views 25 Comments

The evidence report shows that ammunition, gun magazines and shooting paper targets were found at the home of Adam Lanza.

# gun-laws - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Gunman opens fire in New Jersey shopping centre
# Shooting
# Shooting

Gunman opens fire in New Jersey shopping centre

Nov 5th 2013, 6:32 AM 18,800 Views 27 Comments

Police have yet to detain the man responsible for the shooting.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

'A pretty shameful day for Washington' - Obama angry at Senate gun vote

Apr 17th 2013, 11:25 PM 21,360 Views 151 Comments

The father of a Sandy Hook victim also spoke about the rejected Senate measure on gun checks at the White House today.

US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

US Senate says 'No' to expanded gun checks

Apr 17th 2013, 9:45 PM 7,684 Views 119 Comments

The vote is a major blow to the Obama administration.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Gabby Giffords asks American public to sign petition for gun laws
# Gun Laws
# Gun Laws

Gabby Giffords asks American public to sign petition for gun laws

Apr 10th 2013, 6:04 PM 5,567 Views 68 Comments

The former congresswoman, who nearly died in a 2011 shooting, makes a strong plea.

# gun-laws - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Despite the Newtown massacre, America’s sickening gun culture lives on

Mar 21st 2013, 7:00 PM 69 Views 107 Comments

After Newtown, Larry Donnelly was optimistic that the US might work towards stricter gun laws – but news that a ban on assault weapons has been removed from the legislation currently being considered has caused him to lose hope.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school
# United States
# United States

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

Jan 2nd 2013, 6:10 PM 13,820 Views 72 Comments

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

# gun-laws - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun
# Arizona
# Arizona

Politician takes aim at journalist...with a gun

Jul 12th 2011, 3:34 PM 638 Views 12 Comments

However the state senator in Arizona was merely showing off her weapon to the local journalist.

# gun-laws - Monday 4 July, 2011

Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Garda Síochána be armed?

Jul 4th 2011, 9:17 AM 16,074 Views 114 Comments

An incident in which a young Garda was splashed with boiling oil has highlighted the dangers faced by officers on duty – so should they be given guns to protect themselves?