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# gun-laws - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Mourners say goodbye to teacher killed in Uvalde shooting and her husband
# Texas
# Texas

Mourners say goodbye to teacher killed in Uvalde shooting and her husband

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 7:30 PM 27,106 Views 13 Comments

Irma Garcia was killed in the shooting and her husband Joe died two days later from a heart attack.

# gun-laws - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Irish lecturer in US: 'The shadow of campus shootings has loomed large in our lives for years'

May 26th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,727 Views 3 Comments

Caoimhín De Barra says threats to safety on campus are always on your mind when you work as a teacher in the US.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?

May 25th 2022, 1:58 PM 10,352 Views 4 Comments

The shooting at Uvalde has once again raised the question of gun control in the US.

# gun-laws - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Prosecutors charge three with murder in California mass shooting
# Sacramento
# Sacramento

Prosecutors charge three with murder in California mass shooting

May 4th 2022, 9:39 AM 8,888 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors say the mass shooting that ultimately killed six people was a result of a feud between two rival gangs

# gun-laws - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Larry Donnelly: The gun culture in the land of my birth is truly abhorrent
# For The Love Of Guns
# For The Love Of Guns

Larry Donnelly: The gun culture in the land of my birth is truly abhorrent

Dec 14th 2021, 7:00 PM 23,745 Views 27 Comments

As the US deals with the aftermath of yet another school shooting, our columnist is filled with deep shame about the pervasive gun culture in his country.

# 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 47,789 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 28,969 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 12,345 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 48,916 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 21,895 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 10,744 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 38,845 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 50,448 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 13,194 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 19,771 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 33,996 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 57,333 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 16,125 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 14,916 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 11,780 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 62,573 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 32,713 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 14,058 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 28,129 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 58,866 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 13,833 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 28,226 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 47,795 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 10,707 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 24,350 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 13,743 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 19,694 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 32,507 Views 233 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 18,339 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 13,999 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 26,328 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 18,803 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 21,375 Views 150 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 7,698 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 5,580 Views 68 Comments

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

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