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#Mass Shootings

# mass-shootings - Thursday 23 June, 2022

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 Thu 8:15 PM 35,868 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.

# mass-shootings - Saturday 11 June, 2022

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 10,322 Views 29 Comments

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

# mass-shootings - Thursday 9 June, 2022

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 15,374 Views 21 Comments

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

# mass-shootings - Friday 27 May, 2022

Analysis: How the NRA went from banning machine guns in 1934 to blocking most gun restrictions
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Analysis: How the NRA went from banning machine guns in 1934 to blocking most gun restrictions

May 27th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,261 Views 15 Comments

Robert Spitzer says the controversial gun lobby group was considered somewhat moderate on gun laws but took a sharp right turn in the mid-1970s.

# mass-shootings - Friday 9 August, 2019

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 11,887 Views 62 Comments

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

# mass-shootings - Monday 5 August, 2019

Trump says 'hate has no place' in US, but also blames mental illness for mass shootings
# Mass Shootings
# Mass Shootings

Trump says 'hate has no place' in US, but also blames mental illness for mass shootings

Aug 5th 2019, 8:09 AM 25,265 Views 87 Comments

Trump will make a televised address later today.

# mass-shootings - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Main suspect in New Zealand terror attack appears in court as victims' families prepare for funerals
# Christchurch
# Christchurch

Main suspect in New Zealand terror attack appears in court as victims' families prepare for funerals

Updated Mar 16th 2019, 12:05 PM 52,486 Views 0 Comments

Forty-nine people were killed in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch yesterday.

# mass-shootings - 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.

# mass-shootings - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

What difference will Obama's new gun control plan make?
# Mass Shootings
# Mass Shootings

What difference will Obama's new gun control plan make?

Jan 5th 2016, 7:56 AM 11,343 Views 48 Comments

The US president announced a series of executive actions to curb gun violence yesterday.

# mass-shootings - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much
# Mass Shootings
# Mass Shootings

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much

Jan 3rd 2016, 3:09 PM 9,947 Views 46 Comments

Republicans aren’t so keen on the President’s plans.

# mass-shootings - Saturday 21 September, 2013

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982
# Guns
# Guns

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982

Sep 21st 2013, 9:15 AM 13,107 Views 100 Comments

This week’s Washington DC shootings brought to 36 the number of Americans killed in mass shootings in 2013.

# mass-shootings - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Why gun owners claim they need to bring firearms to Starbucks
# Cappuccino
# Cappuccino

Why gun owners claim they need to bring firearms to Starbucks

Sep 18th 2013, 4:18 PM 10,179 Views 85 Comments

After the coffee chain’s CEO asked customers to leave guns at home, this was their response…

# mass-shootings - Friday 21 December, 2012

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'
# Gun Violence
# Gun Violence

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'

Dec 21st 2012, 5:17 PM 11,660 Views 150 Comments

The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.

# mass-shootings - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Explainer: Is there a common thread to all mass shootings?
# Mass Shootings
# Mass Shootings

Explainer: Is there a common thread to all mass shootings?

Aug 4th 2012, 8:00 AM 5,614 Views 43 Comments

Many have searched for answers to why atrocities such as the recent mass shooting at a cinema theatre in the US happen. But there are many myths and misconceptions about such incidents.