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By Benjamin Wermund from POLITICO Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has scrapped plans to give away a “Texas-made shotgun“ after a gunman used a shotgun in a Friday rampage that left 10 dead in a high school near Houston. A spokesman for Abbott, a Republican, said Monday [...]
from CNN Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter, Jaime Guttenberg, in the Parkland school shooting, speaks about the NRA's intimidation tactics during a Senate hearing on gun violence.
By Matt Dixon from POLITICO TALLAHASSEE — In Florida, a state with some of the nation’s worst mass shootings in recent years, nearly 20 percent of mental health records are entered late into a background check database, a long-running problem state law enforcement officials now acknowledge [...]
By Hamilton Nolan from Splinter News DALLAS, TX— On Saturday, just after the anti-gun protest, I joined the NRA. Thirty bucks. It entitled me to a one-year subscription of American Rifleman and an entire weekend spent sinking deeper and deeper into a welcoming swamp of perpetual war. The [...]
By Jake Stofan from WFLA TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Former NRA President Marion Hammer is no stranger to threats and harassment. “You have to be cautious, you have to be alert," said Hammer. But she says following the Parkland shooting, the threats are worse than ever. [...]
By Daniel Ashe from Huffington Post We are Republican, Democratic and independent. We come from the East, South, Midwest and West. We are conservative, progressive and liberal. We are men and women. We include eight members of the Circle of Chiefs, the highest conservation honor [...]
by Sebastian Murdock and Sara Boboltz, Source: Huffington Post Enough. That was the message that hundreds of thousands of protesters around the world had Saturday for lawmakers who have ignored the toll of gun violence and refused to pass meaningful gun reform legislation. At the March For Our [...]
By Dominique Mosbergen, Source: Huffington Post As hundreds of thousands of protesters prepared to gather in Washington and other cities across the U.S. on Saturday to demand meaningful gun reform, the National Rifle Association took to social media to mock the “March For Our Lives” [...]
Source: CBS News Since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last month, survivors have mobilized the #NeverAgain movement to push for school safety and stronger gun legislation. Two vocal leaders, David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez, spoke with CBSN Monday to discuss the movement and [...]