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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 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 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 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 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 [...]
What women who carry or don’t carry guns say about personal safety: ‘Guns: An American Conversation’
By John Counts from AL.com Women own guns as a way to protect themselves at a much higher rate than men, a recent study shows. The 2017 Pew Research Center report revealed 27 percent of women gun owners cite protection as the only reason they own a gun, compared [...]
by Sidney Fussell, Source: Gizmodo As America grapples with a seemingly endless series of shootings, school districts across the country are partnering with security companies to introduce highly advanced surveillance technology that goes far beyond CCTVs and passcodes. In New Mexico, an elementary school now uses [...]
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” [...]