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Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims Include 2 Brothers, Husband And Wife
Eight men and three women were killed by suspected gunman Robert Bowers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pennsylvania.
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Dick's Sporting Goods Is Destroying Its Unsold Assault-Style Rifles
The company pulled assault-style weapons and accessories from their stores in February.
Veterans Stand For Gun Reform
These veterans say their own experiences are driving them to call for a ban on military-style assault rifles.
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Pat Robertson: 'Ban Automatic Weapons'
Even ultra conservative televangelist Pat Robertson is calling for some gun reform in the wake of the Florida shooting.
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School Shooting's Survivors Cry As Florida House Rejects Talks On Assault Weapon Ban
Lawmakers voted down a motion to advance the long-stalled gun control bill.
Missouri Third-Graders Selling AR-15 Raffle Tickets For Their Baseball Team
The fundraiser is going ahead despite mounting controversy.
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Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Gettysburg College; Catholic...
Owning one of these instruments of death, given the havoc they’re capable of inflicting, is an affront to God.
Quantifying The Social Cost Of Firearms:A New Approach To Gun Control
The Conversation US
Views from experts in academia, providing fact-based analysis ...
New regulation would need to be very restrictive. Millions of these guns would have to be removed from circulation to see any measurable effect on public safety, a politically impossible lift.
Quibbling Over The Definition Of 'Assault Weapon' Misses The Point
Mike the Gun Guy
In the aftermath of the terrible events in Dallas, the argument has once again erupted over the definition of an "assault rifle."
The NRA Has Found Its Tyranny -- And It Is Us
Lawyer, opinion journalist and political satirist.
Congratulations, NRA. The War Against Tyranny has begun, and you just won the first battle.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
'Good Guys With Guns' Didn't Stop Dallas Attack
Mike the Gun Guy
It's one thing if a 'street thug' shoots another 'street thug,' it's another thing if five police officers were killed and seven others, cops and civilians, were wounded by a guy walking around with a 'sporting' gun.
The Speed of Death
Freelance writer, communications facilitator, Gun Violence Pre...
According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation there are 5-10 million of these massacre machines out there in the US. With all of this potentially large scale lethality floating around, the muzzle velocity of the MCX and other similar assault-type rifles is particularly important
Congress And Guns
Editorial Cartoonist, Las Vegas Sun
Understanding The Second Amendment: Why Yesterday's Rights About Guns And Militias Don't Make Sense Today
College Professor (Emeritus, City University of N.Y),psycholog...
The right of militias, which were made up of individuals in towns all over the thirteen colonies, to own guns makes a lot of sense when understood in historical context.
Gun Control -- Symbolic Gestures Won't Save Us
Author, Columnist, Grandparent
Gun control is out of control. Filibusters and sit-ins have roiled the Congress for the last few weeks. Orlando, San Bernardino, Sandy Hook ... bullets fly, people die, Congress boils and nothing happens.
The House Sit-In: Will 90 Percent Of Us Be Heard?!
Gun control. The House sit-in. The Senate filibuster. The NRA, GOP, mass shootings. What's it all about? I wanted to find out some more information about the AR-15 since it seems to be the weapon of mass shooters.
Reinstate The Combat Assault Weapons Ban Now
When it comes to reducing gun violence in America, our leaders are playing a deadly game of small ball. And everyday Americans are losing badly.
Let's Be Honest, Gun Control Opponents
Let me just be clear that I'm specifically addressing those of you that refuse to accept any sort of restrictions or common sense gun reform. Not all gun owners are bad. There are just a bunch of you out there making everyone else look psychotic.
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Supreme Court May Take Action On State Assault Weapon Bans
The court has not decided a major gun case since 2010.
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Thousands Of Americans Are Gunned Down Each Year, But Few Die By Assault-Style Rifle
That doesn't make it any less terrifying when these powerful civilian weapons are used to kill.
The NRA And The Orlando Shooting
Editorial Cartoonist, Las Vegas Sun
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Conservative Response To Orlando Shooting Is Embarrassing
No one is suggesting that by limiting the sale of certain types of guns or doing background checks we will eliminate the types of mass shootings that have become an all too common occurrence in the U.S.
Stop Saying AR-15s Aren't Assault Rifles
Kelly A Scaletta
In the wake of the Orlando shootings, the AR-15 and weapons like it are in the spotlight because, once again, a semi-automatic rifle was used in the shooting. This time, it was technically a Sig Sauer MCX, but it's in the same classification of gun.
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