gun control

El Paso Walmart employees
Briana Sanchez/The El Paso Times via AP
AP News
November 15, 2019 - 8:54 am
About 50 shoppers lined up early Thursday ahead of the reopening of a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, that had been closed since August, when a gunman police say was targeting Mexicans opened fire in the store and killed 22 people. Read more here.
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Gun demonstration
Jessica Hill/AP, file
AP News
November 12, 2019 - 11:03 am
The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a survivor and relatives of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting can pursue their lawsuit against the maker of the rifle used to kill 26 people. Read more here.
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Newtown High School
David Goldman/AP, file
AP News
November 07, 2019 - 5:31 pm
Most students who committed deadly school attacks over the past decade were badly bullied, had a history of disciplinary trouble and their behavior concerned others but was never reported, according to a U.S. Secret Service study released Thursday. Read more here.
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David Hogg speaking to Arcadia University students.
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
October 14, 2019 - 8:56 pm
One of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida high school massacre was in the Delaware Valley Monday to talk to Arcadia University students.
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Former Rep. Gabby Giffords, speaks during a news conference to announce the introduction of bipartisan legislation to expand background checks for sales and transfers of firearms, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 02, 2019 - 11:15 am
After back-to-back mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this summer, gun control burst back on the scene as a major political issue for Democrats. Now it risks taking a back seat as impeachment fever overtakes Washington. Gun control advocates are determined to prevent that from happening.
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Megan Murphy, right in hat, embraces Cara Knoedler as Kenneth Wright wipes his eyes on the first anniversary of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo, File
AP News
October 01, 2019 - 9:54 am
In the two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the federal government and states have tightened some gun regulations. But advocates say they're frustrated that more hasn't been done since 58 people died at a concert on the Las Vegas Strip, and that mass shootings keep...
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Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey at a meeting with reporters.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
September 20, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, who met with reporters at his Philadelphia office Friday, says he's "cautiously optimistic" about his gun background check bill after some tweaks suggested by Attorney General Bill Barr.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Edwin J. Torres/Governor’s Office via Flickr
Mike DeNardo
September 10, 2019 - 4:55 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order requiring that gun vendors the state buys from follow public safety principles. Read more here.
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Vigil outside El Paso Walmart after shooting
Mario Tama/Getty Images
AP News
September 03, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Walmart says it will discontinue the sale of handgun ammunition and also publicly request that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it.
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Democratic presidential candidate hopeful John Hickenlooper speaks during the Presidential Gun Sense Forum on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines.
Bryon Houlgrave via USA Today
August 10, 2019 - 2:13 pm
By Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday placed responsibility for inaction on gun violence in the hands of President Donald Trump and the National Rifle Association, in the face of broad national support for some gun control...
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