gun rights

Second Amendment Activist
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CNN
December 02, 2019 - 12:39 pm
After nearly a decade of silence, a divided Supreme Court grappled Monday for over an hour with a case testing the scope of an individual's right to keep and bear arms in a dispute concerning a New York City gun regulation. Read more here.
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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.
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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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President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Washington, as he prepares to leave Washington for his annual August holiday at his New Jersey golf club.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
August 09, 2019 - 12:06 pm
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend's mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. At the same...
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New Jersey has been releasing information on illegal guns used in crimes for about a year now, including where those weapons came from
Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
June 07, 2019 - 3:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of pediatricians from St. Christopher's Hospital for Children are hosting a gun buyback on June 8, the first of what they hope will be an annual event. "We're not talking about making guns illegal. We're talking about getting rid of guns that people don't want...
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NRA
Evan Vucci/AP
April 26, 2019 - 1:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a largely symbolic gesture to a group that helped him win the White House, President Donald Trump said Friday he is pulling the U.S. back from an international agreement on the arms trade, telling the National Rifle Association the treaty is "badly misguided." Trump made the...
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Survivors of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting embrace.
Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP
April 10, 2019 - 12:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Offering prayers and making speeches, Pennsylvania lawmakers came together in an unusual joint session Wednesday to commemorate the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 people last year. The service was held a day after the Pittsburgh mayor signed new gun...
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Larry Krasner
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Steve Tawa
January 24, 2019 - 12:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham is slamming the current DA, Larry Krasner, for resurrecting a 10-year-old gun law. She calls the move grandstanding, and she says it will definitely be thrown out when challenged in court. When City Council passed a...
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In this Oct. 9, 2018 photo, police office guards the main entrance to the Supreme Court in Washington.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo
January 22, 2019 - 10:30 am
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City's prohibition on carrying a licensed, locked and unloaded handgun outside the city limits. The court's decision to hear the appeal...
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Semi-automatic rifles fill a wall at a gun shop.
Elaine Thompson/AP
January 01, 2019 - 5:22 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington on Tuesday joined a handful of other states that ban anyone under 21 from buying a semi-automatic assault rifle after voters passed a sweeping firearms measure in November that has drawn a court challenge from gun-rights advocates. The ballot initiative seeks to curb gun...
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In this photo taken from a video shot on Nov. 28, 2018, Mike Carnevale places his hand on the back of Mark Hennesey while instructing him at the American Tactical Systems' indoor range in Green Island, New York.
AP Photo/Michael Hill
December 04, 2018 - 11:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Should hateful tweets keep you from getting a gun? That's a question many have asked after suspects in several horrific mass shootings were found only later to have left social media hints of violence that went unheeded for years. Now a New York lawmaker has introduced a bill...
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