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Gun safety defense demonstration
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — At a four-hour meeting last month, Michelle Abdow's staffers got to experience some of the sights, sounds and even smells they could encounter if someone invaded their office and began shooting. Security experts and local law enforcement officers gave Abdow's 23 staffers active...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
August 21, 2019 - 10:42 am
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insists that the U.S. already has "very, very strong background checks" for gun purchases. It's the latest sign that he is backing away from throwing his political support behind changes to the system that are opposed by the...
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KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
August 17, 2019 - 9:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about mass shootings. The United States has seen an uptick in the number of mass killings involving guns, and recently President Donald Trump made statements...
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Governor Wolf Visits Philadelphia Police to Show Support After Shooting
Courtesy of Pennsylvania Governor's office/Flickr
August 16, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (CBS) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order Friday taking aim at what he called the "public health crisis of gun violence." The action came just days after an armed suspect shot and wounded six police officers during a standoff in Philadelphia. "Too many Pennsylvanians...
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Patrick Crusius
FBI via AP, file
August 09, 2019 - 9:38 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The man accused of carrying out last weekend's deadly mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso confessed to officers while he was surrendering and later explained that he had been targeting Mexicans, authorities say. Patrick Crusius, 21, emerged with his...
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Dmitriy Andreychenko
Greene County Sheriff via AP
August 09, 2019 - 8:28 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday filed a terrorist threat charge against a 20-year-old man who said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just...
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Walmart El Paso Shooting Memorial
Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images
August 09, 2019 - 10:17 am
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- Walmart is taking down displays of violent video games in its stores in the wake of recent shootings. But the company plans to still sell the controversial video games -- and guns. The change in policy does not apply to the sale or display of actual firearms...
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Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Nan Whaley speaks to members of the media Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, outside Ned Peppers bar in the Oregon District after a mass shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in Dayton.
John Minchillo/AP Photo
August 08, 2019 - 10:00 am
By Matthew Daly and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 200 mayors, including two anguished by mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, are urging the Senate to return to the Capitol to act on gun safety legislation amid criticism that Congress is failing to respond to back-to-back...
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Dayton shooting protesters
John Minchillo/AP
August 07, 2019 - 1:17 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump's arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country and demanding action on gun control as he visited survivors of last weekend's mass shootings and saluted first...
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August 07, 2019 - 12:49 pm
EVERETT, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with selling machine guns and other firearms and ammunition stolen from a federal storage facility in West Virginia. Richard Adam Schreiber, 38, of Everett, was indicted Tuesday after federal agents seized about 100 guns, more than 1,300 gun...
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