Stories tagged: "gun safety"

DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 10: Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks on stage during a forum on gun safety at the Iowa Events Center on August 10, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. The event was hosted by Everytown for Gun Safety. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
How Biden’s Gun Safety Plan Would Help Michiganders Prevent and Solve Violent Crimes

By addressing the danger posed by untraceable ghost guns, the Biden administration hopes to prevent extremist groups or perpetrators of domestic violence from evading justice.

parents of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim advocate for gun safety
8 Years After Sandy Hook, Gun Safety Groups Are Stronger and Ready to Push Biden to Take Action

As President-elect Biden steps into the White House in January—and with a much more powerful grassroots movement in place—gun-safety activists are pushing him to prioritize reform measures.

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne LaPierre speaks at Conservative Political Action Conference. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
NRA Executives Accused of Misusing $64 Million of Organization’s Money

New York AG moves to dissolve the organization, citing Trump Foundation case as precedent.

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Gun Sales Are Up Because of Coronavirus. So Is the Risk for a Woman to Be Killed in Her Home.

Fears of social fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has led to an 85% increase in gun sales from March of last year.

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The Gun Lobby Is Profiting Off Your Coronavirus Fears and Putting Kids at Risk

The president of the American Federation of Teachers, along with a member who is a Sandy Hook shooting survivor, discuss how our new reality raises the stakes on the epidemic of gun violence in communities.

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Trump Does Nothing Following Yet Another Mass Shooting in America

"Our hearts break for [the victims] and their loved ones. We send our condolences. We’ll be with them."

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Parkland Survivors Are Still Fighting For Change Two Years Later

While Broward County officials focused on healing and service on Friday, many of the victims’ families and friends reiterated their calls for gun law reform.