gun control

Congresswoman Kathleen Rice
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Sophia Hall
October 07, 2019 - 1:20 pm
A congresswoman from Long Island has proposed legislation that would prevent domestic abusers from obtaining a firearm in any state.
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Las Vegas Shooting Memorial
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Associated Press
October 03, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Two years after a shooter rained gunfire on country music fans from a high-rise Las Vegas hotel, MGM Resorts International reached a settlement that could pay up to $800 million to families of the 58 people who died and hundreds of others who were injured, attorneys announced Thursday.
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Chuck Schumer gun control
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September 15, 2019 - 4:57 pm
New York's two Democratic Senators are announcing a “full-court press,” hoping to force a vote in the Senate on stricter gun control measures that include more rigorous background checks.
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AR-15
Xinhua
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September 15, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Schools across New York began the academic year with a new tool intended to prevent student suicides and violence: the ability to ask a court to remove a troubled person's access to firearms.
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Democratic presidential candidate former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke answers a question Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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September 14, 2019 - 6:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's "hell yes" moment at the Democrats' presidential debate is scrambling his party's message on guns. The Democrats have long contended their support of gun control laws does not mean they want to take away law-abiding citizens' firearms. But on Friday, they struggled...
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Washington. Trump is en route to Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 12, 2019 - 11:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledged Thursday to protect the Second Amendment, hours after huddling with top advisers to discuss gun control measures he might be willing to publicly stand behind. Speaking to reporters before flying to Baltimore for a Republican retreat, Trump insisted "...
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Ilhan Omar
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September 11, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Two mourners broke away from reading the names of the 9/11 terror attack victims at the annual memorial ceremony Wednesday, briefly turning the solemn moment into a dramatic political stage.
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Handguns
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 01, 2019 - 6:24 pm
New Jersey is joining New York as the latest state to institute a “red flag” law.
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Sen. Chris Murphy
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Sean Adams
August 23, 2019 - 2:51 pm
A Senate Democrat leading the charge for new gun control measures is skeptical his recent talks with President Donald Trump will bear fruit.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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August 05, 2019 - 2:48 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday called President Donald Trump’s statement on two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend “hypocritical.”
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