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As New York’s Gun Law Goes Into Effect, Demand for Permits Spikes

By the time the Niagara County Courthouse opened on Wednesday morning, 150 people were lined up to apply for permits…

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‘Everybody Is Armed’: As Shootings Soar, Philadelphia Is Awash in Guns

PHILADELPHIA — The 300th killing of the year took the life of Lameer Boyd, an 18-year-old father-to-be who was gunned…

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‘I Want You to Hear This’: A Sandy Hook Mother Confronts Alex Jones

AUSTIN, Texas — For 90 searing minutes in a courtroom on Tuesday, a Sandy Hook mother brought the conspiracy broadcaster…

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Trained, Armed and Ready. To Teach Kindergarten.

RITTMAN, Ohio — Mandi, a kindergarten teacher in Ohio, had already done what she could to secure her classroom against…

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House Passes Assault Weapons Ban That Is Doomed in Senate

WASHINGTON — Responding to a string of mass shootings, a divided House passed a ban on assault weapons on Friday,…

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Unlikely Fans of Supreme Court Ruling on Guns: Public Defenders

In dozens of motions filed in courthouses across New York City, public defenders are arguing that a Supreme Court ruling…

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Assault Weapons Makers Pulled In Over $1 Billion as Violence Surged, Report Says

WASHINGTON — The leading manufacturers of assault rifles used to perpetrate the deadliest mass shootings in the United States have…

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What to Know About California’s Head-Turning Gun Control Law

Relatives of Alexandria Rubio, a 10-year-old victim of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, mourned their loss…

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Newsom Wants Democrats to Fight Fire With Fire, Starting With a Gun Bill

SACRAMENTO — On a Saturday night in December, Gov. Gavin Newsom of California was so frustrated by a Supreme Court…

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After Indiana Mall Shooting, One Hero but No Lasting Solution

It was an act of pluck and composure worthy of a scene in the movies. But this was real life:…

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