SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California punched back Friday against two recent landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions as Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a controversial, first-in-the-nation gun control law patterned after a Texas anti-abortion law and urged other states to follow suit.
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Teachers and students at Robb Elementary School knew the safety protocols when an 18-year-old with an AR-15 style rifle entered the building in May. Dozens of times in the previous four months alone, the campus had gone into lockdown or issued security alerts.
SEATTLE (AP) — Dominique Davis was inside a Seattle-area church one day in March 2021 when a man with a handgun opened fire during a meeting of Community Passageways, a group he founded that works to curb gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major expansion of gun rights after a series of mass shootings, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed. The decision came out as Congress and states debate gun-control legislation.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the aftermath of mass shootings, with guests;
Andy Pelosi, Executive Director of Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus; Anita Busch, Co-Founder of National Compassion Fund and President of Victim’s First; Scott Richman, Regional Director NY\NJ of Anti-defamation League; & Eric Mace, Leadership Council & Advocate of Victim’s First.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on gun violence in schools, with guests;
Robyn Thomas, Executive Director of The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence; Daud Mumin, Co-Chair of Board of March For Our Lives Action Fund; Po Murray, Co-Founder & Chairwoman of Newtown Action Alliance; & Lori Alhadeff, CEO & Vice Chair of Board of Make Our Schools Safe.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Stung by a deadly mass shooting Sunday mere blocks from the state Capitol, California lawmakers on Tuesday advanced an innovative new approach to gun control that would empower private citizens to sue those who traffic in illegal weapons.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years after 17 students and others were gunned down at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, families and gun control advocates pressed President Joe Biden on Monday to do more to address gun violence.