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Gun Laws

Gun Rights Advocate Concerned About White House Stance on New Gun Laws

Emily Miller

February 21, 2018  FoxNews  (Emily Miller Photo)

Following the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the White House is considering several gun control proposals, including setting an age limit for buying on AR-15 assault rifles, the type of weapon purchased legally by the gunman who shot 17 people dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week. Continue reading Gun Rights Advocate Concerned About White House Stance on New Gun Laws

Bump stock prices jump after Trump comments, report says

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February 21, 2018  FoxNews

Gun auction platforms are reporting a significant price increase for bump stocks just hours after President Donald Trump directed the Justice Department to move to ban similar devices, Bloomberg reported. Continue reading Bump stock prices jump after Trump comments, report says

Trump urges ban on ‘bump stocks,’ other gun modifiers

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February 20, 2018  FoxNews

President Trump on Tuesday directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to craft new regulations to ban firearm modifiers including the “bump stock” used in the Las Vegas massacre, amid bipartisan calls to strengthen gun laws in the wake of recent shooting rampages. Continue reading Trump urges ban on ‘bump stocks,’ other gun modifiers

Colorado state rep, Columbine survivor, pushes to end gun-free zones in schools

Patrick Neville

February 20, 2018  FoxNews

Colorado House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, who was a Columbine High School sophomore at the time of the 1999 mass shooting, is pushing legislation that he says would protect students — by getting rid of gun restrictions in schools. Continue reading Colorado state rep, Columbine survivor, pushes to end gun-free zones in schools

President Trump directs Justice Department to ban gun modifications like bump stocks used in Las Vegas massacre

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February 20, 2018  Associated Press

WASHINGTON —  President Donald Trump says he’s signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to “ban all devices” like bump stocks used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre. Continue reading President Trump directs Justice Department to ban gun modifications like bump stocks used in Las Vegas massacre

In wake of school shooting, Florida legislators vote down attempt to revive bill to ban assault rifles

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February 20, 2018  Associated Press

PARKLAND, Fla. — Less than a week after 17 people were fatally shot at a Florida high school, the state House has voted down a motion to take up a bill that would ban assault rifles, effectively killing the measure for this session. Continue reading In wake of school shooting, Florida legislators vote down attempt to revive bill to ban assault rifles