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Media Publishes Misleading Headlines About Trump’s Comments Following Weekend Shootings

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President Donald Trump spoke at a press conference Monday about implementing “red-flag laws” to help with confiscating guns when threats are detected. Media outlets published misleading headlines indicating Trump had not mentioned gun reform laws. Trump also tweeted Monday morning about improving background checks following two mass shootings over the weekend. Media outlets published misleading headlines stating President Donald Trump ...

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Graham Announces Gun Confiscation ‘Red Flag’ Legislation Backed By Trump |

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GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he plans to introduce a bipartisan “red flag” gun confiscation bill that will have President Donald Trump’s support. Graham announced he had reached a deal with Democratic Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal to create a federal grant program to help states establish “red flag” laws, or laws that facilitate gun confiscation when a threat is ...

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Murdoch’s New York Post Calls To Bring Back Assault Weapons Ban In Wake Of Shootings

The New York Post editorial board called for a ban on assault weapons Sunday after two shootings claimed 29 lives this weekend. The Post, owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, which also owns Fox News, asked President Donald Trump to bring back an assault weapons ban, according to an editorial. “People all across the nation are scared; many feel like ...

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New York Extends Gun Background Checks, Bans Bump Stocks

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New York gun buyers may wait up to 30 days for background checks under a new law signed Monday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo signed legislation to extend the background check waiting period from three days to as much as 30 for gun buyers who are not immediately approved, as well as a ban on bump stocks, the governor’s ...

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California Gov. Calls Semi-Auto Rifles ‘Goddamn Weapons Of Mass Destruction’

California Governor Gavin Newsom called the semi-automatic rifle used by the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter a “goddamn weapon of mass destruction,” in a statement Monday. Newsom’s profanity-laden rant at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center was spurred by the events of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting, which left three dead and 11 injured. The weapon the shooter used was allegedly ...

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Democratic 2020 Hopefuls Quickly Respond To Gilroy Shooting By Reiterating Gun Control

Several 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls wasted no time calling for action to address gun violence Sunday night after the shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival. Four people were killed, including the gunman, and 15 were injured after the shooter opened fire as the Northern California garlic festival wound down Sunday evening. Candidates took to Twitter to offer condolences and reiterate ...

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Next Round Of New Zealand Gun Control Says Owning A Gun Is A Privilege, Not A Right

New Zealand plans to ban gun purchases from foreign visitors, establish a national gun registry and tighten gun licensing rules, according to the law proposed Monday. The measures represent the second phase of gun control restrictions in response to the March Christchurch mosque shootings, which left 51 fatalities, the first being the ban of military-style firearms that was enacted just ...

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New Jersey Governor Signs New Gun Laws Including ‘Smart Gun’ Requirement

Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed several gun control bills into law Tuesday, including one mandating gun dealers carry “smart guns” once they are available. Murphy signed a total of four gun control measures into law at Livingston High School before several members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, The Associated press reported. “I am proud ...

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Virginia’s Blackface Governor Left Red-faced

Democrats and gun control is a case of Lucy holding and simultaneously trying to kick her own football. For the true believers in Virginia, the next off–year election is always going to be the one that hinges on gun control and returns Democrats to a level of power they haven’t enjoyed since the issue of the day was finally allowing ...

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Special Gun Session Adjourned By Virginia Lawmakers After Just Two Hours

Republican-led Virginia lawmakers rejected Democrats’ request to debate a series of gun control measures, voting to adjourn Tuesday’s special session after only two hours. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam had summoned legislators to the special session to consider eight gun control measures he proposed in the wake of the Virginia Beach shooting, according to the Associated Press. “I called legislators back ...

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Biden Proves He’s Just Another Democrat Who Doesn’t Know Anything About Guns

Former Vice President Joe Biden waxed fantastic Thursday about his record on gun control by proving that he has no idea how firearms work. Obama’s second-in-command told the crowd at round 2 of the DNC debates that he was the “only guy that got assault weapons banned.” The Federal Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) took effect in 1994 and lasted 10 ...

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Biden Says Gun Manufacturers Are The Enemy, Not The NRA

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden said he was the only candidate to get the number of clips in a gun banned, and laid blame on manufacturers as the country’s “enemy” when it comes to gun control at the second round of debates Thursday. He said he’s the only person who has beaten the National Rifle Association of all the candidates. ...

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Report: Media Coverage of Gun Control and Shootings Leads to Higher Gun Sales

For the first time, researchers have shown a causal link between print news media coverage of U.S. gun control policy in the wake of mass shooting events and increases in firearm acquisition, particularly in states with the least restrictive gun laws. For the first time, researchers have shown a causal link between print news media coverage of U.S. gun control ...

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Eric Swalwell Talked About Gun Control In Front Of The NRA. Here’s How It Went

Democratic California Rep. Eric Swalwell, a 2020 hopeful, reiterated his gun control agenda in front of the National Rifle Association’s headquarters Monday, and the organization hit back by mocking the event’s turnout. Swalwell covered key points of his plan, which include an assault-style gun “buyback” program, where owners are forced to turn in their weapons, keep them in third-party gun ...

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