gun debate

AR-15 Manufacturer Will Stop Making Rifle for Civilian Market

The gun manufacturer Colt announced Thursday that it will stop making AR-15 rifles for the civilian market. “Over the last few years, the market for modern sporting rifles has experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity,” Colt CEO Dennis Veilleux said in a statement. “Given this level of...
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Walmart Ends Ammunition Sales for Handguns & Assault Rifles

In a letter to employees, Walmart CEO Doug McMillon says the company will stop selling ammunition commonly used in assault-style weapons and handguns, and will also stop the sale of handguns in Alaska. According to People, the retail corporation will also ask customers to stop openly carrying guns...
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Tomi Lahren Under Fire for Collaboration With Gun Holster Leggings Brand

FOX host Tomi Lahren is facing backlash after partnering with Alexo Athletica to launch a leggings brand that features gun holsters. "For those who love God, Guns and Country and are proud to show it. Freedom. Alexoathletica.com," the 27-year-old conservative news commentator tweeted Friday with a...
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2 Top Republicans Blame Video Games, School Prayer Bans for Texas, Ohio Shootings

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, both Republicans, went on FOX News this weekend to blame video games for encouraging the shootings in Texas and Ohio, Newsweek reports. Patrick also intimated that prayer-in-school bans were a factor. "[It's> Sunday...
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2 Dead After Seattle Gunman Opens Fire at Cars; Wounded Bus Driver Hailed as Hero

On Wednesday, a 33-year-old man randomly opened fire on passing cars before crashing a stolen vehicle in a sleepy neighborhood in North Seattle, killing two people and injuring two others. Among those wounded was Metro bus driver Eric Stark, who was able to back his bus up and steer it out of harm'...
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More Kids Died From Gun Violence in 2017 Than Police & Military Personnel Combined

According to a new study from Florida Atlantic University , more children between the ages of 5 and 18 died from gun violence in 2017 than police and active-duty military personnel combined. "It is sobering that in 2017, there were 144 police officers who died in the line of duty and about 1,000...
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New Zealand Plans to Ban "Military-Style" Automatic Guns After Mosque Attacks

On Thursday, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the country plans to ban "military-style" semi-automatic guns or shotguns and high-capacity magazines. Sales of this equipment were halted immediately, while a total ban will be enacted via legislation. The restrictions come in...
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