guns

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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Florida Teachers Can Arm Themselves Under New Gun Bill

A bill allowing Florida teachers to carry guns in the classroom was passed on Wednesday, Reuters reports . It's an expansion of a program launched after the deadly February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, and it's intended to help prevent another such massacre...
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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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Dick's Sporting Goods to Stop Selling Guns at 125 Stores

In the wake of the horrific 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Dick's Sporting Goods announced that it would no longer sell firearms to buyers under 21 and would remove all assault weapons from its shelves. It also stopped selling firearms altogether in 10 test stores, and on Tuesday...
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