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Students against gun violence

Students against gun violence

Since Parkland, a project run by teen journalists that has been chronicling gun-related deaths across the U.S., released their report on Feb. 14, the one-year anniversary of the shooting at ...

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Student activists call for universal background checks on all gun purchases

Student activists call for universal background checks on all gun purchases

Las Vegas. Orlando. Newtown. Sutherland Springs. Parkland. These mass shootings that saw a total of 176 people killed were fresh on the minds of the several thousand people who crowded ...

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NRA facing most formidable opposition yet, a year after Parkland

NRA facing most formidable opposition yet, a year after Parkland

For the National Rifle Association, the year since the Parkland shooting has led to a changing — and less favorable — political landscape. Democrats control the House of Representatives, public ...

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Policy adviser says mass shootings decreasing as gun casualties rise

Policy adviser says mass shootings decreasing as gun casualties rise

The number of mass shootings in the U.S. has declined, but the number of casualties involving guns is on the rise, domestic policy adviser Ryan Streeter said in an interview ...

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New Florida bill would repeal gun control measures passed in response to Parkland shooting

New Florida bill would repeal gun control measures passed in response to Parkland shooting

A bill recently introduced in the Florida legislature by a GOP lawmaker aims to roll back some gun control measures that were put in place following the school shooting in ...

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Parkland survivors criticize Louis CK for joking about shooting

Parkland survivors criticize Louis CK for joking about shooting

Survivors and those close to the victims of the mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school criticized comedian Louis C.K. on Monday after he mocked survivors of the massacre in a ...

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Desmond Tutu awards international peace award to Parkland students

Desmond Tutu awards international peace award to Parkland students

  Survivors of the deadly shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school were awarded the 2018 International Children’s Peace Prize on Tuesday.   In a ceremony celebrated in Cape Town, ...

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At Least 11 Wounded in Shooting at Thousand Oaks Bar

At Least 11 Wounded in Shooting at Thousand Oaks Bar

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — At least 11 people were wounded, including a sheriff’s deputy, late Wednesday in a shooting at a country and western dance hall in Thousand Oaks, Calif., ...

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FedEx cuts ties with NRA

FedEx cuts ties with NRA

FedEx has cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA), eight months after it first received calls to do so. The shipping company confirmed that it is ending its partnership, which offered ...

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In front of Parkland students, Florida lawmakers decline to take up assault weapons ban

In front of Parkland students, Florida lawmakers decline to take up assault weapons ban

Florida House lawmakers declined to take up a measure that would ban the sale and possession of assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, all while being watched by students from ...

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