Bloomberg-backed gun control organization Moms Demand Action launched a campaign Thursday to get Kroger’s to change its policies on allowing customers to carry guns at its stores.
As you might expect, they weren’t that into it.
“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
Brady’s family reports that the former White House press secretary, who went on to become a fierce proponent of gun control after he was shot in the assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan, died Monday.
At least 60 people were wounded and 11 killed by guns in Chicago over the holiday weekend. “Something’s gotta change,” Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday.
“The country has to do some soul searching about this. This is becoming the norm.”
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When Michael Bloomberg announced he would spend $50 million on gun control this year, he said he hoped to make the National Rifle Association “afraid.” This weekend, the Bloomberg-backed group Everytown for Gun Safety will help pay to send hundreds of anti-gun violence supporters to the NRA’s annual convention in Indianapolis.
State Sen. Leland Yee, who fought for gun control in California, was arrested Wednesday for alleged conspiracy to illegally import firearms.
Facebook confirms that it is in talks with gun control advocates regarding its content policies with guns.
“The right to bear arms should not be infringed…as long as people aren’t being dumbasses about it.”
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords unveils a new ad calling out Congress for failing to act on the gun violence issue. CNN and MSNBC will air the spot before and after the State of the Union address on Tuesday.
He said it was a “mistake” for Congress not to act on legislation tightening background checks for gun sales.
Leaders of a coalition of 1,000 mayors and 130,000 moms announced a joint effort today to tackle gun violence in 2014.
Former Congresswoman and shooting attack survivor Gabby Giffords and husband Mark Kelly’s gun violence prevention group, Americans for Responsible Solutions, post a sad and intense new spot ahead of the one year anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.
Its creator says the controversial game makes a statement about the importance of gun control.
The armed civilians claim happenstance and suggest they were just there to pose for photos with their guns.
The former representative toured the show, promoted a new agreement to monitor gun show sales, and held a press conference to speak out against gun violence.
The singer performed Lennon’s “Imagine” on Saturday night in Central Park, mere blocks from where John Lennon lived and was shot.
A shareholder of more than 10 years said Dick’s new Field & Stream stores violate some city and state investing guidelines tied to the Sandy Hook shooting.
Nine months have passed since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. Despite inaction on Capitol Hill, family members who lost loved ones to gun violence are not ready to give up their fight to change the nation’s firearm laws.
“Today we are respectfully requesting that customers no longer bring firearms into our stores or outdoor seating areas — even in states where ‘open carry’ is permitted — unless they are authorized law enforcement personnel,” CEO Howard Schultz wrote in an open letter, which stops short of banning guns, late Tuesday.
“I don’t know when enough is enough. I thought that [after] the Connecticut situation, that people would see it, and rebel against it and say look, we need to do something,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein says.
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The former congresswoman from Arizona, who was shot in the head in 2011, signs up for the popular photo-sharing social network.
Vice President Joe Biden, the administration’s point man on gun control, will unveil the new measures on Thursday.
The advocacy group wants to put pressure on Starbucks to change their policy of allowing customers to carry loaded guns in their stores.
Many see it as powerful and effective, while others think it goes too far.
Sen. Mark Pryor gets an assist from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to save him from Bloomberg’s money, then cuts the ribbon at an ammunition factory. Gun control advocates are fine with the factory thing, but not Gillibrand’s money. Welcome to Arkansas 2014.
Gun demand is assuming “a new normal,” says one publicly-traded sporting goods retailer.