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Virus Fears Fuel Spike in Sales of Guns and Ammunition

BOISE, Idaho — The world's largest gun store, in metro Atlanta, has had lines that are six and eight people deep. A gun store in Los Angeles had lines that stretched down the block. And at least one store in Idaho put limits on sales after its shelves were nea...
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Accidental Shootings Raise Questions About Arming Teachers

SEATTLE — As the country looks for ways to deal with mass shootings at schools, some have responded by saying more people should carry guns, including teachers. “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” President Donald Trump tol...

City Hall Proposal Would Leave Guns to the Cops

Update, 12/12/19:  The city council voted 7-0 to table the introduction of this bill until later. The next meeting is Jan. 16. The final vote to approve would be at the second meeting the item appears on. It wo...

Science Has Identified Common Threads in School Shootings

Understandably, we will hear a call to action in response to the shooting that left two young people dead at Saugus High School. One political tribe will extend its thoughts and prayers and the other will demand sensible gun control. In a matter of days, th...

California Senate Oks Expansions of ‘Red Flag’ Gun Law

SACRAMENTO — Employers, co-workers and teachers could ask judges to take away guns from people who are deemed a danger to themselves or others under a bill that has cleared the California Senate. Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced the bill in response to a No...