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Clooney, Winfrey, Spielberg offer $500,000 each for gun control march

Gun ownership remains one of the nation's more divisive issues.

Trump backs improved background checks on gun buys

Trump is receptive to a proposal that would require more prompt reporting to a national database of offenses that ...

Students plan protests, Washington march, to demand gun control after mass shooting

“We’re the ones who are having shooters come into our classrooms and our spaces.”
February 19, 2018 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Trump: FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe

Trump said congressional investigations and political "hatred" showed that Russia had succeeded in sowing "discord, disruption and chaos" in the United States.
February 19, 2018 | 09:50 am GMT+7

Firearms debate rages as Florida rally coincides with gun show

The shooter 'wouldn’t have harmed that many students with a knife!' says a student survivor.
February 18, 2018 | 06:11 pm GMT+7

FBI admits failure to act on Florida school gunman, draws anger

The FBI said it had received a tip warning that the accused possessed a gun, the desire to kill and the potential to commit a school shooting.
February 17, 2018 | 09:14 am GMT+7

White supremacist-linked teen confesses to Florida shooting

President Donald Trump suggested the root cause of the violence was a crisis of mental health while avoiding any talk of gun curbs.
February 16, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Trump puts onus on school shooter's behavior

The mass shooting that killed 17 people has reignited questions about America's permissive gun laws.
February 15, 2018 | 08:39 pm GMT+7

Las Vegas gunman emailed about bump stocks months before rampage-documents

Part of search warrants unsealed by a federal judge suggested the attack may have been planned months in advance.
January 13, 2018 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

U.S. House reignites gun-control debate with planned vote

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, under mounting pressure to advance gun-control legislation, will vote next week on a measure to keep guns out of the hands ...
July 01, 2016 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

Latest gun control bid falters in Congress, Democrat sit-in ends

Another attempt at gun control faltered in the U.S. Congress on Thursday despite outrage at the Orlando massacre, as a proposed ban on firearms sales to people being monitored for ...
June 24, 2016 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Democrats wind down gun protest after occupying U.S. House

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives began winding down a "sit in" at the chamber on Thursday, but vowed to renew the fight for more gun control after the gay nightclub ...
June 23, 2016 | 08:56 pm GMT+7

U.S. House Democrats hold "sit-in" demanding gun control vote, Republicans move to shut down

Democrats staged a "sit-in" on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday demanding the chamber remain in session until the Republican leadership agrees to a vote ...
June 23, 2016 | 09:28 am GMT+7

U.S. Senate blocks Democrats' plan to deny firearms to those on 'watch lists' after Orlando shooting

The U.S. Senate on Monday rejected four measures restricting gun sales after last week's massacre in an Orlando nightclub, dealing a bitter setback to advocates who have failed to ...
June 21, 2016 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Orlando "moment of silence" disrupted over tighter gun policy debate

The U.S. House of Representatives erupted in shouting on Monday as lawmakers held a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Orlando mass shooting as Democrats protested the ...
June 14, 2016 | 07:55 am GMT+7
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