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Photos: Tucsonans wear orange in protest against gun violence

As the sun dropped behind the adobe sanctuary of Southside Presbyterian Church on Saturday evening, dozens of Tucsonans wore orange as part of a nationwide push for an end to gun violence.... Read more»

18 kids killed in shooting at Texas elementary school

A Texas high school student opened fire at an elementary school Tuesday and killed at least 18 students and a teacher before police fatally shot him, marking the 212th mass shooting in the United States this year in which four or more people were shot or killed.... Read more»

Arizona senators split as divided Senate puts Barrett on Supreme Court

Arizona senators split along party lines after rushed vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday.... Read more»

Gun-control group to spend $1.6 million in Az this week to replace GOP lawmakers

Everytown for Gun Safety will be spending $1.6 million on political ads across, radio, internet and mailers this week targeting Republicans in legislative races in an attempt to flip the state's legislature for the first time in 60 years.... Read more»

Gun control group to spend $5M on Arizona races in 2020

Gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety announced Tuesday that it will be spending $5 million in Arizona to try to back Democrats up and down the ballot, with a focus on the U.S. Senate race and winning control of the state legislature for the first time in nearly 60 years. ... Read more»

Amid pandemic, gun control advocates celebrate wins on NRA’s home turf

Taking time out from overseeing Virginia’s response to the pandemic, Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam signed a slate of bills: requiring universal background checks on firearm purchases, restricting handgun purchases to one a month and allowing law enforcement to seize guns from people who may be a risk to themselves or others.... Read more»

Gun sales rose to record levels in March, as COVID-19 fears climbed

Arizona processed a record 82,771 background checks on would-be gun buyers in March, as fears of the coronavirus drove people to gun shops in what one shop owner called “panic time.” ... Read more»

How much could Obama's moves affect gun violence? Nobody knows

The executive actions on guns unveiled Tuesday by President Obama drew predictable praise from gun control advocates and bile from gun-rights supporters and GOP lawmakers, including some who called his actions “unconstitutional.” But the actions themselves are extremely modest, raising questions about how much they will really do to stem gun violence.... Read more»