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U.S. Senate GOP leader McConnell 'comfortable' with framework for gun control bill

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said he is comfortable with the bipartisan deal Senate Democrats and Republicans struck on gun control legislation, signaling that he will join in passing a bill when it comes to a vote. ... Read more»

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Claytoonz: McConaughey is 'alright' with his challenge to respond to Uvalde massacre

Actor and Uvalde native Matthew McConaughey gave a passionate speech from the White House press room yesterday asking, “How can we make the loss of these lives matter?”.... Read more»

Surging Arizona gun sales could spike anew in wake of mass shootings

Gun sales in Arizona have surged in recent years - with more than 4.3 million background checks on gun purchases over the last decade and one-third of those in the last two years - and experts say they could jump again, sparked by multiple mass shootings.... Read more»

Why 18-year-olds in Texas can buy AR-15s but not handguns

The massacre at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, highlights disparities in how federal laws regulate rifles and handguns - the shooter bought two rifles days after his 18th birthday but under federal law, Americans buying handguns must be at least 21.... Read more»

Comic: Bermudez Shorts

American Roulette: Sending your kids to school

I dropped off my kid at his Tucson school with trepidation today, a day after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. I gave my boy a hug and kiss and watched as he walked inside. I could not help but think, would he be “safe?”... Read more»

Frustrated Democrats call for GOP help on federal gun laws after mass school shooting

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday implored Senate Republicans to work with Democrats to pass bipartisan gun control legislation, following a mass school shooting that took the lives of 19 children and two teachers in Texas.... Read more»

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Claytoonz: Murdered babies at Uvalde elementary school

Instead of fleeing Texas in time of trouble as is his habit, Ted Cruz offered condolences, then expressed anger at anyone who might suggest we go after the weapons that were made to kill children. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott expressed confusion as to why this stuff happens. This weekend, they will both be speaking at an NRA convention. This is why this keeps happening. This is why children continue to die in their classrooms. ... Read more»

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Hellertoon: Decade of inaction between Sandy Hook, Uvalde school shootings

In 2012, 26 people — including 20 children — were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary. In 2022, 21 were murdered at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas — including 19 little kids. In between, those with power to so something, have done nothing.... Read more»

Commentary

Our national pathology over guns is no longer insane. It’s inhuman.

At a time when a clear majority of Americans say they want Congress to enact stricter gun violence reduction measures, the ongoing inability of the narrowly divided U.S. Senate to pass even the simplest of gun violence laws leads to another mass shooting.... Read more»

NRA gun safety class for Arizona schools one step closer to becoming law

A Republican bill sponsored by Rep. Quang Nguyen that would require a National Rifle Association gun safety course for Arizona middle and high school students is now one vote away from Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk. ... Read more»

Bill would bring NRA gun safety classes into all Arizona schools

A Republican bill that would require a National Rifle Association gun safety course - deemed largely ineffective in real-world scenarios by the American Academy of Pediatrics - for Arizona middle- and high school students passed out of committee Monday evening. ... Read more»

2021: A year pierced by gunfire on school grounds

While the pandemic effectively stopped school shootings in 2020 because of remote learning, the violence picked right back up in 2021 when students returned to the classroom. ... Read more»

No permit, no problem: More states allow residents to carry hidden guns

21 states now no longer require residents to hold a permit to carry a concealed firearm, eliminating the previous requirements for gun owners to take gun safety and training classes and undergo a background check.... Read more»

'Be bold. Be courageous': Gabby Giffords opens Gun Violence Memorial in LA

Former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was gravely wounded in a 2011 shooting, dedicated the Los Angeles Gun Violence Memorial, in Expedition Park near the Coliseum, with a call to action. ... Read more»

Analysis

First major 2nd Amendment case before the Supreme Court in over a decade could topple gun restrictions

The Supreme Court’s ruling in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, expected by mid-2022, could declare a New York state restriction on carrying concealed handguns in public places unconstitutional - which could loosen gun regulations in many parts of the country.... Read more»

5 gun bills – 3 from Democrats – are on different paths in the Arizona Legislature

Arizona has some of the least restrictive gun laws in the nation, built on a pioneer, conservative ethos of Second Amendment rights. That has meant most Arizona adults can openly carry weapons into many public and private spaces. Arizona also is the hub of a national gun-reform group, the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, named after U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was gravely injured in a mass shooting outside a Tucson grocery store in 2011. At least five gun bills introduced in the Legislature show the tension between the poles of conservative and progressive viewpoints. ... Read more»

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