In HAIL, Kentucky photographer Garret O. Hansen turns spent rounds and shredded targets into art.
The city has launched an ambitious program to collect DNA from every gun recovered by police. But questions remain about effectiveness, and cost.
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Incidents of gun violence in America so far this year
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Unlike other tech giants, Facebook allows licensed gun dealers to use its platforms to peddle firearms. But that’s no guarantee that those dealers will always operate lawfully.
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The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would prevent the ATF from enforcing a rule that requires gun dealers in states along the Mexican border to report bulk sales of rifles and shotguns. The 2011 rule was instituted to combat firearms trafficking to Latin America. Democrats criticized the portion of the bill that gutted this rule, but did not try to remove it. The legislation now moves to the floor of the House.
A popular podcast personality was charged with murder Thursday for a fatal shooting during a T.I. concert in Manhattan last year. Daryl Campbell, the 31-year-old host of the Tax Season podcast, is accused of killing Ronald McPhatter, 33, with a straw-purchased handgun during a shootout at the Irving Plaza concert hall on May 25, 2016. Three other people were wounded. Campbell’s criminal record barred him from buying guns.
Noah Inman, a 13-year-old boy in Hammond, Ind., has died after being struck by a falling bullet over the 4th of July weekend. A police spokesman said the round was most likely fired into the air by a nearby reveler. “I don’t know what [people who shoot their guns in the air] think happens —the bullet disappears into thin air?” Lt. Steve Kellogg said.
Cabela's will stock a new fingerprint-activated gun lock at 75 of its retail outlets and in its online store. The national retail chain, which sells firearms, made a deal this month to sell the IndentiLock, a device that attaches to a handgun's trigger and can unlock in a third of a second. The IdentiLock is designed by Detroit-based engineer Omer Kiyani, an NRA member who was shot as a teen.
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Burglaries just reached a record high. But right now, firearms dealers aren’t compelled to secure their inventories.
The ruling is at odds with several other Circuit Court decisions on concealed carry — upping the odds for an eventual Supreme Court showdown.
Republicans in the House are making another run at gutting an ATF rule requiring border-state dealers to report suspect rifle sales.
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