The Civilian Marksmanship Program's signature event is haven for self-described ‘gun nerds.‘
The heavy metal is known to cause a host of health problems, including organ failure.
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Incidents of gun violence in America so far this year
from the Gun Violence Archive
Jose Mejia, who has a concealed-carry license, says the tech giant's no-weapons rule conflicts with Florida law.
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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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A Pennsylvania firearms training facility has been granted permission to sell a trove of guns left behind by its customers. Elite Tactical Academy operates a gun storage business, and owner David Kotz said he’s sitting on 300 weapons that have been abandoned by their owners . He said his clients don’t retrieve their firearms for a number of reasons — they may be under court order not to own guns, traveling for a long time, or live in another state.
Two Memphis parents face charges of reckless homicide in the deaths of their sons, who both accidentally shot themselves in unrelated incidents over the weekend. A 4-year-old boy fatally shot himself Saturday night, and an 8-year-old did the same with a gun he found under a pillow on a bed on Sunday. In a third unintentional shooting, which critically injured a 4-year-old girl, no one has yet been charged.
In an attempt to reduce firearms theft, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department gave away 100 free gun safes for cars. The department also arranged for a local gun store to sell the safes at cost. Police said more than 1,700 firearms have been reported stolen from gun owners who left them in vehicles over the past three years.
The gun a 9-year-old New York boy used to fatally shoot his younger brother on Monday was stolen from a firefighter's truck last year. Former Syracuse firefighter Edward Ackerman reported his 9mm handgun stolen to police in August 2016. The weapon had been lifted from his unlocked pick-up truck.
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One researcher says she has not yet seen a case in which stories about violence produce support for gun rights.
The law takes effect in two weeks.
One prominent group has issued a 'stand down order,' saying it feared being associated with racist protesters.
Fear doesn’t move AR-15s like it used to, and three big companies just reported a cumulative $111 million dip in sales.
There have been at least 325 road-rage gun incidents so far this year.
The gunmaker announced a "voluntary upgrade" of its P320 handgun, but put off sharing details on the fix.
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“You can’t be anti-government if your guy has the top job,” said one expert.
Five years ago, a mass shooting at his relatives' temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, had Gurveer Singh reconsidering his plans to come to the United States. When he decided to go ahead with the move, he found a very American way to show he would not be afraid.
Guns Are Stolen in America Up to Once Every Minute. Owners Who Leave Their Weapons in Cars Make It Easy for Thieves.
Police data shows thefts of firearms from vehicles are rising in many large cities. One gun swiped from a truck in Atlanta was used in three crimes, including a murder.
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