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Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people.

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  WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people. Measures including expanded background checks and a ban on assault-style weapons are likely to reach the House floor when Democrats retake control after […]

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Ten people were shot Sunday evening at an apartment complex in San Bernardino, Calif., KABC-TV reports. The injured men and women were transported to three hospitals; three people are listed in “extremely critical” condition, according to Capt. Rich Lawhead, spokesman for the San Bernardino Police Department

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Gun control advocates are marching 50 miles across Massachusetts this week to the headquarters of gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department says it is weighing whether to allow states to […]

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They look futuristic, the type of firearms that would-be assassins use in movies: 3D-printed guns […]

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Lawmakers in New York State just announced groundbreaking legislation to ban firearms from domestic abusers.

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On this episode of True Story, we meet Jaion Hemsley, a 17-year-old shooting survivor and high school student at the Academy for Urban Scholars in Columbus, OH. He traveled all the way to Washington, D.C. to attend the March for Our Lives with his teacher Ms. Nneka Bonds, to share a special message with the […]

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(Watch our Grio original video report on the NRA and black community above.) Three months into 2018 and there have already been over 50 mass shootings in the United States. And once again, the National Rifle Association (NRA) is center of criticism after a teen shooter took the lives of 17 teachers and students at […]

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The NRA has had a lot to say about “black mothers in Chicago” grieving the deaths of their children to gun violence.  But when black people have guns, we’re treated like second class citizens. Why does the gun lobby use black people to bolster their agenda but stay silent on issues that matter most to […]

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On Tuesday, hundreds of Baltimore students walked out of class to march to City Hall in protest of gun violence.Students from both public and private schools across the city, marched together.

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Dwyane Wade paid a surprise visit to Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School to thank students for their inspiring response to last month’s mass shooting at their Parkland, Florida, campus.

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Candace Owens, the director of urban engagement for conservative student organization Turning Point USA, recently told Fox and Friends hosts that the National Rifle Association (NRA) was founded as a civil rights organization that trained Black people to arm themselves.

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Business leaders are not exactly leading the charge for the stricter guns laws. Their actions came in response to protests by the students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School manufacturers.

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Black Community, Communities of Color, Cory Booker, Domestic Violence, Gun Control, Inner City Violence, News, Parkland Shooting, Politics, Senator Cory Booker, Video -

(In this preview clip of our exclusive interview with Sen. Cory Booker, he tells theGrio’s Natasha Alford why the gun control debate must include black communities.) In the wake of the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida, a new wave of gun control activism has overtaken the country. The passionate pleas and tearful cries of […]

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The latest school mass shooting in Florida, and the unfolding debate over gun control and […]

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When Killer Mike has something to say you best believe it’s going to make you think. The outspoken and politically conscious rapper took to Instagram to post a photo of an AR-15 and wrote: “To be very frank, As a member of a group of Americas who have only been free 54 yrs I don’t […]

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From Black Panther‘s BIG box office win…to teens taking a stand against guns… to Trump trolling instead of being presidential… Here’s #TheDownload for Tuesday, February 20th. On Sunday night, Donald Trump came for Oprah Winfrey— because apparently POTUS doesn’t know how the internet works. The notoriously thin-skinned and Twitter obsessed president apparently couldn’t take it when Oprah put […]

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The GOP Congress just made it easier for people with mental disabilities to get their […]

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@AP, Barack Obama, Charleston Church Massacre, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Control, Mass Shootings, Orlando Nightclub shooting, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Was it homegrown terrorism, hatred or random gun violence? Americans searching for answers after the Orlando shootings are finding no easy solutions from President Barack Obama, who is conceding that a deadly mix of extremism and easy gun access have made future tragedies almost a foregone conclusion. -One Year Since Charleston Shooting, […]

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