Guns

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
People gather at the Michigan state capitol for a so-called "Stop the Steal" rally in support of outgoing President Donald Trump on November 14, 2020, in Lansing, Michigan. (Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images)
"It is a sad fact that the shameful actions by certain Republicans to smear our democratic institutions and deny the clear will of the voters has undeniably created this dangerous, hostile atmosphere."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Far-right militia members armed with weapons including assault rifles in Stone Mountain, Georgia on August 15, 2020. (Photo: Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images)
Citing her "sworn duty to protect every voter and their right to cast the...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.) is a former police captain who said he would shoot armed black protesters. (Photo: KATC screen grab)
The Louisiana lawmaker is a staunch gun rights advocate in an open carry state.

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Stop Gun Violence
Less than a month after just one mass shooting, New Zealand's Parliament voted 119-1 Wednesday to ban most military style assault rifles and semiautomatic weapons in the most sweeping changes to the country's gun laws in decades. The measure, passed after a white supremacist killed 50 people and wounded dozens more at two mosques in Christchurch, also includes a buyback program of existing weapons; lawbreakers can face a prison term of up to five years. During an expedited debate that swooped...

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