Gun-Control

Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America Successfully Pressures Starbucks To Stop Allowing Guns In Stores

Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America Successfully Pressures Starbucks To Stop Allowing Guns In Stores

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a campaign pressuring Starbucks to eliminate guns from its stores nationwide in early July. Just two months later, Starbucks is announcing that the company will no longer allow guns on its property, both inside and outside of its stores. Until now, Starbucks […]

California seizes guns from owners – and it might become a national model

California seizes guns from owners – and it might become a national model

In California, the government is already coming for the guns. Notwithstanding the Second Amendment, rules and regulations across the United States outline certain restrictions for who can legally possess a firearm. In the state of California, factors such as a felony conviction or a history of mental health issues mean roughly 20,000 gun owners are […]

Aiming high: California trumps New York with toughest gun law

Aiming high: California trumps New York with toughest gun law

California announced it will pioneer the US’ harshest gun control laws a week after New York claimed the accolade. The legislation comes after a wave of fatal shootings and has been criticized by opposition as a game of ‘one-upmanship’ with New York. The new legislation, consisting of 10 different proposals, will dramatically crack down on […]

Thousands march for gun control in Washington

Thousands march for gun control in Washington

Amid growing national debate over gun violence, thousands of people marched in Washington on Saturday to press Congress and state legislators to back gun control measures. The marchers were joined by some 100 residents of Newtown, Connecticut, where a mass elementary school shooting left 20 first-graders and six teachers dead. People in the crowd were […]

Mentally ill murderer gets weapons permit and buys arsenal of guns

Mentally ill murderer gets weapons permit and buys arsenal of guns

Nearly 20 years after he was convicted of shooting his own mother to death, Christian Oberender of Minnesota is back behind bars for illegally owning a small arsenal of firearms. Authorities became reacquainted with Oberender, now 32, late last year when a complaint was filed by someone who came across his Facebook page. When authorities […]

Firearms instructor leaves gun in school bathroom

Firearms instructor leaves gun in school bathroom

In response to last month’s massacre in Newtown, a Michigan charter school hired a firearms instructor as a security guard – only to find that the armed guard forgot his gun in the school bathroom. The school took the National Rifle Association’s advice in hiring an armed guard, but the retired Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. […]

NRA demands more guns in schools while protesters yell ‘Stop killing our kids’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

NRA demands more guns in schools while protesters yell ‘Stop killing our kids’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

One week exactly after a horrific shooting at Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary claimed the lives of 20 children and half-dozen adults, the National Rifle Association (NRA) is imploring for guns in every school across America. “I call on Congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every […]