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Meet the 2 agents on California’s gubernatorial recall election ballot

Agents David Bramante (R) and Kevin Paffrath (D) both made the ballot, and are hoping for the chance to make their mark on California politics.
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How to reduce gun violence without taking people’s guns

Approximately 41,000 people are killed each year due to gun violence. That's more lives lost to guns than to car accidents. So why do we devote more attention (and money) to car safety than we do gun safety?As Northwell Health CEO Michael Dowling points out, the deaths are not the whole story. The physical, emotional, and psychological trauma reverberates through communities and the public at-large. "This is just not about guns," says Dowling," this is a serious public health issue and we've got...
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Encrusting a Gun With LEGO Does Not Change Hearts and Minds, but It Does Attract Lawyers

We’ve learned the hard way that certain toxic mixtures trigger such foreseeable harm that they should never have made it past the drawing board. Medical advice and Lysol. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Facebook. Cops and surveillance toys. In that vein, today we learn what happens when LEGO bricks merge with Glocks:…Read more...
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Biden lays out plan to combat gun violence in the US, calls for a 'zero tolerance' approach to take on rogue gun dealers

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File President Biden and Attorney General Garland announced initiatives aimed at stemming gun violence. The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing calls for policing reform after the death of George Floyd have increased the stakes for action. Biden has long pushed for gun control legislation, including a ban on assault weapons. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. President Joe Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday l...
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Families Torn Apart In San Jose Workplace Massacre

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Fox News guest draws baseless conclusion that mass shooters 'probably got vaccinated' and 'will come out exactly in tandem with the number of vaccinations'

Fox News coverage of a mass shooting in San Jose, California on May 26, 2021 Screenshot via Fox News A Fox News guest baselessly claimed that rising COVID-19 vaccinations will cause mass shootings. "You can be sure they probably got vaccinated," retired NYPD detective Pat Brosnan said of shooters. Mass shootings and gun violence overall actually increased during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Fox News guest baselessly claimed that mass shooters "will come ...
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How to Have the 'Gun Talk' With Other Parents

I grew up in a rural town in Michigan with several relatives who are avid hunters and, therefore, had guns in their homes. (In one case, those guns were probably stashed in random ceiling tiles and hollowed-out books, in preparation for an imagined future government raid.) Today, I live in Flint, Mich., a city with…Read more...
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Biden is betting big with plans to remake America. Here are 6 takeaways from Biden's speech.

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress as Vice President Kamala Harris (L) and Speaker of the House U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) look on in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol. Doug Mills/Getty Images President Joe Biden delivered his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night. Biden called for an ambitious pandemic economic recovery plan focused on jobs, infrastructure, and childcare. He also called for changes to immigration and foreign ...
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Dr. Fauci responds to uptick in gun violence in the US: 'How can you say that's not a public health issue?'

Alex Wong/Getty Images Dr. Fauci spoke on the rise in gun violence in the United States this year, calling it "horrifying." "How can you say that's not a public health issue?" Fauci said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday. Fauci's remarks following a rise in mass shootings across the country. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci called the uptick in mass shootings "horrifying" when asked on CNN's "State of the Union" if gun violence is a p...
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Biden says gun violence 'stains our character and pierces the very soul of our nation' in response to Indianapolis mass shooting

President Joe Biden speaks about the Colorado shootings in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2021. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Biden said gun violence "stains our character" after the latest mass shooting in Indiana. A gunman killed eight people and injured others after opening fire in a FedEx facility. The Indianapolis massacre is the latest in a string of mass shootings in 20201. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden sa...
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Biden orders gun control actions — but they show his limits

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE, AAMER MADHANI and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden put on a modest White House ceremony Thursday to announce a half-dozen executive actions to combat what he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment” of gun violence in America. But he said much more is needed. And while Biden had proposed the most ambitious gun-control agenda of any modern presidential candidate, his moves underscored his limited power to act alone on guns with difficult pol...
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Biden orders gun control actions — but they show his limits

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE, AAMER MADHANI and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden put on a modest White House ceremony Thursday to announce a half-dozen executive actions to combat what he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment” of gun violence in America. But he said much more is needed. And for Biden, who proposed the most ambitious gun-control agenda of any modern presidential candidate, his limited moves underscored his limited power to act alone on guns with diffic...
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Biden Calls Gun Violence In America An ‘International Embarrassment’

President Biden called the scourge of gun violence in America an "international embarrassment" on Thursday as he announced executive actions to address the vexing issue weeks after mass shootings in Georgia and Colorado. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Biden tightens some gun controls, says much more needed

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE, AAMER MADHANI and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment.” “The idea that we have so many people dying ever single day from gun violence in America is a blemish on our character as a nation,” Biden said during remarks at the W...
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Biden says gun violence in the US is an 'international embarrassment' as he announces new executive actions

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File President Joe Biden took his first executive actions to tackle gun violence in the country. Biden aims to restrict "ghost guns," which are self-assembled firearms without serial numbers. Biden also called on Congress to pass sweeping gun safety reforms. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced his first executive actions amid renewed pressure to address gun violence in the US following a slew ...
Tags: Politics, News, Guns, Congress, Colorado, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, United States, House, Arizona, Gun Control


Biden unveiled 6 executive actions to curb gun violence, including model 'red flag' laws and action on 'ghost guns'

President Joe Biden speaks about the Colorado shootings in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2021. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Biden announced a series of actions his administration is taking to address gun violence. The actions include drafting model "red flag" laws and tackling "ghost guns." The announcement comes in the wake of recent mass shootings and homicide spikes in US cities. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Colorado, White House, US, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Gun Control, Biden, Gun Violence, Justice Department, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, David Chipman, Gun Control Laws


Here’s What We Know About Biden’s Planned Executive Actions On Gun Violence

President Biden is expected to announce a package of executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence on Thursday, according to Politico. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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A 'gunfight' at a Wilmington, North Carolina house party shooting left 3 dead and 4 injured, police say

ArtOlympic/ Shutterstock Three people were killed and four injured after a shooting at a North Carolina house party. Wilmington Police said officers responded early Saturday to the scene where "a gunfight had erupted." The shooting follows a violent month in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Three people died and four were injured after a shooting at a house party early Saturday morning in Wilmington, North Carolina.According to a series of tweets and a post on th...
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Looking at the data about 2020's homicide spike provides no clear or easy answers

The Intercept has a comprehensive but digestible article examining the data, and potential theories, around the unexpected homicide increase in 2020. Was it because of pandemic isolation or depression? Was it desperation, caused by unemployment? Was it the ongoing protests for racial equality, and the pushback against overzealous policing? — Read the rest
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2020 saw more gun deaths in the US than any year in over two decades, showing even a pandemic couldn't stop the violence

New York Police Department installs tape around crime scene on August 16, 2020, near Prospect Park in Brooklyn where fatal shooting occurred. Lev Radin/Getty Images There were a record number of gun violence deaths in 2020: 19,379. This represents a huge leap from recent years, and the highest number in over two decades. By one definition, there were also 611 mass shootings in 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. Last year saw the highest number of gun violence deaths in ...
Tags: Politics, News, Colorado, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Brooklyn, Boulder, Mass Shootings, Gun Violence, New York Police Department, Prospect Park, Garen Wintemute, John Haltiwanger


A breakdown of gun terminology to help you in discussions on mass shootings and debates over gun control

AR-15 rifles are displayed for sale at the Guntoberfest gun show in Oaks, Pennsylvania, on October 6, 2017. Joshua Roberts/Reuters The language surrounding firearms can be tricky. "Assault-weapons," for example, is among the most divisive phrases in debates over gun control. There's been a renewed discussion over gun control following recent mass shootings. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Given the ongoing and divisive debate over gun control in the US, it'...
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Senate GOPers Use Gun Violence Hearing To Denigrate BLM Protests

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday held the first in a series of hearings aimed at mitigating gun violence in the wake of two recent mass shootings within one week — first in Atlanta, Georgia, and then in Boulder, Colorado.  The hearing, which was scheduled before a suspected gunman opened fire in a Colorado supermarket, killing at least 10 people on Monday night, followed the passage of a gun safety bill by the House less than two weeks ago, that will likely face roadblocks in the ...
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Biden says flags were still at half-staff for Atlanta victims when the Colorado shooting happened

President Joe Biden speaks about the Colorado shootings in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2021. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Biden offered an emotional response to Monday's shooting in Boulder, Colorado. He said that flags were still lowered for Atlanta victims when the Boulder shooting unfolded. Biden on Tuesday called for gun reforms, including an assault-weapons ban. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Tuesda...
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Obama says that a pandemic 'cannot be the only thing that slows mass shootings' in response to the Colorado massacre

With a tear running from his eye, President Barack Obama recalls the 20 first-graders killed in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School, while speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Obama said that COVID-19 should not be the only factor slowing down the pace of mass shootings. A gunman killed 10 people, including a police officer, at a Boulder, CO, grocery store on Monday. Obama said the US must "make it harder for...
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GOP Sen. John Kennedy compares gun violence to drunk driving in hearing after Colorado shooting: 'The answer is not to get rid of all sober drivers'

Sen. John Kennedy, R-La. Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana compared the issue of gun violence to drunk driving on Tuesday. "We have a lot of drunk drivers," the GOP senator said. "We ought to try to combat that too." Kennedy's comments come after 18 people were killed in mass shootings in the past week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana on Tuesday suggested that the issue of gun violence is overblown and shou...
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10 killed in Colorado grocery store shooting

A gunman opened fire in a King Soopers supermarket in Boulder, Colorado Monday evening, killing at least ten people including the first police officer to arrive at the scene. Boulder Police Chief Maris Herold said they have the shooter in custody, but have released no information since the mass shooting. — Read the rest
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Someone invented a "Safe Space Desk" for school shootings.

From Fox8 Mississippi: Serving 20 years in law enforcement, four of those years as a school and research officer in Hancock County, [Todd] Drummond grew to love protecting school children. He retired in 2016, then two years later in 2018 he was devastated to learn children had been killed while at school in Florida. — Read the rest
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Man Kills Baby Mama’s Daughter, Mother, Brother & Cousin After Argument Over Her Stimulus Check

An Indianapolis woman was shot and her 7-year-old daughter, mother, brother and cousin were killed over the weekend after an explosive argument with her child’s father over her stimulus check. According to Fox 59, the shooting suspect, 25-year-old Malik Halfacre, had demanded that Jeanettrius Moore—a mother of two young daughters, one of whom she shares with Halfacre—give him half of the $1,400 stimulus check she received for their daughter, a request that she refused. “He wanted some of Jean...
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Lady Gaga, apparently willing to overlook an attempted homicide, offers $500k and 'no questions' for the return of her bulldogs

I love my dogs, but the Lady Gaga response seems somehow incorrect to me, at least as documented by TMZ. I am hopeful Lady Gaga is also offering some compassion to the gunned-down dog walker. Some indication of concern that a murderous dog-thief is on the loose seems appropriate, but $500k will buy a lot of bullets to fuel their spree. — Read the rest
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L.A. sues Nevada firm over online sales of ‘ghost gun’ kits

LOS ANGELES  — Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced a lawsuit Wednesday against Nevada-based Polymer80 for allegedly violating federal and California law by selling “ghost gun” kits online. “Untraceable ghost guns are the emerging weapon of choice for criminals, here in L.A. and around the country. We’re fighting to stem this tide at a time when gun violence is devastating neighborhoods in our city,” Feuer said. “Nobody who could buy a serialized gun and pass a background check would e...
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