More Mass Shootings Articles

  • Why Harry Reid may revive a gun background check bill

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he may call for a vote on legislation toughening the laws on background checks for gun purchases following the fatal shooting of two police officers and a bystander in Las Vegas. Reid, a Nevada Democrat and a gun owner, said he had no expectation...

  • Everytown report on school shootings is off-target

    The anti-gun group Everytown for Gun Safety on Tuesday published a list of 74 school shootings the group says have taken place since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., in December 2012. "How many more before our leaders pass common-sense laws to prevent gun violence and...

  • Obama: Inability to pass gun control 'biggest frustration,' cites Australian gun crackdown as success story

    President Obama on Tuesday said the “biggest frustration” of his presidency is the country's unwillingness to enact gun control laws. He cited Australian gun control efforts, which included the compulsory buyback of semi-automatic rifles, as a successful model for reducing mass killings,...



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