Mass Shootings Prompt Debates on Guns, Underlying Causes

Two tragic mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso last weekend prompted a resurgence of debates on gun control, gun rights and underlying causes, both on Capitol Hill and throughout the country. Media coverage was largely split in the aftermath. Many left-leaning outlets focused on white...
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Story of the Week: House Gun Sit-In

On Wednesday , a group of House Democrats staged something new: a sit-in to protest a lack of action on gun control. The 25-hour occupation caught the attention of social media. By sitting in, were the Democrats standing up for something that most Americans support - or was it a time-...
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Story of the Week: Executive Order on Gun Control

On Tuesday , President Obama, with a rare show of tears, issued an executive order on gun legislation . The central piece of the measure seeks to close the “gun show loophole,” which exempts most small sellers from doing background checks and keeping sales records. Strong opinions from...
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