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Students nationwide participated in the ENOUGH walkout by leaving school and rallying for stricter gun control. Students knelt in front of the Capitol while the names of the Parkland shooting victims were read off one by one.
The STOP School Violence Act aims to connect students and teachers with law enforcement officers so warning signs can be acknowledged and addressed before a violent incident occurs.
With the new legislation, a federal court order would prohibit an individual from purchasing or possessing any firearms for 180 days.
The lawsuit, announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, references the “Supremacy Clause” in the U.S. Constitution, which states that federal law takes precedence over any state or local law.
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By Celia Raney WASHINGTON — Members of the House of Representatives from New York and supporters of 9/11 victims are calling on Office of Management and...
“We’re putting boots on the ground, knocking on doors and organizing one of the biggest volunteer and field operations in the country,” said Deirdre Schifeling, executive director of Planned Parenthood Votes.
“We have always had individuals with mental health problems in our society," Rep. Ryan Costello (R-Pa.) said. "What else is going on out there that might take someone who has a mental health problem and have that person with that problem turn to a mass shooting?”
Dick’s chairman and CEO, Ed Stack, also called on Congress to consider several pieces of gun control legislation, including universal background checks and banning bump stocks.
By Celia Raney WASHINGTON – In the wake of the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School in Florida, many Democrats in Congress...