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Seattle authorities used “Red Flag” gun laws to disarm a Neo-****

Kaleb J. Cole (aka "Khimaere") is the 24-year-old leader of the Washington State cell of the Atomwaffen Division, an international network of violent Neo-Nazis. Aside from generally spewing hateful rhetoric, Cole had also been seen participating in Atomwaffen's "Hate Camps," sharpening his rifle skills for more extremist violence.

Fortunately, he no longer has ...

Washington is finally starting to do something about gun violence, just not about mass shootings

The House Judiciary Committee actually held a hearing about gun violence in late September. But you probably didn't hear about it—either because the rest of US politics are so overwhelmingly terrible right now, or because it lacked the dramatic oomph of mass shootings or the inevitable gun ban proposals that always seem to follow.

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Nearly 150 CEOs send letter to Congress urging action on gun violence

Some of the biggest names in business, including the CEOs of Twitter, Uber, Reddit, Conde Nast, Bad Robot and a host of others sent a letter to Congress this morning urging immediate action on gun violence. The letter follows similar pleas from Walmart after shootings at the country's largest retailer left nearly 30 people dead ...

Pastor’s wife attempts gun violence to settle argument

The wife of a West Virginia pastor apparently wanted to shoot another woman, but the Pastor realized her intent as she stormed out of the Church to fetch her pistol. Her husband followed her to her car where a single shot was fired, in the Church parking lot. Reportedly they wrestled for the weapon.

Newsweek:

According ...

Walmart announces major plans to scale back gun sales

After two shootings in their El Paso, Texas and Southaven, Mississippi stores, the CEO of Walmart has announced major changes to the chain's gun sale policies, including no longer selling ammunition for assault-style weapons and discontinuing the sale of handgun ammunition.

CEO Doug McMillion revealed the changes in a company-wide email sent this morning. ...

Beto O’Rourke launches ‘this is f*cked up’ T-shirts after Texas shooting

09.02.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign is selling T-shirts that read "This is f*cked up" in the wake of Saturday's mass shooting in West Texas. The launch comes after O'Rourke made the same comment during a campaign event in Virginia on Saturday, just... ...

‘The Daily Show’ has created a playable game to make a point about gun control

08.09.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

There have been countless examples this week of Republicans who are desperate to blame America's gun violence problem on anything but the guns themselves. In the aftermath of the horrendous mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Trump and his supporters h... ...