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The Trace 5h
A new study suggests that red flag laws may help prevent mass shootings: 21 Californians who threatened a mass shooting were stopped by gun violence restraining orders, researchers say.
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When President Trump asked the NRA's Wayne LaPierre whether the gun group was willing to budge on background checks, LaPierre’s response was an unequivocal “no.”
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What do you do when someone who is mandated to carry a gun feels suicidal? As the NYPD grapples with a suicide crisis, a former NY State trooper floats some innovative solutions.
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An online gun seller says NASCAR will no longer allow ads that feature assault weapons.
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The Trace Aug 23
A former New York State trooper says the key to reducing police suicides is support and understanding from their fellow officers and superiors. Not helpful: Ostracizing an officer for seeking out mental healthcare.
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The Trace Aug 23
More than 2,400 kids and teens have been shot in America so far this year:
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The Trace Aug 23
Dick’s Sporting Goods saw its strongest single-quarter sales in three years despite cutting back gun sales. More in today's Daily Bulletin:
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The Trace Aug 23
The plan to oust NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre this past spring had more support within the organization than previously known, reports.
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The Trace Aug 23
Focusing on the perpetrators of mass shootings can inspire future killers, research suggests. The Trace and are developing guidelines for covering gun rampages. Members of the media can join the project here:
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The Trace Aug 22
Walmart plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a mass shooting. The rebuilt interior, which will include a memorial to the victims, will take 3-4 months to complete.
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The Trace Aug 22
An elementary school cheerleading squad in Ohio was asked to sell raffle tickets for a semi-automatic rifle. Despite concern from some parents, the tickets "sold like hot cakes," the squad's president said.
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The Trace Aug 22
Democratic lawmakers in Florida have called for a special legislative session to consider stronger gun laws, but the Republican governor wants them to focus on threat assessment instead.
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The Trace Aug 22
Arms traffickers are turning to sites like Snapchat to circumvent California's strict gun laws, law enforcement officials tell .
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The Trace Aug 22
President Trump wants to spend $40 to $60 million on an initiative that would identify links between mass shootings and mental illness—despite the fact that experts say gun access is more of a risk factor.
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The Trace Aug 22
A House Democrat is widening his probe into the NRA's nonprofit status, it was revealed yesterday. Here's our guide to all 10 active inquiries into the gun group:
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The Trace Aug 22
Despite reducing its gun business, Dick’s Sporting Goods saw its strongest single-quarter sales in 3 years.
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The Trace Aug 22
As more details come out about the lavish spending of NRA executives, Democrats in the House are widening their probe into the group’s nonprofit status.
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The Trace Aug 22
Republican Senator Jodi Ernst was booed at a recent town hall in her home state of Iowa after she blamed mass shooting on mental illness. "Do something!" audience members shouted.
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The Trace Aug 22
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The 37-year-old suspect, who was apprehended after a co-worker tipped off police, is the 28th person to be arrested for a mass shooting threat since the El Paso and Dayton shootings.
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The Trace Aug 22
Police in California arrested a cook at a Marriott hotel who allegedly planned to open fire on guests and employees. He was found with assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines.
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