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1 Sep
US President Joe Biden's administration moved Thursday to close loopholes that allow people to sell guns without a dealer license, which would require them to perform background checks on purchasers.
14 Jun 2022
Two horrific massacres in recent weeks have succeeded in bringing Democrats and Republicans close to the most significant federal legislation addressing US gun violence in three decades.
5 Aug 2019
US President Donald Trump on Monday told a nation mourning the death of 31 people in two-weekend mass shootings that he rejected racism and white supremacist ideology, moving to blunt criticism that his anti-immigrant rhetoric fuels violence.
5 Aug 2019
Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called Monday for the United States to "control the indiscriminate sale of weapons" after a shooting in Texas left eight Mexicans dead.
27 Jun 2019
Queen of pop music, Madonna has released the video for "God Control", one of the tracks on her recently released album, "Madame X". The graphic video is leaning towards the controversial side as it features graphic scenes of gun violence and people being gunned down at a nightclub. It begins and ends with Madonna typing…
26 May 2019
The Public Relations Officer of World Igbo Congress, Basil Onwukwe, has blamed the Federal Government for the plight of citizens...
23 Mar 2018
Florida high school student Aalayah Eastmond will join a massive crowd of Americans -- expected to number in the hundreds of thousands -- taking part in nationwide protests for gun control on Saturday.
1 Mar 2018
President Donald Trump has surprised lawmakers by embracing gun control measures that are tougher than usually supported by his party, as students returned to the site of America's latest horrific school shooting.
22 Feb 2018
A "gun free" school is nothing but a "magnet" for criminals, President Donald Trump said Thursday, a day after proposing to train and arm some teachers to keep US schools safe.
19 Feb 2018
US President Donald Trump signaled support Monday for a bipartisan effort to improve a national system of background checks for gun purchases in the wake of the Florida school shooting.
19 Feb 2018
Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" politicians into reforming laws that make firearms readily available.
16 Feb 2018
President Donald Trump acted as consoler-in-chief Thursday to a nation despondent over the latest mass shooting of school kids, with an address that aimed to assuage -- and steer debate away from the fraught question of gun control.

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