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Gun Control

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  • New York bans fracking after health report

    New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday. New York Environmental Commissioner Joseph Martens...
  • New York to ban fracking after health report

    New York to ban fracking after health report
    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday. New York Environmental...
  • As Australia mourns siege victims, prime minister launches inquiry

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott called Wednesday for an investigation to determine how self-proclaimed Muslim cleric Man Haron Monis, an Iranian immigrant with a long and volatile history, slipped through the cracks of the nation’s law...
  • Reader feedback Dec. 17: Norfolk shooting, McAuliffe proposal, SS United States plans

    Man detained in shooting A man was taken to the hospital after he was shot in Norfolk on Tuesday morning, according to a police department news release. Police do not believe the man's injuries are life-threatening. A 21-year-old man is detained in...
  • Jeb Bush says he will 'actively explore' 2016 presidential run

    MIAMI Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is basically running for president now, giving him instant front-runner status and implicitly pressuring other Republicans to decide whether to run for the White House against him in 2016. "I have decided to actively...
  • Australian anti-gun group urges review of 'watered down' laws

    A black market in illegal weapons in Australia and a strong right-to-arms lobby are undermining some of the toughest gun laws in the world, an anti-gun group said on Tuesday, after a deadly siege at a Sydney cafe by a man with a shotgun. Police stormed...
  • On anniversary of Sandy Hook tragedy, Congress should act on gun laws

    Two years ago this week, at Sandy Hook Elementary School, 20 children and six adults were killed in one of the deadliest school shootings in our nation's history. I will never forget the horror of how those children died shot at close range with a high-...
  • Newtown victims' families sue maker of gun used in 2012 attack

    Newtown victims' families sue maker of gun used in 2012 attack
    The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose. While...
  • McAuliffe rolls out gun reforms

    McAuliffe rolls out gun reforms
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a package of proposed gun control measures Monday, saying Virginia should reinstate its one-handgun-a-month rule and tighten restrictions on who can carry a gun to target domestic abusers. He also called for new background...
  • Virginia governor seeks to reinstate restrictions on handgun sales

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, on Monday called to reinstate restrictions on the purchase of handguns, in a move that opponents described as unlikely to succeed with a Republican-dominated legislature. McAuliffe asked lawmakers to...
  • Israelis armed and ready for prayer

    JERUSALEM At the conclusion of synagogue services on a recent Friday night, there was a special announcement: "In light of the security situation, everyone who has a valid gun license and a weapon should please come to services armed. Unfortunately, not...