Thousands of Students Across the U.S. Stage Walkouts to Protest Gun Violence

Thousands of students across the United States staged walkouts at schools and college campuses on May 26 to protest gun violence after a Texas elementary school shooting killed 21 people earlier this week. Students from over 200 schools in at …

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Bipartisan Group of U.S. Senators Hold First Talks on Gun Safety Legislation

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A bipartisan group of United States senators met during lunch on May 26 in a Capitol basement office to hold talks on a path forward on gun safety legislation after two mass shootings this month. Democratic Senators Chris Murphy and …

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White House Cracks Down on Ghost Guns

Fourth EstateA "ghost gun" frame and other firearm parts are technically legal to purchase but lack serial numbers or registrations, making them difficult to trace by law enforcement. - ATF

United States President Joe Biden announced on April 11 a new regulation to contain homemade guns known as “ghost guns” to address a national crisis of gun violence. At a press conference in the White House Rose Garden, Biden announced …

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NRA Confirms Cyber Attack Last Year

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The National Rifle Association (NRA) said in a filing that it was hit by ransomware attacks last year, confirming a cyber-criminal group’s claims that it had stolen sensitive information from the group. A Russian cyber-crime gang called “Grief” claimed a …

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Germany Announces Disarmament of Far-Right Extremists

German interior minister, Nancy Faeser announced a 10-point plan to combat far-right extremism in the country including the disarmament of far-right extremists and tightening gun laws. According to Faesar, disarming extremists equated to “taking away the space for contempt for …

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Ohio Governor Signs Ends Concealed Carry Permit Mandate

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed Senate Bill 215, a bill that ended the state’s mandate on preventing people from carrying concealed firearms without training or permits. By June 12, all Ohioans aged 21 and older who are allowed to …

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UAE Calls For Immediate Release of Rwabee Ship, Its Crew Hijacked By Houthi

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the UN, Lana Nusseibeh on Monday called for the immediate release of the Rwabee ship and its crew members, which were hijacked by Iran-backed Houthi militia on January 3. …

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